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Carissa Liz Castillo

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Letter to the Editor: Float Fest does more harm than good...

Dear Naomi Wick, I read with interest your opinion entitled “Float Fest Does More Good Than Harm for San Marcos." I found the article fascinating...
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Letter to the Editor: Texas State does educate on and address...

Dear University Star, My name is Emma Lytle, and I am the President of the student organization, Healthy Cats, here on campus. I read through...
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Letter to the Editor: Socialism is not the solution to millennial...

About a month ago, I read an article in the opinion section of the University Star discussing the high suicide rate among college students—nearly...
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#StudentPressFreedom is an investment in democracy

The rhetoric surrounding journalism in the Trump era is dangerous and hostile for journalists at large. In an age of fake news, shoddy journalism...
My illustration for this "1st gen learner" article; basically an analogy to being sent into combat without a weapon and blindfolded...oh and also there are land mines.

First-gens need greater resources to combat disadvantages

Not everyone who attends college is fresh out of high school and enrolled as a full-time traditional student. There are non-traditional students who enroll...
Food insecurity leads students to skip meals.

Food insecurity in students leads to improper nutrition

Food insecurity amongst college students is rising, and practicing improper nutrition should not be the standard for these issues. When thinking of the different types...
As an institution of learning, Texas State should cater to all learning styles.

Ingram Hall should not be the only facility that caters to...

There are several learning types such as aural, visual, physical, verbal, and logical. Each student uses one of these, or a combination of any,...
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Texas State does not prepare graduates for post-grad anxieties

The stress students feel as their graduation dates approach is a common sentiment among university students. Not only are students abruptly spit out into...
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Colleges are not indoctrinating students to be more liberal

Many conservative activists claim universities and colleges around the nation are too politically liberal. Many conservatives on college campuses, Texas State included, feel that...

Texas State is failing in its Hispanic Serving Institution designation

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...