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Refuse to die

Refuse to die

Kenyatta Battle

September 7, 2017

Aug. 14, 2016, the first NFL preseason game is set to begin. The announcer says, “Will everyone rise for the National Anthem.” Every father, mother, child and player rises except for one: Colin Kaepernick. In that moment Kap refused to die! He decided to take a stand against police brutality. Af...

McRaven memorandum misses point of protest

Editorial Board

September 14, 2016

As symbols of America's relatively short, yet contentious history, our nation’s flag and anthem conjure different images for everybody. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem at games to draw attention to police brutality has been part of the na...

Q&A with Lynn Hickey

Mark McClendon, UTSA

Caroline Traylor

September 14, 2016

Interview by Caroline Traylor In being named the fourth athletics director in UTSA history, Hickey assumed the lead athletics role at one of the youngest NCAA Division I universities in the country (UTSA began athletics competition in 1981). She's the only female Division I at...