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Baby Keem is destined to be a staple in hip-hop

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

April 8, 2020

Rapper Hykeem Jamaal Carter, Jr., better known under his stage name “Baby Keem,” has had a swift rise to fame in the hip-hop industry. His hit song “ORANGE SODA” from his second studio mixtape, “DIE FOR MY BITCH,” has accredited the Las Vegas native with over 80 million streams on Spotify a...

Artists of UTSA: Faisal Najjar

Najjar poses with his dog, Mocha. Photo Courtesy of Faisal Najjar

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor

January 28, 2020

Faisal Najjar is a third-year biomedical engineering major who began drawing and painting a year ago. He is a firm believer in the power of art and is passionate about showing viewers that they can surprise themselves with their hidden abilities. Najjar often finds himself lost in his own world when draw...

Review: Changing Social Discourses

Los Arboles Que Vieron Todo,” by Daniela Cavazos Madrigal

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor

January 28, 2020

On display from Jan. 22- Feb. 21, UTSA’s Main Art Gallery’s latest exhibition “Changing Social Discourses” is an arresting collection of personal, artistic narratives curated by UTSA faculty members Libby Rowe and Dr. Scott Sherer. Artists Jennifer Ling Datchuk, Daniela Cavazos Madrigal and Anh...

Miguel and others light up San Antonio

Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Ellyson Ortega

October 30, 2019

Veteran R&B artist, Miguel, headlined Mala Luna for the first time. His performances were sonically pleasing with the tracks “Criminal,” “How Many Drinks,” “Do You,” “Coffee,” “Adorn,” “Waves,” “Pineapple Skies” and “Sky Walker.” During his performances, he spoke ab...

A profession of creativity

Photo Courtesy of Rachel Catalano

Kasandra Parker

October 30, 2019

Graphic designer and marketing major Rachel Catalano is a recent graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Just shy of two years graduated from college and immersed in her career field, Catalano has seen much success in her ability to find full-time jobs. She currently works as a graphic...

Russ

Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Ellyson Ortega

October 30, 2019

First time headliner Russ was the last to perform at the 2019 Mala Luna Festival. Russ is known to engineer and produce his own music. He kicked off his electric performance with “The Flute Song” and other songs such as “Pull The Trigger,” “Ride Slow” and “Wife You Up.” Russ also sang...