Disclosing someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity without their knowledge could have dangerous and unpredictable repercussions, as people will have different reasons for keeping their identity to themselves.
By learning how to recognize red flags in relationships and providing support for survivors, bystanders can take a more active role in creating safe spaces for others.
Dialing back expectations and soaking in the positivity of winning smaller victories along the way can ease the anxiety caused by an overachieving society.
The Shorthorn Editorial Board encourages exposing students to different perspectives through characters and authors from different socioeconomic, racial and cultural backgrounds.
The recent law that strips away the permit requirement has led to more access to guns for Texas citizens, but being more lenient with gun control seems like the wrong solution to our problem with school shootings.
Members of the LGBTQ+ community deal with discrimination and violence against them as society has shunned them in the past. Even today, the hardships LGBTQ+ folks endure continue to harm a community that should be embraced and supported, and society should change that.
“They” has been used as a singular or gender-neutral pronoun for centuries, and acknowledging someone’s preferred pronouns treats them with dignity.
While corporations and politicians use cultures and minority social issues to their own benefit, Americans should remember to reflect on the significance behind cultures that contribute to American diversity.
A year and a half after the pandemic started, the campus is returning to life — and students should reclaim the college experience they imagined.
The bill restricts voting hours, methods, and accessibilities in order to ensure election integrity, but may actually make it harder for people to cast their vote.
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.
As UTA prepares to resume face-to-face classes, staff and students should be considerate of each other during the transition period.
The meeting next Monday will allow students, faculty and staff to have their voices and concerns be heard and influence how the university will be run for years to come.
The country united in many ways following the terrorist attack, and we can apply the lessons learned then to todays pandemic and period of unrest.
The decision bars care for at least 85% of Texas abortion patients and could increase the occurrence of dangerous illegal abortions.
Students are more likely to be hired post-graduation in their preferred industries if they gain experience through internships.
The Shorthorn Editorial Board encourages students, faculty and staff to wear masks and get vaccinated to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The university’s failure to be proactive has resulted in confusion and frustration as coronavirus cases surge due to the Delta variant.
Many UTA students have faced stress, exhaustion and burnout over the last year, and it’s important to focus on mental and emotional well-being as the semester ends.
The conviction of Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis Police officer, for the murder of George Floyd is only a small step toward justice for the many people of color killed by police.
Only about 8.35% of eligible voters participated in the last general election, which is far too few for elections that affect all Arlington residents. Vote in the May 1 general election.
The pause is a sign that regulatory agencies are working in our best interests, and no blood clots have been reported by those who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
Report instances of sexual harassment, hold friends, family and strangers accountable for inappropriate behavior and discuss the issue until it can no longer be ignored or accepted.
Volunteering at vaccine distribution centers and offering to provide assistance registering can help ensure everyone who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can get one.
The bill establishes a tighter grip on voting access and risks disenfranchising people of color, older voters and people with disabilities.
While many found the satanic themes of the song unsettling, there’s an underlying message about reclaiming one’s identity in the face of persecution.
Samuel was selected after a national search and will join the university in early May. He should start planning his initiatives now and to publicize specific plans for the office before he arrives.
Fostering multicultural learning experiences benefits students of all backgrounds and helps encourage acceptance of differences.
The U.S. needs to address the trend of racism and xenophobia that has increased since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Public restrooms are among the last sex-segregated spaces left in America, and they pose challenges for men, women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, caregivers and queer people.
Bradley draws upon his experiences as a gay, Mexican American, first-generation college student from a working-class background, extensive education and experience in diversity programs.
Students from UTA to UT-Austin have called on the system to change campus icons and to better reflect the student body.
Canceling classes and providing shelter and resources to students in need during the winter storm last week were key ways the university managed the dire situation.
Extreme weather conditions across the entire state led to widespread outages of basic utilities, damage and even death, but these outcomes could have been prevented.
UTA has been without a university president since former President Vistasp Karbhari resigned in March. Nearly a year later on Feb. 10, the UTA Faculty Senate held a special session to finalize a letter to UT System Chancellor James Milliken urging the continuation of the search.
Students and staff can attend open-forum presentations from the vice presidential candidates to see who will be the best fit for the new leadership role.
UTA is working with Curative to administer free tests from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at UTA’s Curative Testing Center in the College Park District.
The issues that thrust the Black Lives Matter movement to the forefront last summer remain prevalent now. We must continue to show our support.
Student senate’s recent resolution “Out of Space” recognizes that it can be difficult for students to find private testing and study spaces on campus.
The techniques that worked in the physical classroom don’t necessarily translate to a virtual environment. More training is necessary to meet online students’ needs.
With growing infections and hospitalization rates increasing all over the state, UTA needs to fall in line with other UT system schools in going back online.
As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn in Wednesday, the next step is to accept a peaceful transfer of power, work toward healing the division perpetuated under the Trump administration and show the same kind of engagement in elections to come.
The decision to offer pass/fail this semester was made 20 days after the last day to drop a course, too late for students who have already dropped or failed.
This semester will go down in campus history — let that history show that we pushed through in spite of the hardships.
Tarrant County’s domestic violence death rate has increased 112% since March. Some deaths may have been avoided if warnings from experts had been heeded.