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Rowdy Alumni Trailblazer: Profile on Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez

Jaida Sloan, Assistant News Editor April 7, 2021

Former Rowdy the Roadrunner, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, is currently flying high as one of the Candidates for District 2 San Antonio City Council. If elected, the 25-year-old, biracial, military- brat, math...

Annual Diploma Dash to be Held Virtually

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 27, 2021

The annual UTSA Alumni Association’s Diploma Dash - an event that in the past featured groups of families, friends and teams competing for prizes and awards - will be held virtually this year with all...

The Main Building and JPL at the UTSA Main Campus. A UTSA official apologized to donors for an email that mentioned both the COVID-19 pandemic and estate planning.

UTSA official apologizes for ‘insensitive’ email to donors

Josh Peck, News Editor April 7, 2020

On April 3, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Karl Miller Lugo apologized to UTSA alumni for an earlier email that Senior Executive Director of Gift Planning Kimberly West sent soliciting...

De Leon shines bright while posing with his saxophone.

Music Medicine

Kaylee Boggan January 16, 2019

Former music major and Spirit of San Antonio (SOSA) drum major Bobby Joe De Leon Jr.’s life changed forever in August 2018 when he was diagnosed with primary cardiac cancer. “I was first told that...

The couple embracing each other during their wedding.

Roadrunner wedding

Alejandro Lopez September 12, 2018

Alexander and Chavez join in matrimony On Sept. 8, Gary Alexander, UTSA 1999 alumni, married Laura Chavez at the Alamodome parking lot while Roadrunner fans were tailgating before the game against Baylor...

Commit to your college network

Commit to your college network

Editorial Board and Isaac Serna April 24, 2018

Soon to be grads may not be prepared for life after college professionally. According to a survey conducted by Gradstaff, a national career matchmaking firm, there are two recurring problems graduates...

UTSA alumnus creates first local farmers market

April 28, 2015

MariaCristina Moreno, The Paisano UTSA graduate and Sam Houston High School World Geography teacher Rick Trevino is bringing Eastside Pride Market to the city’s food desert. “Why...

Shining a ‘Bright’ light from San Antonio to Russia UTSA alumnus discusses transitioning from Texas

April 14, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Anthony Bright Anthony Bright, a UTSA alumnus who majored in Modern Languages Studies and minored in Linguistics, has taken what he learned to the other side of the...

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