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Innovation Week a good model for education-technology integration

A month ago, Sept. 27 was celebrated as Alkek Technology Day, as part of Texas State’s Common Experience Innovation Week. The event featured several...
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Graduate students are experiencing a mental health crisis

Between the pressures of completing classwork and studying for tests — especially around midterms and finals — making a concerted effort to maintain one's...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Your Main Point piece in The University Star Volume 108, Issue 07 from October 9, 2018 titled “Students should have more say over...
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Tailgate regulations have clipped traditions

Attendance to home football games have been shoddy for years. The one saving grace for game day fans was the tailgating tradition before kickoff....
The university should act quick to restore the once peaceful co-existence that was once the LBJ Student Center.

Student Center construction should pause during class time

The LBJ Student Center use to be a place of classrooms, ballrooms, and eating Chick-fil-A—a peaceful co-existence between each section. Texas State broke this...
Equating the experience of being conservative with the experience of being a member of the LGBTQIA+ community is blatantly ignorant.

Coming out should not be trivialized

Thursday, Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, a holiday marking the 30th Anniversary of the 1987 March on Washington of Lesbian and Gay...
To be safe from situations similar to Kavanaugh's, college students should be very careful of what they do so their behavior is not used against them.

Students should be careful of their actions in college

Brett Kavanaugh is a drunk. All of the political cartoons and articles were made to portray him this way. 31 years after he had...
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Texas State administrators may be learning to respond to white supremacy

Last Thursday, any false sense of security on the campus quad was rescinded when racist business cards from a white supremacist group appeared scattered...
If college campuses will not teach these ideas then students must go outside and expose themselves to smart intellectual conservative thinkers.

Conservatives for the college mind

Colleges are held as a higher institute of learning for any subject with one notable exception: politics, at least politics that are right-leaning. Liberal professors...
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Students should have more say over tuition fees

Just as voters have a stake in where their tax dollars go, students should receive the same courtesy with their tuition. The average full-time student...