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Tesla bets on Bitcoin

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinion Editor February 26, 2021

On Feb. 8, Tesla announced its future plans to begin accepting bitcoin as a form of currency along with purchasing $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency...

No heart as cold as the Texas government

No heart as cold as the Texas government

Editorial Board February 19, 2021

Texans have been here before. From the pandemic, hurricanes and now winter storms across the state of Texas, the local and state government has mishandled another situation. Quite honestly, though, are...

Paisanograms

Paisanograms

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day to my favorite guy. And, yes, Happy Valentine's Day to Sandy, too. Love, Diane —————————————————————————————————————————— Diane, Thank...

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A source of strength: Celebrating Black History Month

Santiago Elizondo, Contributing writer February 12, 2021

Black History Month was created to remember important individuals and events in Black history. Black History Month originally began as Negro History Week, created in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, an African...

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r/wallstreetbets Vs. Wall Street: Who comes out on top?

Tae Tran, Contributing writer February 9, 2021

There has been a lot of buzz in the stock market recently surrounding the gaming retailer GameStop, reaching from mainstream media to government and legislation. Multiple news outlets have been reporting...

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Poetic injustice: Rap lyrics as evidence

Jaida Sloan, Staff writer February 5, 2021

Just because your bar goes hard does not necessarily mean you should be locked behind bars. America regards most creative art forms as just that—creative fiction escape. One would not presume that Johnny...

UTSA Main Art Gallery opens first exhibit of the year: Trauma and Response

Saryvette Morales Cadiz, Assistant Arts & Life Editor February 2, 2021

On view from Jan. 21 through Feb. 19, UTSA’s Main Art Gallery’s first exhibition of the year is “Trauma and Response,” a vulnerable collection of art that portrays mental health, cultural identity...

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Clarity at last

Alyssa Lopez, Contributing writer February 2, 2021

There was a certain vision in my head. A plan that I wanted to follow from the very beginning of college. My vision started with having my career path already picked out. Finish my basic classes within...

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Party rockin’ at the end of the world

Nick Garza, Contributing Writer January 26, 2021

“I’m going to quit smoking,” I declared proudly to my friends. “I just bought a gym membership!” exclaimed Aven. “I’m learning how to cook healthy food,” beamed Juan. It was eleven fifty-something,...

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The minimum wage debate debunked

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 22, 2021

On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden promised sweeping legislation and executive orders that would address some of the nation's greatest obstacles ranging from healthcare to racial and economic inequality....

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An end of an error

Editorial Board January 22, 2021

In January 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Since then, President Trump has conducted himself in a cowardly, morally appalling, and highly unprofessional manner....

President Eighmy gives spring semester updates

President Eighmy gives spring semester updates

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 19, 2021

  Last week, President Eighmy sent an email to all staff, faculty and students that, aside from commending students for their hard work the previous semester and welcoming new ones, offered...

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