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Focus on dissent alone squanders opportunity for lasting change
January 18, 2017
Senior columnist Emma Berdanier discusses why students dissatisfied with the results of the presidential election should not limit their efforts to protests.
Texas' execution disregards intellectually disabled
November 30, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier argues that current standards in the justice system regarding the intellectually disabled should be replaced by more scientific standards.
Superdelegates necessary in our country's democracy
November 14, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier argues that superdelegates are a valid and necessary precaution for our democracy to reach its full potential.
Putting creationism on the ballot threatens Texans' education
November 9, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier discusses why this year's State Board of Education results will hamper science education in Texas.
Texas schools must lift special education cap
November 2, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier argues that Texas schools need to do a better job catering to special needs students.
Early voting remains essential to voter turnout
October 26, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier argues that a high voter tuner is contingent on early voting.
Peoples' vote should be based on policy, not protest
October 19, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier argues that voters should closely look at Green party candidate Jill Stein's policy before heading to the ballot box.
UT must actively educate students about Title IX
October 11, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier makes the case for better Title IX education.
Discussion on campus carry needs to continue
September 27, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdanier urges the discussion on campus carry to continue as gun violence remains a problem in America.
Capital Punishment should be controlled by state
September 21, 2016
Columnist Emma Berdainer aruges that the state should control the prosecution of the dealth penalty rather than individual counties.
McRaven shouldn’t police students’ actions
September 14, 2016
Columnist Berdanier beleives that athletes at UT have the right to practice their First Amendment following the recent controvery with 49ers football player Colin Kaepernick.
UT must help fight fears that fueled overturned burkini ban
August 31, 2016
Guest columnist Emma Berdanier argues that the same islamophobia that fueled the burkini ban in France must be combatted at UT.
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