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Category: Yulissa Chavez

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Does Social Media Hinder or Help One’s Understanding of Politics? You Decide.

Written by Yulissa Chavez. Graphic by Peyton Cabaniss Politics may appear problematic but being ill-informed on policies or platforms before voting is even more problematic. Social media provides users with a mass of information, opinions, and ideas in a matter of seconds; however, this accessibility can also be counterintuitive for those who may not understand the multifaceted factors that are […]

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Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts

Written by Yulissa Chavez. Graphic by Peyton Cabaniss. Students in the College of Liberal Arts generally do not have immediate access to start becoming entrepreneurs. The lack of access and encouragement to pursue outlying goals that the College of Liberal Arts does not often promote can give students in the College of Liberal Arts the misconception that an innovative career […]

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The Power of Alternative Breaks

Written by Yulissa Chavez. Photo by Yulissa Chavez. The Alternative Breaks Program (AB) within the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement aims to help students become more aware of the social problems that occur outside of the UT Austin community.  This year, the coordinators of the Alternative Breaks Program decided to bring their team of seven students to the very south of […]

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The Discrepancies of School Funding and Disabilities in Higher Education

Written by Yulissa Chavez.  Image by Yulissa Chavez.  Not every building on the University of Texas at Austin campus has braille. Although UT Austin promotes a message of inclusivity and diversity, often the actions of the university do not reflect that same message, much to frustration of students with a disability. The Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) facility provides […]

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“Dream Over”: The Repeal of DACA

Written by Yulissa Chavez. Image by Yulissa Chavez.  Back in September 2017, President Trump called to end the program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which protected an estimated 800,000 young adults who were  brought to the United States as children. With the program now coming to an end, these individuals are now eligible for deportation, regardless of their criminal […]

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Texas Performing Arts Presents “The Crucible”

Written by Yulissa Chavez. From November 8 to November 19, Texas Performing Arts showcased Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, a story of how ignorance, hatred and jealousy can result in the deaths of innocent people. Set in Salem, Massachusetts during the 17th century, the play begins with the fearful and paranoid Reverend Parris accusing his devious niece Abigail and his daughter […]