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Top 10 percent rule fails to increase minority enrollment
April 25, 2017
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues that the top ten percent rule does not promote the inclusion of minorities at the university, but has the opposite effect.
Aldridge Place district damages student housing
March 28, 2017
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues that the Aldridge Place district damages student housing, particularly in North Campus.
Online voter registration offers benefits to students
February 21, 2017
Columnist Olivia Griffin discusses the importance of online voter registration and the benefits it provides to students and voters.
Students deserve tax exemptions from textbooks
February 13, 2017
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues that the Legislature should pass a bill to remove taxes from textbook sales at approved campus bookstores.
Psychoanalyzing Trump risks stigmatizing mental illness
February 8, 2017
Columnist Olivia Griffin cautions against psychoanalzying DonaldTrump.
Sports don't belong on college campuses, should be privatized
November 28, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues we need to rid of university-sanctioned sports and instead encourage students to participate in privatized leagues.
Anti-Trump graffiti does nothing for movement
November 21, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin explains why vandalism does nothing for political movements and how they waste time and resources.
Student activism should not be quickly abandoned
November 15, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues that the culture of short lived student activism should not affect anti-protests.
UT Student Government representation proves gender equality has not yet been achieved
November 7, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues the gender make up of UT's student government proves equality has still yet to be achieved.
Students must effectively deliberate political scandals before voting
October 31, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues that Hillary Clinton's Benghazi scandal is one of the first many students have actively followed, and should be carefully deliberated in a non-partisian way.
Write-in votes prove inadequate form of protest
October 24, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues write-in votes are a fruitless waste of voting, and should not be treated as a protest.
Local government elections vital in enacting tangible change
October 17, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues that if Austinites want to enact tangible change, they must educate themselves on local candidates and vote on election day for positions other than just the President.
UT should refrain from permanent grades for one semester
October 11, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin beleives that the university should implement a pass/fail semester in order to cater to underprepared freshman.
Lack of adequate funding for CMHC harms students
September 26, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin argues UT must better fund the University's Counseling and Mental Health Center.
UT should not admit more students than they have space for in dorms
September 20, 2016
Columnist Olivia Griffin details one reason why it is irresponsible for UT to admit increasingly large freshman classes.