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Respecting the rules of the classroom is non-negotiable

When students enter the classroom, they need to think of it as entering a new country. They are choosing to enter the professor’s realm,...

Pornography is bad news for women

Porn kills. Not literally, but theoretically. Pornography leads to the inhumane and destructive representation of women in society—silently killing the realistic and moralistic mindset of...

Physical books more important than e-books

The pages of a book unlock adventure, information and never-ending amounts of tactile entertainment. The authenticity and accessibility of a paper book outweighs having...

Society should respect intersex people and their identification

Intersex people exist, and it’s time society respects them for who they are—not what everyone wishes them to be. To all of those who may...

Smartphones shed new light on depression

If you’re sad and you know it, check your phone. The medical research team at Northwestern University has created a new smartphone app to detect...

A warning against cultural appropriation

Cultural appropriation has been on the tongue of every media outlet and social media blog around the country, but what exactly does it mean?...

Vaping, hookah use dangerous to students’ health

The answer to the question, “Do you even vape?” should be a resounding, “No.” Students need to know the cons far outweigh the pros of...

Young people should not resort to online dating

It’s no secret in this digital era that technology encompasses most people’s everyday lives. However, the millennial generation should not rely on technological advancements...

Pelosi proves to be a powerhouse in the House

As she emerged from the curtains and took a seat center stage at Texas Tribune Festival Saturday afternoon, U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader...

Keep your opinions off my rights

State Representative Rafael Anchia and Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir fought for the right side of history in regards to gay rights on a...