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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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‘One love, one heart, one destiny,’ no plot

‘One love, one heart, one destiny,’ no plot

Lauren Hernandez, Assistant Arts & Life Editor February 20, 2024

      A director can never go wrong with a biopic about a musician, because they know they are getting at least one thing right — the soundtrack. The newest biopic to hit...

‘Beetlejuice’ shakes the Majestic Theatre

‘Beetlejuice’ shakes the Majestic Theatre

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2024

      “Let’s turn on the juice and see what shakes loose.” San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre was graced by the highly popular Broadway musical “Beetlejuice.” What...

Rap duo rocks 210

Rap duo rocks 210

Michelle Segura, Contributor February 20, 2024

The electrifying performance by Black Smurf and IdontKnowJeffery at Studio 210 in San Antonio on Feb. 16 was nothing short of a musical journey into the depths of underground rap. The intimate venue...

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Delita Martin is an artist currently based in Huffman, Texas. She received a BFA in drawing from Texas Southern University and an MFA in printmaking from Purdue University. Martin is known for inserting...

OSWIECIM, POLAND - NOVEMBER 15:   The infamous German inscription that reads Work Makes Free at the main gate of the Auschwitz I extermination camp on November 15, 2014 in Oswiecim, Poland. Ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation o

Unpacking ‘The Zone of Interest’: a masterpiece beyond convention

Ray Rodriguez, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

    Spoiler warning: This article contains spoilers for the movie “The Zone of Interest.” About a decade ago, Michael Haneke, a renowned German auteur filmmaker known for world...

‘Poor Things’: the beauty in the bizarre

‘Poor Things’: the beauty in the bizarre

Ezequiel Peña, Contributor February 13, 2024

    The story of “Frankenstein” is not ancient, but it certainly feels like it. Mary Shelley’s tale of a man’s obsession to reanimate the dead has been adapted and twisted so...

Star-studded halftime show steals the Super Bowl

Star-studded halftime show steals the Super Bowl

Noah Hernandez, Contributor February 13, 2024

    Usher’s Super Bowl LVIII​​ halftime show was a star-studded affair whose only sin was leaving the viewers wanting more. With the likes of Alicia Keys, H.E.R. Ludacris and...

Exploring Texan tales

Exploring Texan tales

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator February 13, 2024

So much history lies within the state of Texas, and the “Boundless: Storytelling in Texas Book Arts” exhibit at UTSA gives people the opportunity to witness various pieces depicting its stories....

Anything but this movie

Anything but this movie

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2024

      “There’s no way we can convince anyone we actually like each other.” After following the sexually charged press tour, fans were itching to see the newest romantic...

Argylle: The cat should have stayed in the bag

‘Argylle:’ The cat should have stayed in the bag

Ezequiel Pena, Contributor February 6, 2024

      When it comes to movies that start the year, Hollywood distributes films they do not think will make much money. Rarely do they send out films that are made with a higher...

‘Ferrari’: a ‘Marriage Story’ for car people

‘Ferrari’: a ‘Marriage Story’ for car people

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor February 6, 2024

      Spoiler warning: This article discusses spoilers for “Ferrari.” Starring Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari, founder of car manufacturer and racing team Scuderia Ferrari,...

Let the music get harsher

Let the music get harsher

Malaki Lingg, Web Editor February 6, 2024

Local shows are a part of what makes or breaks a music scene. A lack of shows or talent, and you may have a dying scene on your hands. Luckily, the dark club scene in Texas is being kept alive...

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