A very busy week on the opinion pages.
We've got an elaboration from associate editor Noah M. Horwitz on his blog post on the arrest of the football players for sexual assault.
The editorial board has also weighed in on Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send National Guard troops to the border.
In our last installment of the Postcards from Abroad series, columnist Jan Ross Piedad explores the idea of interconnectedness.
And from guest columnist Jauzey Imam, a look at a recent Palestine solidarity protest here in Austin.
Brands is editor-in-chief.