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Why 2020 politics became so scary

Why 2020 politics became so scary

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor October 27, 2020

The holidays are meant to spark feelings of joy and comfort, but instead, they cause headaches and discomfort. Of course, there are various reasons for this, but chief among them is the inevitable conversations...

UTSA encouraged students to get involved in the 2020 census at an event
on Jan. 23. Census results influence the amount of federal funds disttributed
to states and localities.

2020 census push to increase federal funding

Breahna Luera, News Editor February 4, 2020

UTSA held a 2020 Census Kickoff event on Jan. 23, which informed students about what the census is and encouraged them to count themselves under their UTSA community address. “It’s important for UTSA...

Graphic by Paola Esquivel

UT regents approve increased tuition and fees

Josh Peck, News Editor January 21, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA students on the traditional tuition rate plan will see an increase of 2.6%, or approximately $305.91, in their tuition and fees after the University of Texas (UT) System Board...

President Taylor Eighmy presents the Bold Promise program at the Westside Community Center in December 2019. 72% of Bold Promise recipients are first-generation students.

UTSA introduces tuition-free program for Fall 2020

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck December 13, 2019

UTSA announced the launch of its Bold Promise program on Thursday, Dec. 12. The Bold Promise initiative is a financial aid program that will waive all tuition and mandatory fees for eligible students....

If not Beto then who?

Alex Hanks March 26, 2019

After much speculation, former U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke has decided to throw his hat in the ring. This comes as no surprise, as the El Paso native had been teasing the public with announcements...

Bernie Sanders enters 2020 Presidential election

Alfonzo Mendoza February 26, 2019

Following his 2020 presidential candidacy announcement, Sen. Bernie Sanders sent shock waves throughout the Democratic Party once again as his campaign contributions broke records. Receiving almost $5.9...

The university implements a Strategic Hiring Initiative

The university implements a Strategic Hiring Initiative

Kaylee Boggan February 13, 2019

Kimberly Espy, provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced on Jan. 29 that UTSA will have a new Strategic Hiring Initiative for 2020. This plan aims to make UTSA a center for student success...

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