The Supreme Court’s ruling in Fisher v. Texas reveals the justices’ disconnect from the daily realities of modern American life for minorities. Racism is still alive and well in the U.S., and the court’s insistence on “strict scrutiny” of affirmative action programs doesn't help the many Americans who struggle to participate in higher education.
The Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act marks an important step forward for gay rights, but Texas must ensure that same-sex couples with marriages from other states have access to the newly available federal benefits.
UT student Nathaniel Norris speaks out against the abortion-limiting Senate Bill 5, currently under debate in the Texas legislature, on the basis that women should be able to make their own healthcare decisions.
Daily Texan Columnist and practicing Catholic Travis Knoll explains why he objects to the rhetoric surrounding the debate of SB5, a controversial bill in the Texas legislature that would put in place stricter abortion regulations, despite his pro-life stance.