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Sutherland Springs coverage a reminder of the power of community journalism

There are times when people need journalists to be more than just the news providers. There are moments when a reporter should remember there's...
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The tailgate keg ban is bad for the environment

For decades, tailgate has been a treasured part of Texas State’s football home game traditions. Amassing as much school spirit as Bobcats can hold,...
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Bobcat shuttles should require passengers to scan school IDs

The Bobcat shuttles are a major mode of transportation for students, faculty and staff moving to, from and about campus. The system is supported...

Guest submission: The institution of the police, including UPD, is fundamentally oppressive

Wonderful humans exist who wear a police officer's badge, but there are no good cops. This is because, when an individual puts on the...
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Campus carry was the right call

In 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a controversial law allowing licensed students to carry a concealed handgun on college campuses. At the time,...
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Sugar relationships are not deserving of their stigma

The “sugar relationship” culture is a controversial, touchy topic. This is partly because it is rarely understood unless from a firsthand experience. A sugar relationship,...
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A more accommodating counseling center is beneficial to every student

Homework. Relationships. Clubs. A part-time job. Student loans. Planning for the future. These things and more race through the average college student's head. Learning...

Letter to the Editor

Editor's note: The author of this letter has requested to remain anonymous due to possible retaliation. Their identity has been verified by student editors...
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Honors Coffee Forum policy change negatively affects students

The Honors Coffee Forum has been the perfect study room for Texas State students for years. Located in Lampasas and housing the Gallery of...
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Campus early voting window insufficient for midterm student turnout

Editor's Note (10/30): Since the initial online posting of this Main Point on Thursday, Oct. 25, students, faculty and candidates voiced their concerns to the...