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Trump chooses coal over climate change with executive order

Graphic by Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Samuel De Leon

April 5, 2017

In the face of a struggling coal industry, Donald Trump signed an executive order deadset to withdraw from and rewrite the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The CPP is the result of the United States’ promise by former President Obama to cut emissions by 26 percent  from 2005 in the next 10 years.The CPP was set to...

Trump’s executive order lacks clarity and compassion

Protesters gather at DFW airport where
people were detained. Caroline Traylor, The Paisano

Editorial staff

February 1, 2017

According to Fall 2016 data from UTSA’s Registrar office, international students make up four percent of the Main Campus and 2.4 percent of the Downtown Campus student body. On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order suspending the admission of people he perceives as threatening—from seven Mus...

Executive order threatens ‘melting pot’ legacy

Samuel De Leon

February 1, 2017

On Friday, Donald Trump enacted an executive order that banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspended the admission of refugees into the U.S. This is inconsistent with foundational American ideals. It is also an attempt to win over American sentiment through fear. There is no doubt sa...