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Woolworth Watch Day

Woolworth Watch Day
Ryan Houston-Dial, Assistant Opinion Editor February 4, 2020

The Conservation Society of San Antonio hosted a symposium, Woolworth Watch Day, on Saturday, Feb. 1. The symposium emphasized the role and history of downtown San Antonio within Alamo Plaza for Bexar...

A starry night on campus

A starry night on campus
Tali Duarte, Assistant Magazine Editor February 4, 2020

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and admired the bright stars? Well, you’re looking at the same stars that existed long ago. Those same stars are presumably dead, according to the different time...

Planting the seed of literacy

Planting the seed of literacy
Kasandra Parker, Marketing Manager February 4, 2020

Bursting with anticipation, children sat around Jon Lasser as he patiently pulled various items out of his basket. “Is this a seed?” He would ask as he pulled out objects such as pinto beans, eggs,...

Reteaching history: The civil rights and social justice experience

Photo Courtesy of Kennedi Smith
Kennedi Smith, Contributing Writer January 21, 2020

The Civil Rights and Social Justice Experience was a trip I will never forget. Its goal was to immerse a diverse group of almost 50 UTSA students in the history of the civil rights movement through an...

Sparking change

Photo Courtesy of Joey Asturias
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...

Slyvia Plath with the ego of Madonna’

Illustration by Ethan Gullett
Paris Cantu, Staff Wirter January 21, 2020

During the rise of third-wave feminism, Elizabeth Wurtzel provided her unique voice that commanded attention with narcissistic “sad girl” tones. At age 27, Wurtzel published her first book, “Prozac...

Perdoname Santa Muerte

Brujita Maya's Office
Enrique Bonilla October 4, 2017

Santa Muerte gains devotion and rejection internationally in past decade; documentary short to be unveiled this week.   Deep in the heart of Mexico City lies a barrio by the name Colonia Morelos,...

San Antonio’s Unique Urban Identity: A Little Old & a Little New

Photo by: Oscar Moreno
Enrique Bonilla August 29, 2017

Music Vibes AMEA: A voice with passion and direction, self-sufficient and diverse. UTSA grad and sociologist, AMEA delivers a unique take on r&b, soul and hip-hop. The Oklahoma native recently wrapped...

Abroad in Urbino: A student travel column #2

The Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy
Gaige Davila March 1, 2017

I’ve been waking up at 6 a.m. every morning without an alarm. I don’t know if it’s out of wanting to use my time, or finally having my sleep schedule regulated. Breakfast is small, and everyone is...

ASTROLOGY: believe it or not?

Elizabeth Davis March 23, 2016

“What does it mean to be a cosmic citizen?” To this day, it remains a mystery as to how elements first formed, comprised of the exact proton-to-neutron-to-electron ratio, which permitted the emergence...

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