The University Star

Academic writing should be more accessible

James Debbah

November 13, 2018

Filed under Opinions

The education system as we know it was created to serve the people. Its main purpose should be to create a more educated society, a sentiment that still holds true to this day. Universities are a place where many young minds come...

Texas State is failing in its Hispanic Serving Institution designation

Carissa Liz Castillo

November 12, 2018

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The U.S. Department of Education defines a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) as an institution of higher education with a Hispanic student population of at least 25 percent for undergraduate, full-time-equivalent students. Onl...

Letter to the Editor

Toni MacCrossan

November 12, 2018

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinions

Mr. Edison's take in the Nov. 6 issue of The University Star, that students should be involved in the granting of tenure to faculty, does not take into account the complex process involved, nor does he consider that students are no...

Guest submission: The institution of the police, including UPD, is fundamentally oppressive

Brent Green

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Wonderful humans exist who wear a police officer's badge, but there are no good cops. This is because, when an individual puts on the blue uniform, they become a willing member of a hierarchical, racist and coercive institution....

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