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Senate Politics – Paisano Polls

Beto O'Rourke

Kat Joseph, Maha Qadri, Kayla Burford, and Jada Teague

November 15, 2018

Beto returns, and Roadrunners share their thoughts on senate politics at UTSA.   Host- Jada Teague Videographers- Kayla Burford, Sam Flores, Maha Qadri, Kat Joseph Video editors- Kat Joseph, Maha Qadri Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph Assistant Multimedia Editor- Maha Qadri  ...

Petty Politics and Our Midterm Election

Politicians debating

Anthony Saldana

November 14, 2018

Popularized once again during the 2016 presidential election, professionalism in politics has become a controversial topic. Currently in the White House, we have a president who's promoted sexual assault with his famous clip saying “grab them by the p*ssy,” a first lady who wore clothing saying ...

Roadrunner Ramblings: Betting on Beto

Roadrunner Ramblings

Brandon Armstead and Jose Chapa

November 9, 2018

    We talk about the elections and other events surrounding UTSA. Brandon Armstead Jose Chapa Brysen Streeter Triston Simpson-Bland  

U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke visits UTSA for second time

Beto O'Rourke speaking in the Retama on Oct. 23.

Arnulfo Caballero and Adrianne Kristianto

November 2, 2018

Beto O’Rourke marches crowd to voting polls United States Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke visited UTSA for the second time on Oct. 23. The Black Student Leadership Council (BSLC) asked O’Rourke to return to campus since students showed support during his first visit to the campus on Oct. 4. ...

U.S. Senate candidate visits UTSA

Beto O’Rourke speaks in the Retama: Beto continues college tour

Alejandro Lopez

October 10, 2018

Beto continues college tour U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke chanted “UT” to a packed audience who replied “SA” after entering the Retama Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 4. The Democratic congressman visited UTSA as part of his “Fight for our Future” college campus tour, which included ...

Big Beto in the tiny Retama

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Editorial Board and Heather Montoya

October 10, 2018

     When students heard that congressman, and democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Beto O’Rourke would be speaking at UTSA on Oct. 4, many awaited his visit with excitement. Some students missed class and waited in line for hours for a chance to hear O’Rourke speak. UTSA failed to accommodat...

A candidate Roadrunners should consider

Beto O'Rourke. Photo Courtesy of Mauro Vasquez

Mauro Vasquez

February 21, 2018

His feet couldn’t stay still. His hands traced his lips and chin in thought. His facial muscles showed through his cheeks as he clenched his jaw. Fellow elected officials readied the crowd for the main event. Beto O’Rourke is not one of the alien politicians who make us question whether he’s one ...