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How to calculate your ideal weight

April 11, 2011

Calculating your ideal weight should be an important part when trying to reach your goal weight. The example below will be using a total body weight of 200 lbs and a 20 percent (0.20) body fat percentage. The...

April: Month of Opportunity

April 5, 2011

I don't know about you, but I am happy that it is April. April is the month that Major League Baseball begins, unless you're a fan of the Houston Astros; their season always starts in May. April is the...

Studying jazz trombone can lead to many possibilities

April 4, 2011

"Jazz trombone, jazz trombone." "What sir?" "When I was in college I wanted to play jazz trombone." Anyone who has seen the movie "Accepted" would understand about not fulfilling your dreams and filing...

DWI means down with insanity

April 4, 2011

According to data taken from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in Bexar county 41% (61) of the 149 fatalities had alcohol involved. This is below Harris county (Houston) 49%,...

Corporations don’t undermine our economy

April 4, 2011

Your recent column demonstrates your naiveté regarding what fuels our economy.  "Tax loopholes," so to speak, enhance profitability and efficiency.  They don't undermine our economy;...

How to not buy those pretty shoes

April 4, 2011

We're all adults. But we're also college students. And what do college students love to do? Spend money! This week's features theme is all about budgeting and money management. So let's get to it! Over...

Gruesome photos do more harm than good

April 4, 2011

I walk out of the BB and head to JPL to find a mid-morning snack between classes. Directly behind Sombrilla's fountain, I notice giant posters and small groups of people huddled together in what seems...

San Antonio needs better alcohol laws

April 4, 2011

Is not changing anything, to fix something, the way of the old and supposedly wise? This letter is in regards to the article about San Antonio's drunk driving problem. First off, I'd like to give my...

Airlines must ensure quality

April 4, 2011

Southwest Airlines Flight 812 was just another routine flight between Phoenix, Ariz., and Sacramento, Cal. on April 1. The passengers aboard were not prepared for the ceiling tiles to dislodge and collapse...

Are We UTSA?

March 31, 2011

The hardwood heroes are Southland champions. Blowout against Ohio State aside, We were 1-1 in the NCAA tournament. That win against Alabama State was the first win for any UTSA team in an NCAA tournament. But...

Save on gas

March 30, 2011

This won't be a how-to on how to save gas. Instead, these are some "tips" that turned out to be myths and don't actually work. 1) Turn off the AC. Auto testing at Consumer Reports proves that running...

When history strikes don’t make today’s news tomorrow’s

March 30, 2011

I doubt this will ever be published by The Paisano, but if it does then good on The Paisano. I'm writing this after 10 p.m. on March 16 to give you some perspective. Tonight the front page of The Paisano...

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