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Court hearings about more than marriage
March 26, 2013
"Fellow proponents of the homosexual agenda, rejoice! The American public, after a long and difficult fight, is suddenly — explosively — coming out for gay marriage."
Leave the Boy Scouts alone
February 4, 2013
"Perry, who maintains the antediluvian notion that being gay is a matter of choice, fails to understand that all BSA’s “no-gays” policy achieves is just another sinister lock on a gay child’s closet door."
November 8, 2012
What could be better than a Ryan Gosling sighting on campus?
Don't break my fall
October 30, 2012
Sweater weather in Austin is short-lasting and something to be enjoyed, preferably outdoors.
Coming out today
October 24, 2012
Yes, gay and lesbian youth live in an increasingly accepting world. But modernity and cyberspace bring their own complications.
Twenty-first birthdays: the expectation of inebriation
October 16, 2012
In the U.S., a twenty-first birthday marks the much-anticipated end of more than two decades of hearing a loudly stated and often repeated rule: You can’t have this widely enjoyed substance.
It's all queer to me
October 10, 2012
Language is foundational to any conversation, and for the queer community, it is a double-edged sword. Language choice is frequently a source of contention, but it’s also the power behind our ability to educate the community about queer issues.
Civilization depends on dining hall discussion
October 2, 2012
On Oct. 1, all 166 UT campus resident assistants (myself included) gathered in the San Jacinto multi-purpose room.
The white rodent's charms
September 27, 2012
Squirrel overpopulation is not a problem unique to the UT campus, but our affinity for them is particularly outspoken. They have become creatures of legend. Certain bus drivers and construction workers are known to be regular squirrel-feeders.
Go Europe: A better (and cheaper) way for the brave
September 20, 2012
Last Wednesday, hundreds of students gathered on Gregory Plaza for the Study Abroad Fair.
Address footballs risk head-on
September 11, 2012
On Saturday, the Longhorns trounced New Mexico 45-0. Hours before, Tulane University safety Devon Walker sustained a broken neck and a collapsed lung in a game against the University of Tulsa.
The weather up here
September 5, 2012
There’s been a lot of buzz about the size of this year’s freshman class.