Opinion

No More Silence

No More Silence

Sexual abuse rampant, action not so much Jokes have been made for decades about what an aspiring actress needs to do in order to get her big break. Actors were rumored to have slept with this producer or that director in order to get ahead[Read More…]

February 1, 2018 0 comments Opinion
UP graphic by Cormac Kelly

Say ‘no’ to inefficiency

Find simple ways to get your days in order This semester has got to look different for me. Not because it’s January and I’ve got a mile-long list of resolutions for the new year (although this is true as well). This semester has to look[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Opinion

UP editorial: New semester a time of renewal or relief

Some people look at the new year as a time of renewal. Others may look back at 2017 and think, “I’m so glad I made it through another year.” We all have new goals and aspirations for the semester. From being successful at our jobs[Read More…]

January 25, 2018 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Staff

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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled 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