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Cocks Not Glocks must generate future action
August 23, 2016
Associate Editor Mubarrat Choudhury argues that dildo-weilding protestors against campus carry must find ways to engage with the issue past the first class day.
Texas Government's track record proves it should stay away from matters of tuition
May 3, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that the Texas Government need not interfere with matters of tuition.
UT needs to adopt an anti-hate crime policy immediately
April 27, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues why UT needs to establish an anti-hate crime policy.
The $15 minimum wage is a necessity for basic survival
April 19, 2016
In a point counter-point on $15 minimum wage, senior columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that this raise of wage is necessary for combatting American poverty.
Universities must do more to provide for minority students
April 12, 2016
Senior Columnist explains how universities needs to cater towards minority students to see a substantial improvement in graduation.
Redistribution should combat college tuition
April 5, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that redistribution of federal funds could grant greater access to public universities.
Israeli and Palestinian organizations need to improve their discourse
March 29, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury explains that Palestinian and Israeli organizations need to improve their method of dialogue.
Voter ID laws suppress millions of votes
March 23, 2016
Senior columnist Mubarrat Choudhury examines the role of voter ID laws in American democracy.
Civil rights movements of the past should instruct Muslims
March 8, 2016
Senior columnist Mubarrat Choudhury suggests that the civil rights movements of the 1960's could instruct Muslims on the issues they face today.
Gerrymandered congressional districts silence voters' voices
March 2, 2016
Senior columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that the gerrymandered house districts dilute voters' ability to affect change in their government.
Student protests lack the ability to make change
February 23, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that student led protests are ineffective and inefficient.
Superdelegates are detrimental to true democracy
February 16, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that the superdelegate system is detrimental to true democracy.
Hyperloop could solve Austin’s traffic problem
February 11, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that Hyperloop can solve Austin's extensive traffic problem.
Proposed bill will increase minority access to Student Government
February 2, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat explains how a proposed bill to reduce campaign finances will increase the minority access to Student Government.
Turning the Tide initiative may even the playing field for college admissions process
January 26, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury writes on the importance of reforming the college admissions process to foster holistic review outside of socioeconomic markers.
$1.4 billion Powerball leads to income inequality
January 19, 2016
Senior Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury writes that Americans from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are marginalized by lotteries while its existence is secured by a false guise of benefitting the American education system.
Pulling music from Spotify is just good business
November 29, 2015
In a point-counterpoint on whether artists should withhold their music from online streaming sites, columnist Mubarrat Choudhury writes that pulling music from free online streaming websites restores market equilibrium in a system that is unbalanced toward corporations.
Inaccurate textbooks will hurt future UT students
November 22, 2015
Public schools across Texas adopted new social studies textbooks that feature troubling and sometimes inaccurate information within its pages. Adhering to new standards passed in 2010, over 5 million students are now learning historical inaccuracies and politically conservative propaganda within their curriculum — an issue that is not only problematic for students in middle and high school, but also for universities such as UT.
Texas attack on Planned Parenthood hurts low-income patients
November 8, 2015
Columnist Mubarrat Chourdhury highlights the loss of affordable, reliable health care for low-income Texans.
State Legislature hurts campus sustainability efforts
October 25, 2015
Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury highlights the need for the reinstallation of the Green Fee.
Campus carry paired with rising islamophobia creates dangerous environment for Muslim students
October 12, 2015
Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury analyzes the combination of campus carry and islamophobia.
Study drugs promote economic stratification in the classroom
October 6, 2015
Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury argues that the high price of study drugs makes them an unfair privilege to which only wealthy students have access.
College ranks demonstrate endemic income inequality
September 27, 2015
Columnist Mubarrat Choudhury believes the first step to solving income inequality is acknowledging its existence within higher education.