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Making a point about the Black Dot Movement

Social media has proven to be an effective channel to create awareness for numerous taboo subjects. Its latest campaign? Domestic violence. Instagram, Twitter and Facebook...

Planned Parenthood is here to stay

Thousands of men and women in America gave a huge, resounding sigh of relief on Aug. 3 when the Senate successfully blocked a bill...

Increased federal regulations needed for cosmetics industry

  Skin is sensitive, and when students see what is allowed in cosmetic products they will understand why stricter regulations for makeup ingredients are needed. With...

Unwilling sacrifice of slaves and natives should be honored

We all learn in school about the atrocities of slavery and the native genocide that took place in America. Even with the acknowledgement of...

The University Star stands with Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is not a monster—it is a beacon of hope for millions of impoverished and disenfranchised women and men who do not have...

Hip-Hop is not a free pass to say the n-word

When I attended Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend, a white boy in a floral tank top and a cross necklace called me...

The Pope is not as great as his hats suggest

Pope Francis recently visited the United States, and with this holy visit came bipartisan admiration. However, there are still plenty of things the...

Letter-to-the-Editor: Greek organizations benefit Texas State

By Martin Gutierrez Sigma Nu Fraternity Philanthropy Chairman Interfraternity Council Vice President of Public Relations While some fraternity and sorority chapters across the nation are closing their...

Aborted fetal tissue should be used for research

Despite the moral questioning behind this research, the use of aborted fetal tissue is essential for finding cures for deadly illnesses. For every life lost,...

If you don’t vote, you can’t complain

In any democratic or republic form of government, the most important thing people can do is vote to make their voices heard. In a constitutional...