Opinions

Opinions

Trump should not cut AmeriCorps’s funding

By Amanda Heileman President Donald Trump wants to eliminate AmeriCorps, a national volunteer service program that receives widespread bipartisan support and is a subset of...

Fostering a better relationship between foster kids and the media

Foster children have been portrayed in movies and television shows as rogue, mysterious and badass. Often, these kids are branded heroes for disobeying the...

The government spying on its citizens is not safe for anyone

By Ryan Seidel Crime and safety, much like technology has drastically evolved over the course of the past century. The most apparent change is in...

“We must make college affordable”

By: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett When I spoke at Texas State’s student convocation last August, I met hardworking and passionate students who deserve support that...

Ivanka Trump should not use the presidential platform for personal business

President Donald Trump’s Twitter account has almost 30 million followers, and the mass media coverage of the Executive Branch is unprecedented. The presidential platform...

Mack Beggs has made history and changed the transgender community for the better

Mack Beggs is a 17-year-old transgender student who recently gained national attention after he was faced with an uncompromising choice: to wrestle against girls...

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...

Next year’s student body vice president shouldn’t call Angela Davis a terrorist

Thug, gangster, criminal and terrorist are words the media sometimes uses to describe people of color, and one of these was applied to the...

Moonlight and Get Out provide more than entertainment

The films Moonlight and Get Out are phenomenal pieces of art; both contain depth in terms of storylines, character development and symbolism. They have...

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...