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May Olvera

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College: improve yourself, improve the world

If you were ever told that high school would hold the best years of your life, you were lied to. Attending Texas State will...

Grunge is dead and so are all my heroes, but I’m...

Chris Cornell’s death came as an absolute shock to the world. The string of suicides and accidental overdoses married to the ‘90s grunge scene...

Plasma donation centers exploit college students and the poor

College students frequently struggle to make ends meet and often live paycheck to paycheck. Some use creative ways to make extra money. Plasma donation...

Memes: The millennials’ call to arms

In the age of the absurd and hyper-real, cultural and intellectual diffusion will not be left up to mundane literature or philosophical posturing. Millennials...

Representation in the 2020 census is vital for LGBTQIA equality

Controversy sparked after it was reported the United States Census Bureau would include LGBTQIA individuals in the 2020 census, only to backtrack shortly after...

Missing DC girls are victims being treated as runaways

To some, Washington is a city of extravagance housing a thirst for political influence. However, to many young women, it is a marble wasteland...

Depression—just get over it

Last semester I found myself in a rut. I stayed in bed for days, had zero motivation to do anything productive and found myself...

San Martians step up to protect undocumented neighbors

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, popularly known as ICE, has allegedly arrived in San Marcos after weeks of terrorizing immigrants in Austin. Within a...

San Marcos needs more girl bands and musicians

The local music scene is something I have grown to love, and is a big factor in keeping me in San Marcos. However, this...