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Improve our core understanding of history

December 3, 2020

Let’s face it: The way United States history is taught isn’t inclusive. Our public education system barely touches on the history of minority groups that do not fit into the white, cisgender,...

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Mandate on-campus quarantine

November 20, 2020

Despite experts’ predictions of a COVID-19 spike this holiday season, UT will not require students to quarantine upon returning to campus in the spring. Since students will be traveling across...

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Reinstate in-person counseling next semester

November 10, 2020

It’s 9 a.m. on a Monday morning, and I’m sitting in the rain so my roommate won’t overhear my counseling session. When the counselor asks me about my goals for therapy, I have to scan...

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UT isn’t prepared to handle Halloween

October 27, 2020

Halloween is a day of camouflage. It’s a holiday built around strangers coming together in celebration. Unfortunately, this previously endearing tradition is now a scary reality for UT students....

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UT professors need to prepare students for life beyond the Forty Acres

October 13, 2020

Despite the pandemic fundamentally changing the college experience, students are all pushing forward for the same reason: to get the most out of their education and establish a career.  However,...

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Let them sit this one out

October 11, 2020

“When the Longhorn Band performs, it will be expected to perform The Eyes of Texas,” Douglas Dempster, dean of the College of Fine Arts, said in a memo to Longhorn Band directors Sept. 24.  This...

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Minority-led student organizations make college less lonely for minority students

September 29, 2020

Computer science sophomore Kennedy Myles comes from a community just like mine: a high school where 99% of the student population was Black and Hispanic. Today, we study at a university where less than...

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Return Miakan-Garza remains

September 25, 2020

This summer, UT denied a request through the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to return the remains of three Native American ancestors to the Miakan-Garza Band of the Coahuiltecan...

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Texas Football is back, but should it be?

September 15, 2020

This past Saturday, football season looked markedly different. Tailgating was banned and markers were placed on seats inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and outside its gates to promote social...