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Amira Van Leeuwen is the assistant opinions editor at The University Star and has been with The Star since the fall of 2019. As the assistant opinions editor, Amira copy edits opinion content and assists in managing opinion staff. Before that, she worked as an opinion columnist where she wrote columns related to Texas State students and Texas policies. Amira began attending Texas State in the Fall of 2019 after graduating high school from Medina Valley in Castroville, TX where she served as yearbook editor for the student publication The Panther. Amira is currently a sophomore majoring in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political communication.

Amira Van Leeuwen, Assistant Opinion Editor

Jun 03, 2020
Opinion: Texas State’s Agriculture Department should grow a vegetable garden (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
Opinion: Biden is the best candidate for college students and young people (Story)
Apr 19, 2020
Opinion: Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against Abbott’s Executive Order ill-timed (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Opinion: Gov. Abbott fights against COVID-19 without women in mind (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Opinion: Texas State should revoke their grading policy decision (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
National Coming Out Day should be respected (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Opinion: Inclusivity calls for a time and place (Story)
Feb 14, 2020
Opinion: Stop being afraid to define the relationship (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Greek life is a problem (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Opinion: Access to contraceptives is a human right (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Opinion: Sexual assault needs to be redefined (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Opinion: Students who are parents need to fire the digital babysitter (Story)
Defending the First Amendment since 1911
Amira Van Leeuwen