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Students shouldn’t have to explain themselves before getting help
December 1, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello argues that students should be able to schedule counseling with CMHC without having to first undergo an assessment call.
Prioritize student housing plans in RA selection timeline
November 16, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello argues University Housing and Dining must give Resident Assistant candidates a clear timeline for when they will find out if they received the position.
A waitlist shouldn’t last the semester
November 9, 2020
The Freshman Research Initiative needs to establish a cutoff date for students that have been waitlisted for the program.
UT needs to drop stigmatized language from its mental health terminology
November 3, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello argues that UT’s mental health institutions need to dispose of the term “addiction” and replace it with “substance use disorder.”
Keep students in the loop with testing results
October 26, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello calls on UHS to stop changing the way proactive community COVID-19 testing results are sent to students.
Start the conversation
October 25, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello urges UT to publish an administration wide statement acknowledging climate change.
Undergraduate students deserve to inquire, too
October 12, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello urges STEM professors to offer virtual alternatives to lab-based research.
Stock the shelves with more inclusive masks
October 7, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello urges UT-affiliated stores to sell transparent face masks in support of students who are hard of hearing and rely on lip reading.
Allow individual students to use artistic spaces
September 29, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello argues that individuals should be able to reserve the dance studio and black box theater in the WCP Student Activity Center.
UT Chemistry department needs to address its disregard of ALEKS test scores
September 22, 2020
Columnist Isabelle Costello urges UT chemistry professors to compensate for the dismissal of ALEKS scores.