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US needs to support oil
April 29, 2016
Columnist Daniel Hung argues that the US needs to support oil, as it has successfully in the past, to get through this difficult time.
The Top Ten Percent Rule is harmful to higher education
April 15, 2016
Columnist Daniel Hung argues that the controversial Top Ten Percent Rule is holding UT back.
UT Student Government should implement an instant runoff system
March 10, 2016
Columnist Daniel Hung argues for implementing an instant runoff system in Student Government elections in light of this year's protracted executive alliance race.
GOP must rally behind Rubio to avoid Trump
February 25, 2016
Columnist Daniel Hung presents the case for voting for Marco Rubio to keep Donald Trump out of the GOP nomination.
Clinton’s email investigation casts doubt on her character
February 21, 2016
Columnist Daniel Hung argues that Hillary Clinton's email scandal should affect voters' confidence in her character.
It is past time to adopt a balanced budget amendment
January 21, 2016
Columnist Daniel Hung believes that Governor Greg Abbott's proposed balanced budget amendment is vital to ensuring American livelihood.
A $15 minimum wage would be radical and harmful
November 22, 2015
The Million Student March protested on Nov. 12 for a national $15 per hour minimum wage. The demand, however, would be a radical move by the government and only hurt those it is intended to help. Even prominent liberal Democrats such as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama oppose a national minimum wage of $15 per hour. Obama, for one, only supports raising the current hourly minimum of $7.25 to $9.00, then to $10.10 the following year.
Candidates' proposed flat tax plans are unfair, fiscally unconservative
November 8, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung disputes the fiscally unconservative flat tax plans of several Republican presidential candidates.
Affirmative action likely to be struck down
October 25, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung writes that certain Supreme Court Justices' voting records indicate that affirmative action will likely be struck down when Fisher v. Texas is reheard this December.
Restrictions on campus carry may be counterproductive
October 13, 2015
The irony of the push for more restrictions on campus carry is that it will only result in fewer restrictions or no restrictions at all due to litigation or subsequent legislation.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is safe, indispensable for higher education in Texas
September 27, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung believes that fracking should be promoted rather than stigmatized for its economic benefits and its low possible risks.
Students can fight international injustice through communities on the 40 Acres
September 20, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung believes opportunities to change international affairs can begin on campus.
Anti-GMO movement dangerous to food security
September 1, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung believes opposition to genetically modified organisms is not only void of scientific support but may also carry dangerous implications for global food security.
Lift the crude oil export ban
August 31, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung believes the crude oil export ban is not only outdated but hurt to American jobs and gas prices.
Sen. Cornyn's proposed gun-rights bill addresses mental health concerns without restricting Second Amendment rights
August 14, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung finds Sen. Cornyn's proposed bill, called the Mental Health and Safe Communities Act, to be a good solution to concerns about the recent expansion of gun rights, including campus carry.
Cruz is a real contender, but not the best candidate
August 7, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung thinks Cruz is a more viable candidate than most give him credit for, but believes Cruz's personal abbrasiveness would hurt his effectiveness as president.
SG should incorporate referendums into campus elections
August 2, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung argues that use of referendums in campus elections would better harness the wishes of campus and connect students to leaders.
Republican leadership is responsible for many improvements in Texas
July 13, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung argues that political realities in Texas show that the Republican party has fostered positive changes in Texas.
UT's affirmative action policy is unconstitutional
July 6, 2015
In a point-counterpoint on the justness of affirmative action, Columnist Daniel Hung argues that the ways affirmative action are most often employed in admissions decision are unconstitutional.
Lessons from Confederate license plates
June 26, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung argues that the recent Supreme Court decision in favor of state governments' rights not to print any and all kinds of specialty license plates can inform readers of the many facets of the recent controversy over Confederate symbols on campus.
Large pool of Republican presidential candidates will help Republicans win White House
June 18, 2015
While some think the large pool of Republican presidential candidates weakens the party's chance at the White House in 2016, but the diversity of candidates will allow for gerater momentum, according to Columnist Daniel Hung.
Texas should consider adopting full-time Legislature
June 11, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung thinks the 84th Texas Legislature's unproductive session is cause to reexamine our state's part-time Legislature.
Lege left students out of new tax cuts
June 4, 2015
Columnist Daniel Hung thinks the Legislature could have done more to relieve taxes from students.
We should work toward a better deal with Iran
April 20, 2015
The US shouldn't be settling for a bad deal with Iran.
Nix the top 10 percent rule, affirmative action
April 5, 2015
The top 10 percent rule and affirmative action are hurting public universities in Texas.
Common Core would improve quality of Texas education
April 2, 2015
Texas should adopt Common Core.
Presidency is in reach for UT alum Jeb Bush
February 8, 2015
One Daily Texan columnist believes Jeb Bush has a strong chance of becoming our next president.
Opposition to campus carry bills SB 11 and HB 937 based on misguided fear
February 3, 2015
One columnist believes campus carry critics are ignoring important facts on concealed firearm safety.
Tuition increases must have limits
January 25, 2015
UT System does not need to increase tuition above the rate of inflation.
For politics, there is no better choice than UT-Austin
April 30, 2014
Daily Texan guest columnist Daniel Hung explains why UT is the right choice, especially for those interested in politics.