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Campus carry bill headed to Governor Abbott’s desk despite dissent

The Texas House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) by a vote of 98 to 47. The bill would allow concealed-carry license...

Proposed river legislation may do more harm than good

San Marcos is known for the beautiful river running through it. Protecting the condition of the San Marcos River and the safety of the people...

Blue Bell will undoubtedly make comeback despite setbacks

The South’s favorite ice cream distributor, Blue Bell Creameries, recently got themselves into a world of trouble after an outbreak of the potentially deadly...

Tenure should benefit students, not just professors

Terrible professors are a plague to higher education and a shameful waste of private and public funding. Terrible tenured professors put students at risk, lowering...

Students must assist community post Memorial Day weekend flooding

Hell has come to Hays County in the form of the leading cause of weather-related deaths, and we are all reeling in the aftermath. The...

A modest removal: women should eliminate female parts

Women’s bodies are constantly scrutinized with extreme specifity. Not only does public opinion depreciatively determine what a female should look like—or not look like—but critics...

Parking permit system costly, dangerous for university students

Potential college students have many things to factor into their decision, including possible financial aid and the cost of tuition. College students are often perceived...

Bruce Jenner ‘trans’cends barriers, aims to inspire others

Bravo to Bruce Jenner for knocking down barriers and transcending expectations by finally being true to who he is after 65 years of living...

Equality should be no-brainer, not discussion

The Texas government has tried to stifle the progression of equality and found itself on the wrong side of history, again. Cue the shock...

Disaster strikes, time to grow up

Amidst a disaster of unprecedented proportions, one would imagine people would act civilly, with concern and compassion. Those people underestimate the grand self-importance of...