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All content by Tenley Jackson
Send this to your situationship

Send this to your situationship

Tenley Jackson, Columnist February 13, 2024
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, columnist Tenley Jackson criticizes campus dating culture and encourages a shift towards more traditional dating.
Student orgs must provide LGBTQ-safe spaces

Student orgs must provide LGBTQ-safe spaces

Tenley Jackson, Columnist February 6, 2024
Columnist Tenley Jackson emphasizes the role of student organizations in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on a post-SB 17 campus.
Giving up and giving out: how I recovered from burnout

Giving up and giving out: how I recovered from burnout

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist November 27, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson shares her experience of losing hope and motivation and encourages students to push through and believe in a better future.
Point: social media is necessary for modern activism

Point: social media is necessary for modern activism

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist November 17, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson defends social media as a necessary tool for activism and suggests healthy media practices for students.
Let it grow: gardening is self-care

Let it grow: gardening is self-care

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist November 7, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson encourages students to view gardening as a way to relax and reconnect with nature.
Your living space affects your headspace

Your living space affects your headspace

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist November 2, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson encourages students to thoughtfully design living spaces to support their lifestyles and well-being.
A recipe for connection

A recipe for connection

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist October 31, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson encourages students to gather around home-cooked meals to save money, reduce food waste and build community.
Austin’s windowless bedroom ban falls short

Austin’s windowless bedroom ban falls short

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist October 25, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson criticizes the recent windowless room ban and urges community members to push for more detailed solutions with increased urgency.
Who is wellness for?

Who is wellness for?

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist September 27, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson discusses the commodification of wellness and emphasizes that wellbeing does not require an excessive amount of time or money.
Having a pet in college is worth it

Having a pet in college is worth it

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist September 14, 2023
Senior Columnist Tenley Jackson shares the impact that owning a pet has had on her well-being and encourages students to consider adopting.
We’re all lonely here, FIGs should help

We’re all lonely here, FIGs should help

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist September 6, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson argues that first-year interest groups (FIGs) should normalize loneliness to incoming freshmen and transfers.
The wellness ripple effect: promote mental health training in student organizations

The wellness ripple effect: promote mental health training in student organizations

Tenley Jackson, Senior Columnist August 29, 2023
Senior columnist Tenley Jackson encourages leaders to sign up their student organizations for wellness workshops through CMHC and Longhorn Wellness Center.
Redescubrir la lectura me hizo mejor persona

Redescubrir la lectura me hizo mejor persona

Tenley Jackson and Jessica Roca August 2, 2023

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 27 de julio por Tenley Jackson y fue traducido al español por Jessica Roca. La mayoría de nosotros recordamos los registros de lectura...

Transfer students deserve housing, too

Transfer students deserve housing, too

Tenley Jackson, Columnist July 31, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson suggests that University Housing and Dining expand the Transfer Living Learning Community to mitigate housing shortages.
Theoretical mathematics: teaching students how to think for themselves

Theoretical mathematics: teaching students how to think for themselves

Tenley Jackson, Columnist July 30, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson asks the UT community to consider how theoretical math and logic-building courses benefit all majors.
Rediscovering reading made me a better person

Rediscovering reading made me a better person

Tenley Jackson, Columnist July 27, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson reflects on the importance of reading in her own life and discusses how the habit can benefit UT students.
Agriculture for holistic education

Agriculture for holistic education

Tenley Jackson, Columnist July 17, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson calls on UT to expand opportunities for students to engage with and learn about agriculture.
Pride, the fight of our lives

Pride, the fight of our lives

Tenley Jackson, Columnist June 19, 2023
During pride month, columnist Tenley Jackson reminds students to think about Pride as an ongoing protest.
(Me)dication: Coping with my ‘crazy’

(Me)dication: Coping with my ‘crazy’

Tenley Jackson, Columnist June 12, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson shares her story, encouraging students to challenge the stigma surrounding mental health medication and psychiatric care.
Go touch grass

Go touch grass

Tenley Jackson, Columnist April 16, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson encourages students to embrace their inner hippie and explore the wellness technique of grounding.
You gotta have a fiddle in the band

You gotta have a fiddle in the band

Tenley Jackson, Columnist April 16, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson defends the integrity of country music with suggestions for music fans based on their favorite non-country artists.
Friendship goes farther than a business card

Friendship goes farther than a business card

Tenley Jackson, Columnist April 2, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson critiques the concept of traditional networking and urges students to view professional connections from a more natural perspective.
Women’s and gender studies isn’t your punchline

Women’s and gender studies isn’t your punchline

Tenley Jackson, Columnist March 30, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson defends the value of women’s and gender studies and encourages interested students to look into UT’s WGS programs.
Give CMHC helping hands to support more students

Give CMHC helping hands to support more students

Tenley Jackson, Columnist March 9, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson encourages CMHC to train volunteers to decrease long wait times
Implement placement tests for coding courses

Implement placement tests for coding courses

Tenley Jackson, Columnist February 28, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson argues that coding languages should be treated like any other language in UT’s curriculum, using placement tests to gauge students’ fluency.
You are more than your productivity

You are more than your productivity

Tenley Jackson, Columnist February 20, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson explores the line between hard work and toxic productivity, warning students against placing their self-worth in how much they can accomplish.
UT Should Provide Period Products in Student Spaces

UT Should Provide Period Products in Student Spaces

Tenley Jackson, Columnist February 12, 2023
Columnist Tenley Jackson calls for UT to prioritize free period products in student spaces.
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