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Christophobia is Islamophobia

Many people on the left have been steadfast about countering Islamophobia and standing up for their Islamic brothers and sisters in the wake of...

Grunge is dead and so are all my heroes, but I’m not romanticizing it...

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...

Mommas, don’t let your Bobcats grow up to be TXST Avengers

Before Bobcats even step on campus, they know four icons thanks to social media. The Texas State “Avengers” have become campus ambassadors in their...

Partisan is the new racism

The ongoing debate over which version of democracy is optimal began a long time ago and will likely rage on forever. Ironically, in 2017...

In response to “What if it were you?”

The University Star recently received a letter from a student concerning the ethics of our school newspaper regarding the arrest of Colton Duncan, former student...

Letter to the editor: What if it were you?

David Coby At the height of former Vice President Colton Duncan’s controversial arrest, I watched my fellow students run wild with accusations directed at me,...

The media needs to stop victim smearing

  When reporting a story, media sources have the responsibility of sharing the facts of the case. However, not all facts reported are relevant and...

Trump’s bombing could do more harm to America than good 

The Syrian government used chemical weapons April 4 to attack its own civilians while they slept. The result left the world stunned as gruesome pictures...

Allies should know their role

The foundation of being an ally is recognizing that your experience in life is different and possibly easier than that of a member of...