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Trick-or-treating for all

Trick-or-treating for all

Christina Troy

October 30, 2019

In the largely uncontested debate of whether or not college students should still trick-or-treat, with most on the side of “not,” students with disabilities aren’t considered. Last Halloween season, a Facebook post by Alicia Plumer went viral as she announced her 21-year-old autistic son BJ would...

Faculty senate votes on plus/minus grading

Faculty senate votes on plus/minus grading

Joseph Torres

October 23, 2019

UTSA’s Faculty Senate voted against the Joint Committee on Plus/Minus Grading’s (JPMC) recommendation of a “complete discontinuation of the plus/minus grading system at UTSA” on Oct. 17. The JPCM, composed of undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from multiple colleges at UTSA,...

Breakin’ the beach

Breakin' the beach

Samantha Ceballos

March 28, 2017

Spring break has zoomed past us. We now inch closer to the end of the semester as we excitedly plan our next wild party or plan our next crazy vacation. Rarely does a college student think about the destruction and hazards they left behind in their spring break vacation spot. South Padre Island (SPI), the college...

The art of being a hot mess

The art of being a hot mess

Jade Cuevas

May 5, 2016

College is hard. Schoolwork, student organizations, social life, romantic relationships, career possibilities, finances, friendships, apartment life — balancing all of these aspects of college life can feel like an impossible challenge. There’s no secret recipe or exact equation to follow for coll...

Over-connection to social media leads to disconnection in person

Over-connection to social media leads to disconnection in person

Editorial staff

March 30, 2016

Studies show that the number of social media users ages 18-29 have grown over 1000 percent in the last eight years. This drastic shift in our    technology-filled   world has caused a rift in the lives of many college students. In 2016, college students are more dependent on social media than ev...