You said on denying business to groups based on religious beliefs:

“There’s no reason to not sell your product to someone just cause of what they are inclined to believe. They’re your customers, that’s it.” Shielah Muantana Neuroscience sophomore   “According to me, they should not refuse because it is immature of which religion you are, you have the right to...

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Comets and Craters

Trophies: Student Media groups won 32 awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference held in San Antonio on April 8 -11. Among the awards, our Editor-in-Chief, Miguel Perez, was named Editor of the Year for the entire association. Warm weather: After months of feeling the cold, cruel sting of...

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THE LONG FIGHT

State legislation threatens to inhibit the rights of LGBT citizens within the state, activists must not hinder in their fight for equality It’s hard to deny that the past year has been a whirlwind one for LGBT rights. Marriage equality has swept the nation, with same-sex marriages occurring in 37...

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You said on concealed carry:

You said on concealed carry:

    “I am firmly against because not everyone that has a gun and a license should be allowed to bring it on premises where people are not equipped to handle a shooting.” Thi Nguyen Biology freshman     “I’m against because guns don’t keep you more safe. (They) instill...

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Passive elections, leaders contribute to indifference

Passive elections, leaders contribute to indifference

Student apathy toward campus issues is often a direct consequence of passive leadership. Student bodies across the nation have boasted of widespread activist endeavors in the past, which include fighting for civil rights and protesting against the Vietnam War. Yet, as arguably the most-informed generation to date slowly trickles into...

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Millenials must fight race issues

The idea that we are a generation far removed from the confines of racially biased thinking is dangerous. Everyday microaggressions — daily verbal, behavioral or environmental indignities that communicate negative racial slights — on our own campuses shows us that racial insensitivity has a pervasive presence at universities. Occasionally, a...

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Women’s basketball must play stout defense to advance in NCAA tourney

Women’s basketball must play stout defense to advance in NCAA tourney

The women’s basketball team has had an excellent season so far, but it will have to continue its hot streak of stout defense and ball movement if it wants to have a chance to advance to the next round of the NCAA tournament. After winning the most games in program...

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“What is the most important issue facing women today?”

“I think one of the issues is that they should be encouraged to take up STEM courses such as engineering and computer science.” — Rahul Gupta Supply chain management senior “I think representation within politics. It’s generally a white, male, Christian demographic and there’s very little representation of anybody else whether...

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Ferguson records show disparity, injustice

The March 4 report by the Justice Department on policing in Ferguson, Missouri came with mixed messages about the national dialogue on race in America. While the DOJ decided not to charge Darren Wilson with civil rights violations in the shooting and death of Mike Brown, they found that the...

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