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The world as we know it: UTSA hosts foreign policy forum to discuss foreign policy’s role in 2020 elections

Margaret E. Talev, Richard N. Haass, Stephen J. Hadley, Jeh Charles Johnson and Mary Beth Long spoke on foreign relations. The foreign policy event was one of four happening in the country.

Josh Peck, News Editor

February 18, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations hosted one of their four nationwide Election 2020: U.S. Foreign Policy Forums in the Retama at UTSA on Feb. 12. The forum’s four panelists highlighted foreign policy topics to watch out for in today’s world and reasons voters should keep foreign policy in mind when...

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Geoffrey Okolo

October 23, 2019

Tensions have continued to rise since Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdrew the contentious extradition bill in September that sparked widespread protests. On Oct. 1, an altercation between police and protesters led to the shooting of 18-year-old Tsang Chi-kin. This was the first time officers...

Game companies should protect free speech

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Leonardo Garcia

October 16, 2019

It is easy to see why students like to play video games in their free time. As a source of entertainment and, in many cases, a stress reliever, video games have become more popular in the last several years. Although videogames are well-liked in the U.S., they are even more in demand in China. China...

US vs China: the negotiating firestorm

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Anish Rao

April 10, 2018

For far too long America has fallen victim to China’s bad practices, whether it be unemployment from offshoring, product dumping, currency manipulation or even intellectual property theft. After many years of these abuses, there has been little punishment from the World Trade Organization (WTO) or the ...

Teaching in the Far East: a student’s journey overseas

February 12, 2013

ourtesy of Renee Rendon/ The Paisano As Jacob Rendon passed the large tank, he focused on a single, slow carp that appeared to swim sickly and unbalanced.He knew he would not be choosing that one.In the next tank, he watched foot-long, pink sea worms wriggle through the water. He w...