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Campus leaders must dare to be boldly political

March 3, 2017

I’ll preface this piece by reiterating — as I’ve done time and time again — that I have been, am and always will be able and willing to advocate for all students on our campus. My...


Participating in elections offers path to improving campus life

February 14, 2017

Do we feel like we’re being ousted too soon? Of course we do — and we’re getting really emotional about it. At any rate, with campuswide elections just around the corner, we want to take...


SG President urges freshmen to set their sights high

August 26, 2016

You’ve said goodbye to your parents, your grandparents and your aunts and uncles; you’ve held your childhood pet tight, and you’ve reassured your high school friends that you’ll...


Caution, cooperation necessary for smooth campus carry rollout

August 1, 2016

Firearms – with the exception of those carried by official law enforcement personnel – do not belong on college campuses. Period. Institutions of higher learning, as the name suggests, are...


Confront recent safety concerns as a campus community

April 14, 2016

I’d be lying if I were to tell you that what happened last week was what I anticipated my first week in office looking like. We took office at noon on Tuesday, and I received a message around...

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Share your story, be the foundation of future change at UT

February 25, 2016

Editor’s Note: In this week’s Forum, the candidates for Executive Alliance were invited to submit 300-word candidate columns. Only light typographical and grammatical changes were made. Our...