Sunday, October 22, 2017
Home Authors Posts by Rudy Martinez

Rudy Martinez

7 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Opinions Columnist

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...

A letter to President Trump: Posthumously pardon Timothy McVeigh

Mr. President, I must admit, after a tumultuous start to your presidency, the last couple of months have restored the nationalist and traditionalist fervor that...

God (or How I Learned to Disbelieve and Hate Theology)

As I write this, the passing of my brother-in-law, whom I have known for 16 years, is not even a day old. Sergio Hernandez,...

Dane Powell is a hero

On Jan. 20, thousands of protesters from across the country descended upon Washington D.C. to protest the inauguration of proto-fascist Donald Trump. Several hundred of...

The Grenfell Tower tragedy is a case of political murder

The latest tragedy to befall the United Kingdom, a country that has had a grip on headlines in the last year, concerns a fire...

The West’s unavoidable new reality

Dearest Europe, sister of mine, where have you gone wrong? Considering the latest ISIL-inspired terrorist attack on June 3, the United Kingdom now faces...

100 years onward, the Russian Revolution continues to inspire

On May 27th, in perfect Austin fashion, Alamo Drafthouse at The Ritz showcased what it calls “one of the most immersive and rarefied experiences...