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Study that tracked COVID-19 in sewers found effective

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 5, 2021

Launched in June 2020, the UTSA led pilot program designed to test wastewater for SARS-CoC-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, was able to track the virus in sewers effectively helping health officials...

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Due to COVID concerns, Volleyball cancels matches at Tulane

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA Athletics Department announced today that the volleyball program would be cancelling its planned matches on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 against Tulane University due to COVID-19 concerns within the program....

UTSA professor Mary Dixson speaks on COVID-19 vaccine

UTSA professor Mary Dixson speaks on COVID-19 vaccine

Gauri Raje, Contributing Writer December 27, 2020

“I know colleagues who have gotten COVID … I know students who are caring for family members with COVID … I know students who have contracted COVID … I know people who’ve lost family members...

Finding solace through art in the age of COVID-19

Finding solace through art in the age of COVID-19

Sarah Larios , Contributing Writer November 6, 2020

A staple of downtown, the San Antonio Museum of Art is a curious building. Guarded by crenellated parapets with two towers, this seeming fortress has lived many different lives. Constructed in 1884, the...

Photo by  Chukwuemeka Temiloluwa Alumanah.

Spring or Fall, Pass/Fail option for all

Editorial Board October 24, 2020

Last spring, UTSA utilized an optional Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) "pass/fail" grading system for all undergraduate and graduate students. UTSA understood that COVID-19 has drastically affected the ways in...

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Cooking in the Time of COVID: Chicken fried rice

Reimi Navarro , Contributing Writer October 13, 2020

BLOGS, CULTURAL FACTS, AND CUSTOMS: Chicken Fried Rice Origin: There’s no true consensus as to where Fried Rice originated, although many sources have cited that it started in Central Asia...

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The State Fair of Texas hosts fair food drive-thru

Kayla Burford, Social Media Director October 6, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Fair of Texas has found a way to keep the fall spirit alive. The fair food drive-thru experience, held in Dallas, Texas, began on Sept. 25 and will come...

Photo courtesy of Professor Leland Hammonds II

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Nutrition tips

Wisdom Warner , Contributing Writer October 6, 2020

Welcome back to another edition of Cooking in the Time of COVID. Today we will discuss some nutrition tips to help you gain or lose weight. It is very important during this pandemic to keep track of what...

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

Josh Peck, News Editor April 21, 2020

COVID-19 has continued to spread through San Antonio, as evidenced by the fact that more than 1,000 people in San Antonio had tested positive for the virus as of April 20, according to Mayor Ron Nirenberg....

Students and staff stand with donated check from the Student Alumni Association. Israel Brown, back, third from left, has struggled at times with the transition to online learning caused by COVID-19.

How COVID-19 impacts UTSA students with a history of foster care

Josh Peck, News Editor April 17, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the decisions universities and colleges have made in response to it. Most students participate exclusively...

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