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Big hearts cost big bucks

Big hearts cost big bucks

Ana Cecilia Martinez, Copy Editing Coordinator

February 11, 2020

After the main winter holidays are over, a new year begins and school starts. It seems as though the weeks drag out and the world is mundane again. That is, until the infamous love holiday, Valentine’s Day, rolls around. Everyone is eager to celebrate and scrambles to find a valentine. It’s easy to feel ...

UTSA master’s programs receive recognition

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Geoffrey Okolo

September 11, 2019

Eduniversal, a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education, recognized three master’s degree programs at UTSA as among the best in the world. The company evaluated over 1,000 universities and more than 20,000 master’s and M.B.A programs in 154 countries using specific quantitative...

First Friday

Courtesy of Sofia Garcia

Sofia Garcia

September 11, 2019

Whether you are an arts and music lover, or you simply enjoy the nightlife of San Antonio, First Friday is an escapade specially crafted for you. What began in 1994 as a walkthrough of local art galleries has progressed into a collection of restaurants with diverse menus, up and coming artists and ...

Too Rair to die

Joey Asturias, Rair Threads CEO and Founder, sports the classic lightning bolt tee.

Alex Hanks

February 13, 2019

Rair Threads, a curation of minimalistic streetwear clothing, is making waves in the Alamo City. I recently got the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Joey Asturias, CEO and founder of Rair Threads to discuss the brand, streetwear culture and the work that goes into running a clothing brand ...

Survey opposes new college of business building

Should the College of Business move downtown?

Alejandro Lopez

November 28, 2018

In a survey conducted among the faculty in the college of business (COB), 62 percent of participants opposed moving the COB to the Downtown Campus. Fifty-six full-time faculty and nine part-time faculty participated in the survey, which was sent to all faculty in the COB. UTSA announced a new COB building in...

Google, your political bias is showing

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Ricardo Rodriguez

January 18, 2018

Former Google engineer James Damore is suing Google after he was fired last year for penning an internal memo identifying various methods in which the company was intentionally (and illegally) discriminating against “white, conservative men” in favor of hiring more women and people of color. In a ...

Major pains

Major pains

Dominique Avila

March 7, 2017

College is a special time in your life when you discover who you are as a person, try to figure out what you’re going to do for the rest of your life and where you meet all sorts of interesting people. What type of college majors will you meet throughout your time on campus? Here are some people ...

UTSA entrepreneurs compete in $100k contest

April 28, 2015

Business propositions, partnerships and a chance to win a $100,000 CITE competition are at stake for UTSA entrepreneurial students — but they only have eight minutes. UTSA’s Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) biannual $100,000 Student Technology Venture Competition p...

Campus culture and tradition takes time and patience

April 21, 2015

Let’s do the numbers. Over the last five years, UTSA has increased its research spending by 97 percent. UTSA boasts the largest business school in The University of Texas System and is nationally ranked by the Princeton Review, Business Week and HispanicBusiness. Moreover, UTSA’s College ...

CITE program reaching new entrepreneurs

February 17, 2015

In 2006, the UTSA College of Business, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, produced a program in which entrepreneurs and engineering students could work together on business and technology ventures. Since its inception, the Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (...