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Carrington Tatum

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The role of Student Government

Following efforts to impeach Student Body President Connor Clegg on the grounds he no longer represents the university or the student body, the conversation...

A union on fire

Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump gave his annual state of the union address to a polarized capital. Very early in the hour, he established...

Greatest threat to free speech is ourselves

Following an "affirmative action bake sale" organized by The Young Conservatives of Texas at The University of Texas in October 2016, which required some...

Ignore the distractor-in-chief

"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending (its) best...They're rapists and some I would assume are good people." These lines were some of...

2018 is dedicated to growth

January marks the beginning of a new year as well as new resolutions for much of the country. We often set year-long goals that...

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...