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Donald Trump is making this the worst breakup in American history

Marina Cruz, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

As of Nov. 8, Democratic candidate Joe Biden was confirmed as the next president-elect of the United States. The result led to President Trump’s refusal to concede and finally accept his defeat. His...

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The Latino vote cannot be taken for granted

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 10, 2020

As the fastest growing demographic, the Latino community remains a key portion of the electorate that can be the catalyst for huge victories, especially in states as large as Arizona, Florida and Texas....

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Election 2020: Over 71 million Americans wanted an encore of this nonsense?

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor November 10, 2020

I love cliche horror films. Most of them are fairly predictable. You have a group of characters in isolation, evading danger at all costs while also experiencing excruciating death all around them. But...

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Beyond the candidates: What do propositions in San Antonio mean?

Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

As the political yard signs fill our yards faster than the leaves do this election season, it’s important that we all take a moment to check out the propositions on our ballots. During the election,...

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The final debate: key takeaways

Joseph Hernandez, Copyediting Coordinator October 24, 2020

The first debate was chaotic; the second debate never was. On Thursday night, the final debate of this year’s presidential election kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee, promising that each candidate not...

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Looking past Pence’s fly: key takeaways from the VP debate

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

Last Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris faced off in the first and only vice presidential debate. The main takeaway for many was the fly that landed on Mike Pence’s hair....

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All or nothing: local candidates and the stake they have in Texas public schools

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor October 13, 2020

At this point in the year, we have all affirmed that things are different now. Uncertainty has run the show, and more specifically, our schools. President Trump and his team have emphasized throughout...

Why should you register to vote?

Why should you register to vote?

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor September 18, 2020

At VoteTexas.gov, you can check if you already are registered to vote and where. Per VoteTexas, you can register to vote if...: “You are a United States citizen You are a resident...

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