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Beyonce for UT System Chancellor

April 2, 2014

With UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa having turned in his resignation in February, the UT Board of Regents has begun its search for the next Chancellor of the UT system. Like many executive level...

UT students oppose tuition increases; student leaders need to listen

March 25, 2014

Editor's note: This column is part of a point/counterpoint on proposed undergraduate tuition increases. You can find its companion column, arguing in support of the proposed increases, here. Calling...


How UT’s Student Government systematically fails UT students, faculty and staff

March 4, 2014

I would like to congratulate the Rady-Strickland campaign on their successful bid for student-body president and vice president: They managed to make some cool T-shirts, not break any Student Government...

A reply to Dean Gilligan on Shared Service

February 19, 2014

Despite the despairing cries of professors and students of the movement to corporatize institutions of higher learning, there is no debate that the business-ification of the ivory tower has proved incredibly,...


Teach for America can’t offer real solutions to educational inequality

February 5, 2014

UT had more recruits in Teach For America’s 2013 cohort than any other university in the nation. Teach For America, an organization that places high-achieving college students into low-performing...