Report instances of sexual harassment, hold friends, family and strangers accountable for inappropriate behavior and discuss the issue until it can no longer be ignored or accepted.
Community Voices columnist Jean Luc Reynolds advocates for term limits for House members and amending the 17th Amendment so state legislative bodies can elect senators again.
Community Voices columnist Lina Duchene argues that people who compare their ordinary lives to the glamorous lifestyles influencers portray online may be at risk for depression and low self-esteem.
Volunteering at vaccine distribution centers and offering to provide assistance registering can help ensure everyone who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can get one.
Hundreds of thousands of viewers speaking up together can enact real change and ensure that problematic content creators are deplatformed.
The onset of spring may lead some to experience sluggishness, lowered energy and depression, and there’s no shame in seeking help for your mental health.
The bill establishes a tighter grip on voting access and risks disenfranchising people of color, older voters and people with disabilities.
Community Voices columnists Lisa Mey and Christian Pheng argue that prioritizing intersectional group identity over individual actions deprives people of accountability in favor of a reductive narrative.
Community Voices columnist Siddhi Nair argues that women fighting for empowerment in developing nations face struggles that are distinct to their socioeconomic conditions, but their ordeals are no less important.
Community Voices columnist Sereen Qader argues that menstrual inequity is a human rights issue that requires long-term solutions.
While many found the satanic themes of the song unsettling, there’s an underlying message about reclaiming one’s identity in the face of persecution.
Community Voices columnist Holden Humphreys explains how interest in the classic game was boosted by the release of the award-winning Netflix miniseries.
Emma Marshall, communication technology junior and Community Voices columnist, explains how content creators like Kat Blaque and Natalie Wynn are using their exposure on the platform to humanize transgender experiences.
Community Voices columnist Tony Pham argues that the people you elect for Student Government have the power to help the UTA community recover from the pandemic.
Samuel was selected after a national search and will join the university in early May. He should start planning his initiatives now and to publicize specific plans for the office before he arrives.
Fostering multicultural learning experiences benefits students of all backgrounds and helps encourage acceptance of differences.
Sereen Qader, social work senior and Community Voices columnist, argues that one can avoid making a hijabi feel out of place by treating her with empathy. Asking questions to better understand the hijabi experience is welcomed when done respectfully.
Community Voices columnists Lisa Mey, biology junior, and Christian Pheng, accounting and finance junior, argue that Dr. Seuss' work should be examined with historical context. People should not invalidate his contributions to children's literature.
The U.S. needs to address the trend of racism and xenophobia that has increased since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Alexus Hurtado, journalism and broadcast sophomore and The Shorthorn staff, argues that it is not OK for the general public, especially the Black community, to use Markle’s identity against her.
Public restrooms are among the last sex-segregated spaces left in America, and they pose challenges for men, women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, caregivers and queer people.
Community Voices columnist Jonathan Demarest argues that a U.S. foreign policy that favors conflict over diplomacy is bad for our country and others.
Jill Bold, journalism junior and The Shorthorn staff, argues that affordable child care solutions can help students who are balancing pursuing a college degree with their parental responsibilities.
Community Voices columnist Emma Marshall was moved by the intimacy and empathy of the episodes and credits their black box theater feel to COVID-19 production restrictions.
Angelica Perez, journalism junior and The Shorthorn managing editor, argues that it’s time to make more room for women in the workplace and to stop squeezing women into the shallow expectations society has created for them.
The point is being made over and over again that our institutions and leaders are failing to ensure their citizen’s financial well-beings, no matter the circumstances.
Lina Duchene, advertising and public relations sophomore and Community Voices columnist, argues that society must recognize the harmful stereotypes, unwarranted criticism and sexism that comes with invalidation.
Gov. Greg Abbott has lifted the statewide mask mandate and other restrictions, but we still need to take the pandemic and measures to stop its spread seriously.
Bradley draws upon his experiences as a gay, Mexican American, first-generation college student from a working-class background, extensive education and experience in diversity programs.
Community Voices columnist Preston Cook argues that despite good intentions, increasing the federal minimum wage will have adverse consequences.