If the governor wanted to help rape victims, he would focus on prosecuting rape by clearing the backlog of 5,298 untested rape kits in Texas.
Community Voices columnist Jonathan Demarest argues that the governor’s ban on mask mandates goes against the conservative principle of small government.
Community Voices columnists Lisa Mey and Christian Pheng argue that by sexualizing themselves, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion only perpetuate female sexualization in music.
Community Voices columnist Nina Manzanares argues that education is power, and the achievements of multiracial women graduates can inspire the next generation.
Community Voices columnist Arian Goudar argues that plenty of diverse talent exists in Hollywood, and voting members of the academy are beginning to recognize and nominate these artists.
Community Voices columnist Antonio Sanchez argues that an overabundance of processed foods is a major contributor to increasing cases of diabetes and the obesity epidemic.
Community Voices columnists Lisa Mey and Christian Pheng argue that Disney’s newest animated film appropriates its cultural aesthetics and passes it off as representation.
Community Voices columnist Lina Duchene argues that people who compare their ordinary lives to the glamorous lifestyles influencers portray online may be at risk for depression and low self-esteem.
Community Voices columnist Jean Luc Reynolds advocates for term limits for House members and amending the 17th Amendment so state legislative bodies can elect senators again.
Hundreds of thousands of viewers speaking up together can enact real change and ensure that problematic content creators are deplatformed.
The onset of spring may lead some to experience sluggishness, lowered energy and depression, and there’s no shame in seeking help for your mental health.
Community Voices columnist Siddhi Nair argues that women fighting for empowerment in developing nations face struggles that are distinct to their socioeconomic conditions, but their ordeals are no less important.
Community Voices columnists Lisa Mey and Christian Pheng argue that prioritizing intersectional group identity over individual actions deprives people of accountability in favor of a reductive narrative.
Community Voices columnist Sereen Qader argues that menstrual inequity is a human rights issue that requires long-term solutions.
Emma Marshall, communication technology junior and Community Voices columnist, explains how content creators like Kat Blaque and Natalie Wynn are using their exposure on the platform to humanize transgender experiences.
Community Voices columnist Tony Pham argues that the people you elect for Student Government have the power to help the UTA community recover from the pandemic.
Sereen Qader, social work senior and Community Voices columnist, argues that one can avoid making a hijabi feel out of place by treating her with empathy. Asking questions to better understand the hijabi experience is welcomed when done respectfully.
Community Voices columnists Lisa Mey, biology junior, and Christian Pheng, accounting and finance junior, argue that Dr. Seuss' work should be examined with historical context. People should not invalidate his contributions to children's literature.
Alexus Hurtado, journalism and broadcast sophomore and The Shorthorn staff, argues that it is not OK for the general public, especially the Black community, to use Markle’s identity against her.
Community Voices columnist Jonathan Demarest argues that a U.S. foreign policy that favors conflict over diplomacy is bad for our country and others.
Jill Bold, journalism junior and The Shorthorn staff, argues that affordable child care solutions can help students who are balancing pursuing a college degree with their parental responsibilities.
Community Voices columnist Emma Marshall was moved by the intimacy and empathy of the episodes and credits their black box theater feel to COVID-19 production restrictions.
The point is being made over and over again that our institutions and leaders are failing to ensure their citizen’s financial well-beings, no matter the circumstances.
Lina Duchene, advertising and public relations sophomore and Community Voices columnist, argues that society must recognize the harmful stereotypes, unwarranted criticism and sexism that comes with invalidation.
Community Voices columnist Preston Cook argues that despite good intentions, increasing the federal minimum wage will have adverse consequences.
Dustin Harp, Women’s and Gender Studies program director, argues that we can’t address physical and sexual violence toward women without addressing the role men have in perpetuating it.
While theorists like Robin DiAngelo and Ibram X. Kendi may be well-intentioned, their fixation on group identity robs minorities of their agency as individuals.
Community Voices columnist Jean Luc Reynolds argues that nuclear power is a better solution than renewable energy sources like solar power.
Community Voices columnist Ruben Gonzalez argues that the princess of pop deserves to regain control of her life after having her agency limited for 13 years.
Guest columnist Ruben Gonzalez argues that a fear of not finding a job after graduation should not dampen efforts to succeed.