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A Tribute to Stan Lee

A Tribute to Stan Lee

Brandon Armstead, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2020

Graphic by Gage Skidmore

A New Kind of Superhero

A New Kind of Superhero

Carlos Prado, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2020

When you think of Aquaman, what image comes to your mind? You might imagine that he looks like the traditional superhero: tall, thin and blonde with a bright orange one-piece suit. Now, what if I told you Aquaman has long, black, wavy hair, a body reminiscent of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s and...

New Faces, Same Fashion

New Faces, Same Fashion

Robin Molina and Emily Hubbard

November 20, 2017

The trends that have endured for the past two decades have done so because they resonate with societal wants and needs and because they are easily incorporated into one’s wardrobe. ‘90s trends are among us in a unique way, they are so prominent, yet reside under the surface undetected. Mos...

Coffee shops guide

Coffee shops guide

Raquel E. Alonzo

September 1, 2017

Are you getting tired of the long lines at Starbucks? Looking for a change of scenery to study? Need a new place to take your boo? Here’s a list of coffee shops that are sure to become your new hangout for any occasion. Barrio Barista (3735 Culebra Rd) Walking into Barrio Barista is comparable t...

Day trip fun

Day trip fun

Ethan Pham

September 1, 2017

Free weekends: that’s what I like most about university life. But sometimes deciding what to do is hard. Here are some day-vacations to spend alone or with your friends. Spend the day like a tourist This day is fun, even if you are new to the city. Spend the day exploring the city, vi...

Take a guess

Samantha Ceballos

September 1, 2017

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Campus street style

Campus street style

Ryan Thompson

April 20, 2017

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FREE Fiesta events

FREE Fiesta events

Samantha Ceballos

April 20, 2017

Medal Mania

Medal Mania

Jade Cuevas

April 20, 2017

Some people collect coins, movie stubs or love notes, but San Antonians collect something much more niche: Fiesta medals. Every April, organizations, communities and companies alike design their own small piece of metal attached with a colorful ribbon to celebrate the week of festivities that is Fie...

From then to 40 years later

From then to 40 years later

Ethan Pham

April 20, 2017

A look at the annual Sombrilla Fiesta bash Cascarones, bright colors, food, live music, San Antonio culture and, of course, one big fiesta; these are just some of the things visitors can expect to find at UTSA fiesta. April 21, 2017 marks the 40th annual Fiesta UTSA event. UTSA Fiesta — a ...

We “Remember the Alamo…” but do we remember correctly? (Commentary)

We “Remember the Alamo…” but do we remember correctly? (Commentary)

Raquel Zuniga

April 20, 2017

Since I was born and raised in San Antonio, you would think that I have some basic knowledge of the weeklong event in April that takes place in the heart of my hometown, right? Wrong. Growing up, I would sit around the T.V. with my family to watch the decorated floats pass through downtown for the B...

What the Fiesta

What the Fiesta

Jessica Salinas

April 20, 2017

What exactly is Fiesta? This year, San Antonio celebrates 126 years of tradition from April 20 to April 30: Fiesta. According to fiesta-sa.org, some 3.5 million party-goers enjoy Fiesta. More than 20 percent of Fiesta-goers travel from across the state, the nation and the world. Fiesta is one of the nation’s premier festivals with an economic impact of...