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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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Alabama’s IVF ruling is a first look into a gloomy future

Alabama’s IVF ruling is a first look into a gloomy future

Andrew Dotson, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Last week, Alabama’s Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in LePage et al. v. The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Mobile Infirmary Association that frozen embryos can be considered children under the state’s...

Fiction before fact

Fiction before fact

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor February 27, 2024

It was recently announced that four Beatles biopics would be released in the near future, each focusing on one member of the band, creating a Beatles cinematic universe. The films are noted for being the...

Forget football, preserve the past

Forget football, preserve the past

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2024

Much like the rest of America, The University of Texas at Austin has prioritized football over mental health. With the announcement of the demolition of UT’s historic social work building came the curiosity...

Drunk with power

Drunk with power

Jake Mireles, Opinion Editor February 27, 2024

On Thursday, Feb. 1, the San Antonio City Council voted 8-2 to adopt a new code of ethics — the first in the council’s history. According to the San Antonio Express-News, this historic vote came just...

Country music is the new pop

Country music is the new pop

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

There is pop music, the genre, then popular music, the cyclical wave of music genres that consume the radio, grip the public and generally shift every ten years. Popular music is the most reflective marker...

Racism is ruining Black pregnancies

Racism is ruining Black pregnancies

Taylor Fromel, Contributor February 20, 2024

For many women, pregnancy is an extremely difficult and emotional time, physically and mentally. It can also be very confusing, as pregnancy can come with many complications and unexpected outcomes. Because...

Bury the bones, not the lede

Bury the bones, not the lede

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor February 20, 2024

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) of 1990 protects the cultural patrimony of Indigenous peoples in the United States, facilitating the return of human remains, sacred...

American healthcare needs reform

American healthcare needs reform

Andrew Dotson, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

The United States Government provides multiple types of healthcare. There is Tricare, which is provided by the Department of Defense for enlisted personnel, Medicare which is for retired citizens and is...

Gen Z’s favorite vice: nostalgic escapism

Gen Z’s favorite vice: nostalgic escapism

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor February 20, 2024

One of the commercials that aired during Super Bowl LVIII caused quite the controversy within the hot political climate of this year. The sound of horns and a snare drum over a grainy background graced...

An end zone cannot end racism

An end zone cannot end racism

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

Last Sunday, Super Bowl LVIII was the most-watched television show ever with 123 million viewers. Though the Kansas City Chiefs’ end zone declared the words “end racism,” dozens of Indigenous activists...

‘Another Brick in the Wall’

‘Another Brick in the Wall’

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor February 20, 2024

James Madison High School in south Houston saw a massive student walkout on Feb. 8 after they implemented a complete cellphone ban, among other new rules. Under this rule, students are required to turn...

Cut the costly capitalism

Cut the costly capitalism

Allana Llabres, Social Media Manager February 20, 2024

Texas has been growing at an alarming rate since 2010, and the retail landscape that has come along with the population growth is significant, to say the least. The change in consumerism and changes in...

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