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.
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 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.
We must reimagine the role of politics in our lives or our leaders and institutions will continue to stray from their representative foundations.
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.
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.
Long lines and hours of waiting defined the first day of early voting in Tarrant County and across Texas. In many cases, voters had to wait up to three hours to vote.
While part of the presented legislation is aimed at harsher penalties for rioting, other aspects could be abused by police to charge nonviolent protesters with felonies.
As cases increase, the university needs to report cases directly to students and give more detailed information about the cases themselves.
While America is in turmoil, young people cannot afford to be complacent. We urge students to get registered.
In the wake of Dallas Police Chief Reneé Hall’s resignation, the city needs a new leader who can answer calls for reform during a national civil rights movement.