Aishni Shrivastava


I want YOU to get vaccinated!

As the semester kicks off to a crowded “de-densified” start, we predictably see our phones notifying us every day of a new long...


The SCC needs to do better

Due to visible understaffing issues, the UTD Student Counseling Center (SCC) is unequipped to address mental health in a personalized manner that acknowledges...


Tiktoxic by design

On the surface, TikTok seems like a harmless way to pass time and learn convenient life hacks, but there’s actually much more to...


The info-demic: stopping the spread of false information

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has proven to be a public health nightmare. But it seems that something else is quickly gaining...


We need women in STEM

“Too emotional for science.” Phrases like this have continuously hindered women trying to break the glass ceiling in STEM. Why are these barriers...


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