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Phoenix mosque protest is another example of how inequality pollutes police decision-making
June 3, 2015
The police's mishandling of a recent hate rally outside a Phoenix mosque is indicative of widesparead failure by law enforcement to treat protesters with equality, according to columnist Jazmyn Griffin.
Despite growing debate over police tactics, students must stay cautious
April 21, 2015
We must be wary of how we interact with law enforcement.
UT students should watch for signs of unhealthy eating habits
April 5, 2015
We should keep our mental and physical health in mind as the semester gets busier.
Women's History Month should include discussion of feminism
March 29, 2015
Misconceptions still follow the feminist movement.
UT must foster welcoming community to increase black student enrollment
March 22, 2015
Statistics show that UT may not be doing enough to increase campus diversity.
Net neutrality evens online playing field between large companies, small businesses
February 25, 2015
Net neutrality gives equal Internet access to all users.
Obama's community college plan is the wrong way to fix higher education
January 28, 2015
Obama should focus on the cost of higher ed, not providing free community college.
In wake of Ferguson decision, groups need to stand together peacefully to stop injustice
November 30, 2014
Columnist Jazmyn Griffin argues that violence is not the appropriate response to the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict former Officer Darren Wilson.
Supreme Court should rehear Abigail Fisher's case, put the issue to rest
November 21, 2014
Though the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently declined to rehear Fisher v. University of Texas, columnist Jazmyn Griffin argues that Fisher deserves to have her case heard in the Supreme Court.
University needs to cut ties with VF Corporation
November 19, 2014
Because of bad working conditions, the University should cut ties with VF Corporation, one of its imagewear and merchandise providers.
Feminism course could display modern outlook on feminism
November 5, 2014
Although a new course, titled “Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism,” has been greeted with both criticism and praise, columnist Jazmyn Griffin argues that the course will be useful in presenting a modern outlook on feminism.
To better society, students should remain informed on key issues
November 3, 2014
Daily Texan columnist Jazmyn Griffin stresses the importance of being informed, around election time.
If wearing culturally insensitive costumes, don the stigma, too
October 31, 2014
As part of our weekly Point/Counterpoint series, columnist Jazmyn Griffin says offensive costumes should not be taken lightly.
Urban rail plan increases options for underserved Austin communities
October 26, 2014
Though The Daily Texan editorial board did not endorse Proposition 1, columnist Jazmyn Griffin explains why she thinks it is beneficial for Austin.
Cultural appropriations as fashion statements offend certain groups
October 8, 2014
With Austin City Limits this weekend and Halloween just around the corner, columnist Jazmyn Griffin says why students should be cautious of using cultural appropriations when considering costume choices.