TEXAS VIEW: ‘Dreamers’ ruling shows need for broad reform

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For most Americans, the back-and-forth legal battle over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that provided temporary peace of mind for the so-called...

THE IDLE AMERICAN: Hallie and space matters

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What are the odds that two remote communities in the far reaches of West Texas would have much in common in what we’ve called...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: UT Board mandate concerns

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The ongoing debate over the use of UPTB athletic facilities has taken several different directions over the last few weeks. The one I would...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Make yourselves heard

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I taught grades 7-12 until I tired of the administration behaviors of job preservationism at the expense of effective teaching/learning. I retired in September...

GUEST VIEW: A time and place for ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

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By Armstrong Williams It is a long-standing tradition to air the national anthem prior to kickoff at football games. Now, the NFL has decided to...

TEXAS VIEW: Community should look beyond STAAR scores

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As a community, we should look beyond state test scores and instead look at what they mean. The Texas Education Agency released this year’s State...

SULLUM: How drug warriors made the ‘opioid epidemic’ deadlier

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According to the lawsuits that four drug companies agreed to settle last week, the “opioid epidemic” was caused by overprescription of pain medication, which...

CHAREN: Can national solidarity solve our race problems?

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On Oct. 16, 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to dine at the White House. As Edmund Morris relates in “Theodore Rex,”...

TEXAS VIEW: State leaders join bullying of trans kids

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When considering who should be off-limits from harm done by lawmakers, children should rise to the top of the list, yet Gov. Greg Abbott...

CHAPMAN: Political dysfunction keeps the ‘Dreamers’ in purgatory

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Someday, many years from now, historians will use the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as a case study in the monumental dysfunction of...