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Bush cautions his party to be open-minded

January 12, 2009

WASHINGTON Down to single-digit approval ratings in his last days in office, President George W. Bush is warning the Republican Party not to become "anti-immigrant'' as it regroups from defeat...

Unemployment on the rise in Texas

November 24, 2008

AUSTIN - Texas' unemployment rate increased to 5.6 percent in October, up half a percentage point from the previous month because of Hurricane Ike and national economic trends, the Texas Workforce Commission...

HIV/AIDS testing available for UTSA students this month

November 24, 2008

HIV is a virus that takes away your ability to have a social life. It attacks your white blood cells and steals away years from your life, especially if you don't know that you have it. Getting tested...

UTSA veteran proud to have served country

November 17, 2008

It brings me great sadness and disappointment to write this letter on a day that is intended to be a day of pride and honor. On the day after the 233rd birthdays of the Army and Marine Corps, Veteran's...

San Antonio students seek to carry guns on campuses

November 17, 2008

Nov. 17-21 marks the first "Pitch it to the People Week", sponsored by the Students for Concealed Carry on Campus (SCCC). "The 'Pitch it to the People Week' is intended to serve as an opportunity for...

Texas senator proposes bill to freeze tuition costs for students

November 17, 2008

Texas Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (D) has proposed a bill to place a two year moratorium on university tuition hikes. Tuition rates are set by the regents of the state's public university system,...

Intriguing courses at UTSA satisfy more than just students’ degree requirements

November 10, 2008

Throughout college, the average student will take around 40 courses to complete their Bachelor's degree. But through taking these courses, most can hope to find at least one course that contributes...

Know your candidates: The other names on the ballot

October 27, 2008

U.S. SenatorRichard J. (Rick) Noriega (DEM)Health care: His plan focuses on improving coverage for children, addressing the uninsured problem, granting tax breaks for small businesses, protecting seniors,...

Romo nears ten years as UTSA president; looks towards future

October 27, 2008

As UTSA President Ricardo Romo nears the completion his tenth year in office, he can look back at a university that has changed in size, shape and academics throughout its 39 year history. San...

Organizations gearing up for BestFest 2008

October 27, 2008

This week's 28th annual BestFest will have events, food and drinks which will help raise funds for 69 student organizations culminates on Friday, Oct 31, between 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. under the Sombrilla...

SGA calls for students to run for the Student Regent office

October 20, 2008

With the one-year student regent term coming to an end, the search for a new student regent to becoming the voice of thousands of students at every UT Campus in Texas has begun."Anytime a school decides...

Early voting begins on Oct. 20 at UTSA

October 20, 2008

Who's voting?Members of the public, including the 30,000 students and staff members on campus. Some major employers were requested to ask their employees to vote at the UTSA early voting site:...

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