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Removal of Jefferson Davis statue not enough to root out historical racism
June 22, 2015
Guest columnist Mukund Rathi thinks the Jefferson Davis statue perpetuates the historical problems of race in America on our campus.
Support for BDS is support for justice and open dialogue
April 14, 2015
A guest columnist defends the BDS movement.
Rodney Reed deserves justice
February 12, 2015
A guest columnist says he believes Texas' plans to execute an innocent man are unjust and immoral.
Story of Larry Jackson adds local resonance to Ferguson narrative
December 2, 2014
With the example of Larry Jackson, who was shot by an Austin detective last year, columnist Mukund Rathi says Ferguson is not a stand-alone incident.
Parking committee suggestions to hike permit rates should not be given green light
November 20, 2014
Students, staff and faculty should not support the Parking Strategies Committee's proposed permit rate hikes.
Action against pro-Palestinian professor limits faculty freedom
October 3, 2014
Following the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's hiring and sudden rejection of pro-Palestinian professor Steven Salaita, guest columnist Mukund Rathi says students must be vigilant of attempts by UT to follow in UIUC's censoring footsteps.
From Palestine to Ferguson: resistance leads to state violence
August 22, 2014
Guest columnist Mukund Rathi explains why Austin should stand behind Ferguson and Palestine, where state violence continues to occur as the result of civilian resistance.
Imperialism by liberals: Iraq and Gaza
July 27, 2014
The wars in Iraq and Gaza have a number of parallels that we should keep in mind.
Arizona State University agreement with Starbucks contributes to higher education privatization
July 14, 2014
Guest columnist Mukund Rathi argues that Starbucks' plan to help pay for an Arizona State University education won't really help students and that we need to start questioning why we are being hit with plans like this in the first place.
Online education programs are not worth the money they save
October 2, 2013
Online education programs like MOOCs and SMOCs save costs, but they haven't yet been shown to improve learning outcomes. In the meantime, are they worth our money?