The Paisano

All A’s not created equal

January 28, 2014

When UTSA opened its doors to students in the early 1970s, getting an A in class was a rare occurrence, and only the most outstanding students received the highest marks. Now, surveys of colleges around the country suggest that over 40 percent of the grades awarded to college students are A’s, whil...

Board of Regents should let UTSA move on without CAP

October 22, 2013

When the Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) began in 2001 UTSA’s admission rate was essentially 100 percent, fewer than 20,000 students were enrolled here and we were without a football team, a Rec Center or an identity. Now, as UTSA continues its push for Tier One status, it is becoming incre...