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Public charge rule echoes xenophobia

Public charge rule echoes xenophobia

Ana Lorant, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

The Trump administration is making headway on their aggressive anti-immigration stance after a 5-4 Supreme Court decision, on Monday, Jan. 27, in favor of implementing a new public charge rule that would...

Confucius Institute Program reevaluates role at UTSA

Confucius Institute Program reevaluates role at UTSA

Joseph Torres March 6, 2019

The Confucius Institute (CI) at UTSA has promoted Chinese culture, language and arts via workshops, lectures and seminars since 2009 with over 400 students participating in its programs each year. This...

Josiah Tauaefa forgoes senior year to enter NFL Draft.

UTSA alumnus announces entrance in 2019 NFL draft

Adrianne Kristianto January 22, 2019

Josiah Tauaefa, UTSA alumnus and former Roadrunner linebacker, announced that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2019 NFL Draft on Dec. 28 via social media. In the 2018 football season,  Tauaefa...

Julian Castro announces run for presidency at Guadalupe Plaza.

Julian Castro announces run for presidency

Kimiya Factory January 16, 2019

On Jan. 12, hundreds of San Antonio residents gathered in the Guadalupe Plaza to hear Julian Castro announce his presidential bid for the 2020 midterm elections. The former mayor kicked off a campaign...

Ending birthright citizenship

Arnulfo Caballero November 29, 2018

President Donald Trump stated his plans to issue an executive order to end birthright citizenship, the 14th Amendment right that anyone born in this country is granted citizenship regardless of national...

hurricane about to hit the United States

The Science behind Hurricane Florence

Adrianne Kristianto October 3, 2018

Although Hurricane Florence has left the North and South Carolinas, residents are still experiencing loss of shelter, lack of food and missing family members. According to the National Weather Service,...

Flags of Mexico, the United States and Canada.

Current status on the North American Free Trade Agreement

Caleb McBride October 2, 2018

As the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) currently stands, the United States is operating under a significant trade deficit with Canada and Mexico. After the Sept. 30 decision date, Trump decided...

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Memorandum memorializes Parkland shooting victims

Samuel De Leon February 28, 2018

UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA) published its memorandum and call to action regarding the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida after its most recent meeting....

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Net Neutrality: what’s changed?

Ben Shirani February 7, 2018

On December 14, 2017, the Republican controlled Federal Communications Commission, voted to repeal a set of rules which ensured the unmanipulated flow of information over the Internet, known as Net Neutrality....

Supreme court justice Sonia Sotomayor high fives UTSA president Taylor Eighmy. Gaige Davila/The Paisano

Supreme Court Justice visits UTSA

Isaac Serna January 31, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s inspirational account of her life elicited applause throughout her presentation to the UTSA community, but when President Taylor Eighmy said, “She is the...

First Latina on the High Bench visits UTSA

Isaac Serna January 27, 2018

U.S. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor’s inspirational account of her life elicited applause throughout her presentation to the UTSA community today, but when President Taylor Eighmy...

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Fourth annual Model UN

Ben Shirani November 15, 2017

At 2 p.m. on Friday Nov. 3rd the UTSA Model United Nations Society hosted its annual Model United Nations Conference at the University Center Ballroom Complex. The conference lasted three days and featured...

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