The Daily Texan Editorial Board weighs in on the University's inability to provide adequate information about its background check procedures and hiring processes following the Austin American-Statesman's report that the University employed two students who were previously convicted of assault in what APD investigated as a hate crime.
In an op-ed, Senate of College Councils president Rachel Osterloh and vice president Meagan Abel encourage students to participate in the change-making process on campus and help student leaders know how exactly to help their peers.
An op-ed by business honors and finance senior Parth Patel localizes international news about fluctuations in the value of the Yuan and oil prices to market changes in the United States and their effects on graduating Longhorns.
Columnist Khadija Saifullahbelieves photoblogs like Humans of New York, and more localized version like Humans of the Forty Acres, can use emotional anecdotes to pave the way for connection and bring attention to overlooked communities.
Guest columnist Olivia Arredondo believes that the online popularity of "Barbie Jeep girl," Texas State student Tara Monroe, undermines the importance of alcohol education and insults the devastating statistics of drunk driving.
Guest columnist William Hutson believes that champions of cultural sensitivity and political correctness should not determine what is appropriate for everyone else in comedy and satire, especially when the genre is meant to push boundaries.