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Editor’s note

In the Nov. 28 issue of The University Star, we published an opinions column titled "Your DNA is an abomination." The column has received...

A message from The Editorial Board

Correction, Nov. 30 at 5:28 p.m.: The author of this column has jeopardized the atmosphere of inclusivity at this university and will no longer be...
Illustration of teacher teaching her students the alphabet while holding a gun on her hip

Why we should arm teachers

The mass shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, has forced us to take a hard look at...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Your DNA is an abomination”

December 1, 2017 To the Editor of the University Star: As faculty members, we are committed to protecting students engaged in the “free exchange of ideas,”...
Illustration of Russian Statues

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...
Illustration of a man with his suitcase walking through an American flag themed door

I support Trump’s travel ban, here is why

Not every Muslim in the world is an extremist who will commit terrorist attacks, but President Donald Trump’s travel ban is not a racist...

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...

The Israeli occupation of Palestine is terrorism

The conflict on Palestinian land that is perpetuated by Israeli forces has long been beyond the scope of any reasonable claim that the Israeli...

Palestine is not the victim

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been the center of attention for decades and will most likely continue to be for quite some time. A crucial...

Indiana Jones negatively portrays Nazis

Indiana Jones: professor, archaeologist, but American hero? Not even close. He betrays one of the most basic American ideologies: freedom of speech. This charlatan shuts...