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Interim Provost talks Romo and travel ban

Interim Provost talks Romo and travel ban

Caroline Traylor

March 2, 2017

Last Thursday Dr. Mauli Agrawal, UTSA interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, gave a brief report to the Faculty Senate at their monthly meeting. Agrawal began by commenting on President Ricardo Romo’s administrative leave. “I honestly cannot tell you anything more than what the...

Valentine’s Day reminds us to tolerate differences

Jeremiah Hobbs

February 15, 2017

Let’s talk about love. Better yet, let’s talk about a different kind of love, a word less used—now more than ever: tolerance. The sky is baby-blue as I write this; a warm, Texan-winter air has settled outside. Valentine’s Day is projected to look just as sunny, as it should. I’ve bought my ...

RAICES town meeting addresses fearful community

Diego Lopez

February 8, 2017

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has signed three executive orders containing language targeting undocumented immigrants, leaving many San Antonio residents confused and fearful. “This whole ban thing is disturbing to me because America is founded on immigrants and that’s what makes us so g...

Discuss and demonstrate

Courtesty of Alex Poe

Samuel De Leon

February 8, 2017

The first week of the executive order limiting immigration from seven countries has passed, and the transition is anything but smooth. From the protests at UTSA to Federal Judge James Robart’s decree of unconstitutionality, the order has faced opposition. The ban is responsible for the suspension ...