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College athlete exploitation has gone on for too long

May 4, 2016

Last Thursday, on the first night of the NFL Draft, we were all privy to a tragic scandal. Offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil was subjected to humiliation on live, national television as a video of consuming...

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Protesting Kissinger is unacademic, harms academic inclusivity

April 20, 2016

From April 26 to 28, the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library at UT will host the Vietnam War Summit. The event will feature many distinguished speakers such as Secretary of State and Vietnam War veteran...

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Increasingly bloody drone warfare needs transparency

April 6, 2016

On March 7, President Obama announced that the White House would soon be releasing a report detailing casualty figures from drone strikes abroad. The announcement came in the wake of a drone strike in...

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Despite early loss, Smart’s reign brings hope

March 23, 2016

Despite ending on a sour note, basketball head coach Shaka Smart’s first year at UT has been a resounding success. Smart promised an exciting brand of basketball on the 40 Acres, a change from the...

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Accusations against Supreme Court undermine trust in SG

March 21, 2016

To be frank, this year’s executive alliance election has been embarrassing. The average student has been forced to sit idly by as they witness impeachment legislation, Supreme Court resignations...

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Bernie Sanders memes inhibit educational election dialogue

March 2, 2016

Are you a single Democratic socialist looking for a date who shares your commitment to reducing wealth inequality? If so, there is a place for you: www.berniesingles.com — the ideal destination for...

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Apple should not provide backdoor to FBI

February 24, 2016

The investigation of the shooting that occurred in San Bernardino, California, last December has become a battleground over American citizens’ right to privacy, specifically regarding electronic...

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Fanfare over Kanye West can be unhealthy

February 17, 2016

Musician Kanye West is more than his music. West is a cultural icon. He is the single most responsible person for taking the rap genre from exclusively “gangsta rap” to the more authentic,...

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College coaches deserve the brunt of the blame in recruiting scandals

February 10, 2016

College athletics can be a lot of fun — the pageantry, the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. All of these things together create what’s become an integral part of the American pop...

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Iowa caucus reveals unsavory side of American political system

February 8, 2016

In shades of Florida in 2000, Monday night’s Democratic Iowa Caucus revealed that the voting process in the country does not always run as smoothly as we would like to imagine. Bernie Sanders and...