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How to Get Lost: Hiking and Biking Around San Antonio

Natalie Hollenbeck May 20, 2018

College is a stressful environment submitting students to sensory overload. Many students decrease stress or clear their mind via exercise, increasing their endorphins and momentarily subsiding their overpowering...

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Read. Write. Repeat.

Samantha Ceballos May 20, 2018

Getting to know the city’s new poet laureate.   The world awakens inspiration: sounds, colors, textures. All three come together to help San Antonio poet laureate Octavio Quintanilla create...

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The Man Behind the Bubbles

Alejandro Lopez May 20, 2018

When you are walking to your next class, you may have noticed a man wearing a tye dye shirt, carrying a piñata and blowing bubbles near the Sombrilla. Next to him stands a shopping cart with the sign...

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Greek Life

Emmanuel Quiroz May 20, 2018

When I first started my undergraduate career, there was one thing that I knew for sure, I would not be part of: Greek life. I always thought fraternities and sororities were nothing but partying, drinking,...

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Zach Truesdale May 20, 2018

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from those of the past and present  and all of my interactions, it is that we all have something to say. You have a story and meaning. Each person...

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Promise You Fields of Yellow Daffodils

Sabrina Longoria May 20, 2018

My heart is filled with a constellation dancing and soaring through the dark but stars burn brightest at their death and from flaming blasts blossom new scars that I cannot, will not ever regret  Spanish...

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To an Almost Lover

Natasha Almasi May 20, 2018

I am physically locked on you Pulling me in with an intelligent mind and deafening irises My body aches with desire Wanton and obsessed I hang on your words A passionate speaker your ideas...

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Bad Driver

Justice Lovin May 20, 2018

They call it stick ‘cause it sticks; The gears whine as they grind and twist Entwined just fine until I try to shift. Shit. Was that third or fifth I think as I’m pitched Hit the wheel...

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