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10 Reasons Why Lundgate Is Indicative Of A Much Bigger Problem

Our former Student Government President has been all over the news lately, from HuffPost to The Daily Texan to The Daily Mail (UK) for an epic rant of mansplaining that rivals even that infamously profane Delta Gamma email. What these articles have in common is that everyone, UT students included, feels comfortable with consolidating a huge issue affecting […]

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Don’t Bother with the National Association of Scholars

A lot of column space in The Daily Texan has lately been devoted to the National Association of Scholars and their report denouncing UT’s (and A&M’s) U.S. history courses for focusing too much on gender, race, and class. Thankfully most of it has been challenging the report, but the way the paper (and even some […]

10 Habits of a Highly Racist University

The Daily Texan Tuesday reported two sororities hosted a “Fiesta Party” many felt encouraged and perpetuated offensive Hispanic stereotypes, primarily because the party encouraged and perpetuated offensive Hispanic stereotypes. While “Fiesta Party” alone is evidence of cultural ignorance (“fiesta party” is as redundant as “stupid Sooner”), Zeta and Tri-Delt decided to swing for the offences […]

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Be Wary of Academic Witch Hunts

The Young Conservatives of Texas are a bold, crazy and extreme right-wing bunch of kiddos. From their insulting progressive bake sales to their endorsement of TEA-sipping crazies like Ted Cruz and Dr. Donna, the YCT’s activities often find a way to upset me and, if I may dare assume, a majority of politically-aware students on campus. […]