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30: Associate editor finds platform to contribute voice
May 5, 2017
Associate editor Khadija Saifullah bids goodbye to the paper that gave her a place to speak her voice.
UT responds inadequately to anti-Muslim harassment
March 9, 2017
Associate editor Khadija Saifullah discusses why the University needs to take stronger and more immediate stances on anti-Muslim rhetoric toward students.
New ‘Lady Liberty’ coin leads essential inclusivity project
January 18, 2017
Associate editor Khadija Saifullah discusses why the the Treasury department's decision to depict Lady Liberty as an African-American woman on an upcoming coin is a necessary part of the effort to depict liberty as a value afforded to all Americans.
Texas should not sacrifice integrity for wins
November 28, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah argues Texas football should prioritize integrity and sportsmanship.
White Lives Matter protest unites minorities
November 21, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah argues that minorities have come closer together in the wake of recent events.
Tolerance must prevail in Post-Trump America
November 14, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah explains the necessity for tolerance after Trump's win.
Awards for diversity and inclusion are not enough
November 7, 2016
Senior Columinst Khadija Saifullah argues that diversity awards matter less than results.
'Racist bake sale' proves importance of standing up to hate speech
October 31, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah urges students to take a stand against racism on campus.
Focus on the majority leaves key research on minority populations untouched
October 24, 2016
Columnist Khadija Saifullah discusses why narrow research on minority groups is essential.
Social media will likely influence election outcome
October 16, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah discusses the role of social media in future elections.
Transcript price increase is unreasonable
October 10, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadjia Saifullah argues that transcipt price increase goes too far
Americans must reject xenophobic rhetoric this election
October 3, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah argues that the recent death threat to a Muslim-American women on campus further proves the necessity for Americans to reject xenophobia this election season
Ted Cruz remarks on Muslims show he owes them more effort
September 26, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah argues that Texas senator Ted Cruz owes American Muslims better answers.
Trump exhibits troubling mastery of deception
September 19, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah explains why Trump's uncomfortable relationship with the truth should concern the rest of us.
Megabus competition benefits students
September 12, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah discusses tech-based alternatives to Megabus
Syrian refugees who don’t go viral deserve help, too
August 25, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah explains why all Syrian refugees need help, and how you can make sure they get it.
Students should utilize stress relief resources on campus during finals
May 4, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah writes on the importance of taing advantage of student resources during stressful periods of the semester.
Texas Revue stages dances and person growth
April 29, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah shows that Texas Revue is about dance, celebration and a deeper level of personal growth for many performers.
Southwest Airlines episode shows fear of Arabic language persists
April 22, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah argues that fear should not motivate persecution for speaking Arabic.
Fear must not persecute homeless community
April 14, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah reminds the UT community that fear should not eclipse our respect for the humanity of the homeless population.
Solemn wake of passing calls for awareness
April 7, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah asks students to draw sympathy and awareness of safety from the recent passing of UT freshman Haruka Weiser.
Ted Cruz's Muslim surveillance plan is not upsetting at all
March 31, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah explains how Ted Cruz's strategy to surview Muslims is absolute, utter genius.
SXSW must educate its volunteers on religious sensitivity
March 25, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah encourages SXSW to educate its volunteers on religious sensitivity to properly continue its prided tradition of diversity.
Tuition hikes burden cash-strapped students
March 11, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah expresses concern for students after a new wave of tuition increases.
Trump's racist rhetoric has led to devastating tragedies
March 4, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah explains how Trump's racist rhetoric has caused devastating events.
Airport screening process needs more cultural understanding
February 26, 2016
Columnist Khadija Saifullah reminds that cultural misunderstanding and disrespect still plagues airports, and the US at large.
Putting celebrities on a pedestal for the wrong reasons
February 18, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah explains how society often reveres celebrities far too often and for the wrong reaons.
'Our Three Winners' Continue to Inspire Service
February 11, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah explains how the 'Our Three Heroes' movement has inspired continual service.
Tracking app would improve West Campus bus system
February 4, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah writes on a simple innovation that could spell big changes for the West Campus bus system.
Book drive promotes future learning
January 28, 2016
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah writes on the generational knowledge links granted by book donations.
Refugees should be seen as more than just a number
January 21, 2016
Senior Columnist Khadija Saifullah writes that Texas should be at the forefront of the refugee inclusion issue.
Muslims, non-Muslims must promote unity to fight violence in wake of Paris terror attacks
November 23, 2015
Columnist Khadija Saifullah writes on the need to come together in the wake of tragedy.
Facebook selling information to companies compromises users' privacy
November 9, 2015
Senior columnist Khadija Saifullah addresses Facebook's selling of private information.
Freshman Research Initiative must challenge undergraduate researchers
October 13, 2015
Columnist Khadija Saifullah writes that the value of undergraduate research opportunities must be protected by proper organization of undergraduate research programs.
Schools should not stifle innovation with bigotry
September 28, 2015
Columnist Khadija Saifullah hopes the hashtag #IStandWithAhmed will result in a lesson to promote curiosity and innovation among young scientists while taking a stance against all forms of bigotry.
Photoblogs can invoke new sense of community, empathy
September 13, 2015
Columnist Khadija Saifullahbelieves photoblogs like Humans of New York, and more localized version like Humans of the Forty Acres, can use emotional anecdotes to pave the way for connection and bring attention to overlooked communities.
UT students reflect cultural diversity
April 22, 2015
UT's diversity exposes students to new cultures, better preparing them for the future.
United Muslim Relief gives back while connecting with Austin community
April 8, 2015
An organization hopes to make personal connections while giving back.
Internet provides wealth of information, though not always useful
March 11, 2015
We must be wary of misinformation when browsing online.
In wake of Chapel Hill shooting, recent attacks, we must think deeper about cause of brutality
March 1, 2015
Columnist believes attacks on religious minorities are due to ignorance.
ICC Cricket World Cup helps bring together diverse UT communities
February 17, 2015
Watching the sport together helps united two historically divided groups, says columnist Khadija Saifullah.