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Respect rap music, artists

Natalie San Luis April 11, 2013

The 2013 reductionism award for rap music goes to the April 8 article “The 2012 cheating award for music goes to rap.” The article, about infidelity and hip-hop music, can be characterized...

Refreshing bills about beer

Natalie San Luis April 2, 2013

I was born just down the street from UT at St. David’s, and I’ve never lived farther than 20 minutes away from the Tower. Still, I would never call myself a diehard Texan. Cowboy boots are...

The IFC endorsement endgame

Natalie San Luis March 8, 2013

On the last day of the 2013 Student Government elections, a screenshot image of an email circulated Facebook. The subject line read, “Greeks in SG Elections ’13,” and the author —...

Service should be more than self-serving

Natalie San Luis February 21, 2013

In 2011, I was invited to join Orange Jackets, one of UT’s most prestigious women’s service organizations. Later, I learned that my membership was contingent on my ability to pay several hundred...

Scandalized but unscrutinized

Natalie San Luis February 14, 2013

Last Friday, after a hacker broke into the email account of former President George W. Bush’s sister Dorothy, correspondence belonging to the Bush family went viral — most notably, images of...

Texans deserve revision of drug policies

Natalie San Luis February 7, 2013

When Austin police chief Art Acevedo visited The Dudley & Bob Morning Show on KLBJ in December, it seemed like an ordinary PR appearance — that is, until the last few minutes of the interview. After...

Gov. Perry, get your abortion facts straight

Natalie San Luis January 31, 2013

Last Tuesday, a group of reproductive choice advocates gathered on the steps of the Texas State Capitol to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that protected women’s...

Aaron Swartz: a case for open access at UT

Natalie San Luis January 24, 2013

Two years ago, I coached a nearby high school debate team. When my students needed to research using databases LexisNexis or JSTOR, I gave them my EID and password. Try to say no to a high school student...

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