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Carrington Tatum

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Lift the ban on Minister Louis Farrakhan

There is value in having diverse ideas and being open to unconventional rhetoric. However, media should push to reinstate authentic and constructive conversation into...

Texas State should offer a scholarship for video games

Sports and entertainment have a history of being one-track, get-rich-quick opportunities. Electronic sports or “eSports” is the competitive variant of the ubiquitous pastime of video...

Decolonizing headlines

Last week, The University Star erroneously classified the mass shooting in Las Vegas, which resulted in the death of 59 people, as the “Deadliest Massacre in...

The NFL and the spineless Roger Goodell

The NFL and its commissioner, Roger Goodell, have worked hard to create an image of good character and responsibility by being unbending with their domestic...

ESPN stifles commentator’s first amendment right

ESPN sports commentator Jemele Hill recently faced backlash for calling President Donald Trump a white supremacist in a series of tweets. Trump’s press secretary...

Honest Abe is good with context

A quick Google search is all you need to find a comprehensive list of blog posts exposing the true nature of some of the...

Only real Americans should get statues 

Confederate statues need to come down from parks and public buildings because erecting a statue is to honor the legacy of a person and...

Make America Great Again: Lighten up

Social media has provided a platform to anyone who desires it, regardless of their merit or aesthetic. At no other time in history has...

We need more black professors at Texas State

The evident lack of black professors on campus is a problem that affects everyone. There are more reasons to pay large sums of money...

To be poor and black in America is to be invisible

Since the beginning of his campaign in 2016, President Trump has prided himself in leading the vanguard for the Americans who have gone unheard...