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State of the City- April 16, 2021

State of the City- April 16, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 16, 2021

Local News:  Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, expressed his concern about the Freeman Coliseum migrant shelter on Twitter this week.    From now until the end of May, city officials...

State of the City- April 13, 2021

State of the City- April 13, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 13, 2021

Local News:  Charles Butt, HEB CEO, has received praise and support for his letter to Governor Greg Abbott. Sent last Tuesday, the letter urged Abbott to send all federally appropriated relief funds...

State of the City- April 09, 2021

State of the City- April 09, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 9, 2021

Local News:  Ron Rangel, judge for Bexar County District Court, retracted himself from overseeing the upcoming trial of former Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela, who is on trial for perjury....

Photo by Amber Chin.

Unpacking racial tensions behind hate crimes

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinion Editor March 23, 2021

The rise in Asian-American hate crimes extends to more than just sporadic incidents of violence. Due to the pandemic and rhetoric of Donald Trump, there has been a dramatic increase in hate crimes against...

State of the City- March 23, 2021

State of the City- March 23, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 23, 2021

Local News:  In an interview with ESPN, the NCAA claimed full responsibility for the inequities recently revealed during the Women's Basketball Championship tournament in San Antonio. After videos...

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

How one ‘bad day’ has illustrated an ongoing nightmare for minority communities

Editorial Board March 19, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long was suspected of opening fire on three separate spas in Atlanta, killing eight individuals, six of which were Asian-American women. Long is a 21-year-old Caucasian male from...

State of the City

State of the City

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 19, 2021

Local News:  Jose Eduardo Hernandez, a former San Antonio teacher, was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to the sexual assault of a child. During his time as a history teacher...

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

The pandemic is our reality yet, Gov. Abbot lives in a dream world

Gauri Raje, Staff writer March 8, 2021

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott signed an executive order on Tuesday, Mar. 2, ending the statewide mask mandate and increasing the capacity of businesses and facilities in the state to 100%. The governor...

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

Diets are Die with a “t” and the American pastime

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 2, 2021

Trigger warning: body image  It’s no secret that at one time in our lives, we have been unsatisfied with our bodies. The way we cope with this is by starting to eat healthily, working out, or a new...

Photo by Julia Maenius

The US electrical grid is unreliable

Editorial Board March 2, 2021

After the events that transpired in Texas the week of Feb. 14 through Feb. 20, a hard look needs to be taken at the state of energy across the Nation. ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) took...

Graphic by Alex Hanks

Black men, your mental health matters

Ryan Houston-Dial, Opinion Editor March 2, 2021

I am a black man in America. I enjoy manicures, romantic comedies and sometimes cry at the slightest inconveniences because it makes me feel better. I stand comfortable in my identity and don’t think...

State of the City- February 26,2021

State of the City- February 26,2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 26, 2021

Local News: The City of San Antonio's Public Works Department is predicting an increase in the amount of potholes around the city because of the winter storm in the latter part of last week. The Public...

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