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May Olvera

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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...
Illustration of different medicine bottles for "Joy," "Sad," and "Flash Dismal"

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...
Illustration of ICE searching for an immigrant family

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...
Illustration of a girl band performing

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...

Millennials are destined to change the world

Few generations have as bad of a reputation as millennials do, and yet we hardly deserve it. Millennials are here to step up to...

Milo Yiannopoulos had to be shut down

In early Feburary, Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart senior editor and alt-right darling, was run out of the University of California at Berkeley by a group...

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,...

Greek organizations are becoming outdated

Texas State has gained national attention for the suspension of four fraternities as a result of a Halloween party that left one young woman...
Illustration of the United States border wall

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...