Over a month has passed in 2019, and it’s time to reflect on how we are doing with our New Year’s resolutions. The new year is a time of hope and willingness to change old habits that we may have. But we all know that as time progresses and school starts getting hectic, we forget about our r…
Whether it’s stricter gun accessibility or mental health screenings, laws from the state and federal levels must be enacted to save lives from the increasingly frequent mass shootings in the United States.
While many Democrats have declared their candidacy for president in the upcoming 2020 election, one man has caused the greatest uproar on the left by simply considering to run as an independent. That man is Howard Schultz.
Please can we stop with the billionaires running for president? Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, has stated he is considering a run for president in the upcoming 2020 election. The former owner of the Seattle SuperSonics has decided that the left has gone too far with their affor…
Students could soon be riding scooters to and from class or to Downtown Arlington, if City Council approves them.
Have you had any delicious “exercise snacks”? This unusual term refers to small bursts of physical activity. It can range from something as simple as standing after sitting awhile to any type of short vigorous activity. It is easier to incorporate exercise snacks into our day. For example, t…
Early on Jan. 29, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was attacked in what the Chicago Police Department is calling a “potential racially charged hate crime.”
Throughout our lifetimes, we will face many problems that we must learn to cope with and adjust to. No matter how big or small these problems may seem, they still cause suffering.
Undocumented recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program once again face an uncertain future. This uncertainty is linked in part to a lack of information provided by our elected officials.
The American Dream City and its growing pains. A place that exudes as much potential as it does frustration. A city whose freeways and main arteries have been in surgery for what seems like a decade now.
When I applied for a job at The Shorthorn a year ago, I overheard a student journalist bemoan the fact that The Market was closed and there was no where else to get a Dr Pepper on campus. I informed him that they sold Dr Pepper on the Central Library’s second floor, to which he replied, “I l…
Of all the things I try to be, an ally to disenfranchised communities other than my own is something I value. Being empathetic is an important quality. I give my best effort to have empathy, and that is achieved by being an attentive listener.
As the news industry faces the challenges of a digital transition and popular national news outlets focus on political and sensationalized topics, the importance of local news outlets is more evident than ever before.
The Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative, launched by the American Cancer Society and funded by the CVS Health Foundation, provides grants for schools that implement a tobacco-free campus. The initiative could explain why many schools have implemented.
Computers and other electronics are constantly being integrated into more areas of our lives. Not only do we use these devices in our personal lives, but they are a necessary component of our academic lives as well.
Students are like houseplants during the winter break and the semesters are like the seasons. When you’re in the process of going from one season to the next, you’ll want to prepare your plants so they don’t get the winter blues.
Recently there has been outcry against President Donald Trump’s government rollbacks, ranging from net neutrality to Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
The caravan crisis came to a head on Sunday as migrants in Tijuana fell back from the border fence amid waves of tear gas fired by the United States Customs and Border Protection agency.
For many, voting is the most sanctimonious right available to an individual. A clear and open election, welcoming to all citizens, is what keeps our government in check and allows us to live free from fear of endless oppression.