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.
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.
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 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.
Picture this — you’re walking right down the middle of campus on a bright, sunny day. Wind blows subtly through your hair, and you just made an A on that group project you’ve been dreading all semester. Life’s good, right?
Cecilia Silva wanted something done about the accessibility of feminine hygiene products on campus. And so, as an acting College of Liberal Arts senator last semester, she did something.
A free press is necessary not because of the information journalists can reveal, but because of the people it directly affects.
UTA has existed in one form or another for almost 125 years. It has served as an educational institution through the fight for women’s suffrage, two world wars and the heat of the civil rights movement.
Representation is important — it empowers people within a community and grants visibility to them. But if an actor or actress cast in a role isn’t a member of the community, it can feel inauthentic instead of fulfilling.
Hurricane Maria was originally claimed to have taken 64 lives when it struck Puerto Rico about eight months ago. But as the news coverage and conversation died down, that number grew.
Many students have wandered into a Starbucks with only the intention of finishing an assignment before class rather than actually purchasing a drink.