Society needs to abandon hegemonic Western masculinity and adopt standards based on the content of one’s character and their actions.
While budget cuts make sense, the Texas Department of Agriculture must support the food banks serving a growing number of food insecure Texans.
The Texas State Board of Education needs to go further in its revisions to sex education to address sexual violence and the harassment and assault of people in the LGBTQ community.
Texas schools need more than teen dating violence awareness months. Educational programs about teen dating violence must be encouraged in school curricula.
It is more important now than ever before for us to advocate for healthy levels of political discourse and allow for multiple points of view to be expressed.
Community Voices columnist Tony Pham argues that lower quality online classes and underutilized campus amenities should result in lower tuition
Texas became the first state to surpass 1 million COVID-19 cases, but leaders have given no indication of shutting down again or imposing other restrictions.
Community Voices columnist Dillon Fuquay argues that President Donald Trump’s attempts to undermine the election show a disregard for the rule of law.
Gerrymandering, the filibuster and partisan Supreme Court nominees serve only to exacerbate the political polarization of our nation.
Loyalty toward the party has taken precedence over loyalty toward the nation and its founding principles. President George Washington warned us of the disaster that would result from a two-party system, stating in his Farewell Address:
We must reimagine the role of politics in our lives or our leaders and institutions will continue to stray from their representative foundations.
Community Voices columnist Emma Marshall acknowledges that many have been negatively impacted by the pandemic, but argues that for some, online classes are freeing.
Community Voices columnist Jonathan Demarest argues that President Trump’s vague and hostile rhetoric and isolationist goals have damaged America’s standing internationally.
Community Voices columnist Landry Rhodes says while the Democratic nominee isn’t ideal, he has demonstrated some regard for progressive policies.
“The Legend of Korra” has less complex characters and story threads than “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” and though it covers darker content, it handles those themes poorly.
Cases of Arlington Police killing unarmed citizens demonstrate a need for more discipline and transparency within the force.
Over the past few months, there has been a greater awareness of the damage policing does to our communities. From here in America to France and now Nigeria, people are starting to ask the same question abolitionists have been asking for years: what does a world without police look like?
Community Voices columnist Dillon Fuquay argues that past and present U.S. policies sour what could be a stronger economic relationship between the neighboring countries.
Teachers are already burdened by low pay and long hours; asking those who are more susceptible to COVID-19 to work in person is asking too much.
Health care and education costs, stagnant wages and parental expenditures lead to financial insecurity, which could lead to radicalization if left unaddressed.
The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners recently revised the section of its code of conduct after a recommendation from the office of Gov. Greg Abbott.
Joe Biden has repeatedly said that Americans are united in their love for this country and each other, while Donald Trump asserts that Americans will be united under his presidency.
In spite of the hatred, violence and senseless death that’s left our country reeling, I still think we have it in us to work together and pull through.