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Elena Lara

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Don’t forget us—especially during Hispanic Heritage Month

¡Viva la patria!  Those three words sit at the very core of every Hispanic person. They are laced with love and adoration. They hold pride. They rumble deep...

Don’t forget us—especially during Hispanic Heritage Month

¡Viva la patria!  Those three words sit at the very core of every Hispanic. They are laced with love and adoration. They hold pride. They rumble deep within...

Mental health not getting its just due in media reports

Mental illness is normally a touchy subject. People refuse to acknowledge it exists and become uncomfortable when the topic is discussed. This creates a...

Technology exacerbates cultural divides

Technology has tethered itself into our networked lives. It has emphasized and exacerbated cultural divides and deep-rooted beliefs contrary to the societal progress inherent...

Talk It Out: Should prisoners have a right to vote?

Prisoners are still deserving of basic rights By Allison Chavez Prisoners should retain the right to vote. No matter the severity of their...

Texas State, we have a rat problem

Students are welcomed back from winter break with furry little critters as dorm mates. Laurel, Lantana and Blanco are three halls that have been...

American television is too white, lacks representation

The lack of racial diversity on American television has recently been rightfully challenged. Society has gone from watching black-and-white television screens to, well, just...