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Don’t give hate speech an audience

Last week, Texas State experienced its periodic visit from a brother Jed-style preacher. With his yelling damnation, a crowd of listeners and protesters quickly...
Saving bees is more than a trend.

Bees and straws aren’t Earth’s only worries

Bees are trendy. Even in 2019, there are countless students roaming college campuses nationwide with simple bee tattoos and stickers with the catchy, “bees...
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Letter to the Editor: Texas State does educate on and address student medical needs

Dear University Star, My name is Emma Lytle, and I am the President of the student organization, Healthy Cats, here on campus. I read through...
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Bobcat Bobbies are not as helpful as they say

While the Bobcat Bobbies service seems to guarantee student safety, it often ends up missing the mark. Bobcat Bobbies is a service Texas State offers...
Tafari Robertson Black Studies Scholarship

Name a black studies scholarship for Tafari

University Advancement should seek a scholarship that pays for the black studies minor and name it for Tafari Robertson. As of now, the projected start...
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Letter to the Editor: Socialism is not the solution to millennial issues

About a month ago, I read an article in the opinion section of the University Star discussing the high suicide rate among college students—nearly...
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STI/HIV screenings need to be offered for free on campus

In 2016, Testing Tuesdays provided students HIV testing, free of charge. Every other Tuesday, an organization called PartySafe administered HIV testing to students on campus....
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Fight the FOMO on Spring Break

Spring break shouldn't mean an automatic plane ticket. It also shouldn't be deemed boring for being too simple. Realistically, most students won’t be having the...
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Letter to the Editor: Open Hearts Movement will create better lives for LGBTQIA+ community

To Whom It May Concern: My name is Andrew Pyle and I’m an LGBT rights activist in Hays County, Texas. I have been a member...
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If they throw confetti, don’t let them walk

Confetti-toss photos soared in popularity several years ago and rapidly became a staple for students excitedly preparing to complete their degrees. Texas State was...