Opinion

UP editorial

End of semester a departure for some, break for others It’s finally here — the sweet relief known as the end of the semester. For those who are graduating, congratulations. You’ve worked hard to get to this point and you deserve it. Good luck with[Read More…]

November 30, 2017 0 comments Opinion
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Hands-on experience adds to education It is traditional for graduating UP management staff to pen a column as their Lamar story ends (dubbed a “-30-” column in recognition of the symbol to end stories in the old days of typesetting). When I transferred to Lamar from[Read More…]

November 30, 2017 0 comments Opinion
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Historian reflects on value of having varied interests It is traditional for graduating UP management staff to pen a column as their Lamar story ends (dubbed a “-30-” column in recognition of the symbol to end stories in the old days of typesetting). If you had[Read More…]

November 30, 2017 0 comments Opinion
What the feminism?

What the feminism?

Columnist argues for benefits of traditional gender roles Everybody’s screaming and yelling “feminism.” But are we all supposed to be equal? Don’t get me wrong, I think we all should be living well, but striving for equality doesn’t necessarily mean we’re all equal, or even[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments Opinion
‘If I could turn back time’

‘If I could turn back time’

At a young age, I taught myself how to time travel. Reading, dreaming and listening to music all contributed into taking me back through time to a certain moment in my life. Music is a common to everyone, but unique to every individual. Different people[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments Opinion

UP editorial: Thankful for a break

The holidays are almost here. This means two things — that we will be bombarded with obnoxious amounts of Christmas music for the next two months, and that the end of the semester is quickly approaching. As we prepare for final exams and term paper[Read More…]

November 16, 2017 0 comments Opinion
Time to talk about gun control (again)

Time to talk about gun control (again)

University of Texas, (1966). San Ysidro, (1984). Edmond,  (1986). Killeen (1991). Virginia Tech (2007). Sandy Hook (2012).  San Bernadino (2015). Orlando. (2016). Las Vegas (2017). Sutherland Springs (2017). These are the sites of the deadliest mass shootings in modern United States history. These tragedies have[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion
Fans crowd for a view of the Astros championship parade.

We are Astros, Astros are us

The Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series a week ago and everyone is still excited about it. As a person who didn’t grow up loving the Astros, who didn’t know the 2005 team that was the first to make it to the spotlight, I[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Eating the frog

Eating the frog

Prioritizing key to preventing stress Papers, exams, assignments — by this point in the semester, many students feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything. In the struggle to juggle a dozen different plates, it can seem like we’re in imminent[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UP editorial: Season of gratitude

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with all that is happening in the world around us it is the important for us to remind ourselves of the good that still exists and to show gratitude for that good. While our schedules are jam packed[Read More…]

November 9, 2017 Comments are Disabled Opinion