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Kevin Helgren

Former student body president, UT-Austin

Kevin Helgren is a senior studying neuroscience and psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the former student body president.

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Why strip UT students of opportunities?

As the Legislature considers taking the Lions Municipal Golf Course away from the University of Texas, we have heard many voices in the debate: neighbors, golfers, historians, university administrators, and, of course, politicians. But so far, neither the lawmakers who are facing a vote nor the journalists who are facing a deadline have sought the opinion of the one group that would be most directly affected by a change at the West Austin property: UT students.