In a number of recent incidents across the country, black students have expressed how they continue to experience hostility because of their skin color. These students have spoken of their feelings of isolation and disempowerment.
At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.
In the aftermath of the gun massacre in Roseburg, the chorus of gun zealots already can be heard sounding the same cynical refrain they always chant -- more guns save lives and gun-free zones kill people. However, the tragedy's lasting lament is even louder -- guns don't belong in the classroom.
In the spirit of defending personal and organizational interests,I hope that the university will make provisions to protect the interests of the students, staff and faculty who want to work, teach and learn in gun-free environments where everybody can freely express his or her ideas without fear.
The Texas State Legislature went one gun too far when it passed the so-called "campus carry" legislation this year, which would allow individuals to carry concealed firearms on public university campuses in 2016. I don't want those guns in my classroom.
We often talk about what colleges are doing wrong and where they're falling short. From sexual assault to mental health, the consequences can be tragic when student health isn't prioritized - high drop-out rates, life-long trauma, even death.
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We can't change the past, but we can certainly change how we commemorate it and that will influence the future. For those reasons, I'd say that removing the Jefferson Davis statue from one of America's great public universities is something worth doing.
As if building a real bridge (though, from the looks of that image, they already are), teams must be able to quickly implement their design without much delay (referred to as Accelerated Bridge Construction, or ABC), use specified materials, and (naturally) provide a very strong bridge.
Travesty editors stage a 'joke' student government campaign each year, but this was the first time the pub's chosen candidates were actually elected to office.
Without popular pressures, administrators at UT dare not raise their voices too loudly to ask why in a state recently "flush" with cash has insisted on privatizing and decreasing aid to a vital state institution.
There are many reasons why you shouldn't do service work: You don't get paid, the work is tedious, and you get absolutely nothing in return. It's not rocket science. It just seems that way because there's always an excuse not to do it.
Since its inception in 2009, Travis County has deported about 19 immigrants each week -- "leading all counties with the highest percentage of deported non criminals." And The University of Texas at Austin, has been no stranger to these type of issues.
Although the CDC can be commended for its efforts to contain Ebola here and abroad, the effort could be improved if changes to the health and risk communication were made.
With the college football season set to officially begin on August 23, many collegiate teams find their rosters in question, with a number of football players accused of sexual assaults against other students. Should the university's investigation override a legal presumption of innocence? Maybe.
With over 30 firearms attacks at U.S. schools this year alone, Crook's humane examination of the ramifications of the nation's first major school shooting could not be more timely.