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May Olvera

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Blackface was never okay

In the wake of three student athletes at San Antonio’s University of the Incarnate Word donning blackface for their Halloween costumes, we are once...

Heartbreak hits Texas

The morning of Nov. 5 marked the beginning of a nightmare for the close-knit community of Sutherland Springs. A town that had never sought...

The Main Point: Student solidarity more powerful than administrations apathy

Texas State woke up Oct. 30 to a white supremacist banner hung on the eastern wall of the Alkek library with the words “America...

Us Too

On Oct. 5, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey published a story in The New York Times that would go on to spark profoundly painful...

Decolonizing headlines

Last week, The University Star erroneously classified the mass shooting in Las Vegas, which resulted in the death of 59 people, as the “Deadliest Massacre in...

Texas Tribune Festival’s “bathroom bill” panel filled with Republican animosity

This summer, Texans saw the rise and fall of the so-called bathroom bill in the Texas Legislature, which would have denied transgender individuals the use of...

We have tactlessly normalized 2017

If 2016 was the year of political earthquakes – Brexit, Trump’s rise to power, continuously rising tension surrounding police brutality – 2017 is the...

The Main Point: We stand with undocumented students

For many students, Sept. 3 marked the end of their American dream and the beginning of a dreadful nightmare. This past weekend, the Trump...

Democrats have made it clear they are dedicated to losing

The Democratic Party has taken blow after blow in recent national elections. Although some may accredit the losses to Russian intervention, there needs to...

The Main Point: Nazis have no place at Texas State

A mob of torch-wielding white protestors proudly decorated in swastikas and Hitler quotes, chanting known Third Reich slogans and raising their arms in historically...