The Daily Texan

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Social media ‘bubbles’ harm meaningful discourse

January 30, 2017

Eighteen months. We “argued” for 18 months. We watched our Facebook feeds tell us the information we wanted to hear for 18 months. We stayed trapped in our own little bubbles for 18 months....


Northwest corner of UT campus needs a gym

April 22, 2016

The FAC vs. the PCL. Kinsolving vs. J2. The Union vs. the SAC. These are among the oldest on-campus rivalries known to UT students, but let us put those aside for a second. Pay attention to the lack of...


The end of SG campaigns should not end scrutiny

April 8, 2016

The prodigal campaign has won. We should see that culture change soon — all we need to do is kick back and wait for a bit. Student Government does not need monitoring, the executive alliance knows...


Students should keep faith in Student Government

March 25, 2016

“Through this one-and-a-half-month-supposed-to-be-two-weeks election process, I have seen leaders in the student body align themselves with some unethical decisions,” vice presidential candidate...


Student Government election code must be revised

March 4, 2016

Once charges are filed against the candidate’s campaign, the Election Supervisory Board is required by the election code to hold a hearing and rule on the charge as soon as possible. Over eight hearings...


Coldplay’s music video isn’t cultural appropriation

February 19, 2016

I am American-born, but South Indian by descent. I personally experienced both worlds throughout my life, and understand both fairly well. I have learned throughout my several visits that India is a country...


Wake up, sheeple: Disrupting the power of media bias

January 28, 2016

You. Yes you. You don’t live in a democracy. If you registered to vote, don’t show up to the polls. You’re better off going home and binge-watching Netflix. You cannot be an activist....