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UTSA Cheer places in top ten at Orlando

UTSA Cheer places in top ten at Orlando

Julia Maenius and Lindsey Thomas

January 28, 2020

Both the UTSA large co-ed and all-girl cheerleading team competed in Orlando, Florida, placing tenth at the UCA College Nationals Championships. The teams earned their way to the championships by placing third with their qualifying video that was sent to judges a few months ago. The teams had a great ...

COLFA dean candidate open forums begin

COLFA dean candidate open forums begin

Xavier Richardson, Staff Writier

January 28, 2020

Open forums, which are opportunities for the UTSA community to ask questions to the candidates for dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts (COLFA), began Jan. 22. Dr. Anthony Lemieux, professor of global studies and communication at Georgia State University, was the first to present what his v...

San Antonio holds nation’s largest MLK march

San Antonio holds nation’s largest MLK march

Josh Peck, News Editor

January 21, 2020

Hundreds of members of the UTSA community attended the largest annual MLK March in the country on Monday, Jan. 20. The march celebrates King’s life and the civil rights movement that he embodied. The march stretches across the San Antonio East Side and hundreds of thousands of San Antonians attend every y...

Men’s basketball hits the road

Men’s basketball hits the road

Julia Maenius, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The UTSA men’s basketball team (9-10, 3-3 C-USA) hosted the University of Texas at El Paso Miners on Saturday, Jan. 18, after losing to the Miners by two points in overtime earlier that week. With a slow start in the first half, junior guard Keaton Wallace put the Roadrunners on the board with an inside jum...

Sparking change

Sparking change

Sofia Garcia, Art & Life Editor

January 21, 2020

UTSA alumnus Joey Asturias and his team at the Green Lab have started a movement called #GROW2020 that they hope will change the stigma around cannabis. The Green Lab is a marketing agency that aims to endorse different companies involved with marijuana and CBD. Focusing on brand building, the Green Lab...

Greg Abbott doesn’t care about homeless people

Greg Abbott doesn’t care about homeless people

Dawson Fagan

January 21, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott loves to criminalize homelessness, and he (rightly) catches a lot of condemnation for that. However, Gov. Abbott also loves the way San Antonio deals with its homeless population. What does that say about us? Gov. Abbott regularly attributes crimes to homeless individuals without...

Humans of UTSA: Allison Olfers

Humans of UTSA: Allison Olfers

Folasade Sabitu

October 30, 2019

This is Allison Olfers. She is a junior and a public health major. She is passionate about helping others and sharing her knowledge with other students on this campus. This is her story. I am from San Antonio and being around family combined with university life was something I looked forward to. Se...

Humans of UTSA : Justice Falade

Humans of UTSA : Justice Falade

paisano.online1

September 25, 2019

This is Justice Falade. He is a senior and an electrical engineering major. He only wants the best for his future, and his ambitious spirit is helping him get there. This is his story. “Back to my first day of 9th grade. You want to make sure that you look good on your first day of high school. I...

Humans of UTSA: Vedika Khanna

Humans of UTSA: Vedika Khanna

Folasade Sabitu

September 18, 2019

This is Vedika Khanna. She is a senior and a communication major. It took her three major changes to get her to where she is now, but the process has helped to build her confidence, solidify her values, and continue to push for success. This is her story. “I’m from Houston, Texas, born and raised, an...

Dear AJ: Don’t feel single on Valentine’s Day

Dear AJ: Don’t feel single on Valentine’s Day

Alejandro Lopez

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day. A day dedicated to not only to St. Valentine, but to “romance.” This may be a wonderful day for loving individuals in relationships, but for those that don’t have a significant other, like me, it’s a huge reminder of just how single we are. Just a side-note before conti...

A Guide to Food Trucks Near UTSA

A Guide to Food Trucks Near UTSA

Garry Leday

September 20, 2018

You’d be surprised at all of the great food options you have less than five minutes away from campus. From gyros to wings, burgers to barbeque, and of course, mouthwatering street tacos. You can find just about anything you’re craving without having to travel too far at almost any hour of the the d...

Tiny bot rocks… UTSA makes Guinness World Record

Tiny bot rocks… UTSA makes Guinness World Record

Brandon Armstead

September 13, 2018

Researchers from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) were awarded a Guinness World Record for creating the smallest medical robot. The nanorobots were created by Ph.D student Soutik Betal and professors of the ECE department Ruya...