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May Olvera

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America’s watchdog—the media—needs to stop sleeping on the job

Formal journalism has strayed from what it should be and has allowed for citizen journalists to pick up the baton of true reporting. Now,...

The American empire could fall under Trump

When the Berlin Wall came down Nov. 9, 1989, some prematurely—and infamously—celebrated “the end of history” and the victory of liberal democracy in the...

Angela Davis’ visit is invaluable to students

Texas State is a university filled with bold and valiant spirits willing to fight for justice. I came to this university to simply and...

White activism is just as bad as Trump’s hate speech

If your activism is out of touch with the poor and people of color, then it is neither radical nor revolutionary. Many of us...

The Pedagog: The Strutters at the Presidential Inauguration

Hosted by Mikala Everett. Starring May Olvera and Katie Burrell.

Trump is right about congressional term limits

Donald Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office includes plenty of terrible proposals, however one idea stands out from the rest—the need...

Social movements should not be “trendy”

Typically social movements arrive from a mutual wish to garner support and growth. However, when social movements become “trendy,” it allows for them to...

Don’t forget Flint: Michigan still dealing with water crisis

Flint, Michigan’s water crisis has not been resolved. The issue has not received major news coverage for months, and most celebrities have stopped speaking out...

Trump is president, so start a punk band

Music is at its best when people are facing heightened social or political struggles; and history has shown that musical movements form and evolve...

Take some time for self-care after the election

Whether you are a Hilary Clinton, Donald Trump or third party supporter, the 2016 election cycle has been emotionally draining for most. In order...