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UTSA adopts optional credit/no credit grading system for Spring 2020 semester

UTSA adopts optional credit/no credit grading system for Spring 2020 semester

Breahna Luera, News Editor

April 3, 2020

On March 31, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kimberly Andrews Espy sent an email to UTSA students announcing that the university is adopting a temporary Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) option for the Spring 2020 semester. Espy said the decision is in accordance with the UT System Board of Reg...

Don’t fret the end of semester scaries

Don’t fret the end of semester scaries

Donald Escamilla Jr.

November 20, 2019

We are now in the final weeks of the Fall 2019 semester, and tensions are high for a lot of students. Teachers are dumping every assignment they have into these last weeks such as projects, homework and essays, not to mention finals are right around the corner. The pressure is on. Keep this in mind though:...

Paisano Peeps: College Finals

Paisano Peeps: College Finals

Garry Leday and Jose Chapa

April 16, 2019

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Get it done: Knocking out your final paper

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Rebecca Saenz

November 29, 2018

Santa is coming! So are final papers. We all have that final paper we should already be working on ‐ or starting on. We put it off, work a bit, put it off again ‐ then all of a sudden the thing’s due in two days and we’re stressed out. But it doesn’t have to be this way! As an English m...

Preparing for finals with drugs

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Lauren Donecker

November 29, 2018

You are startled awake as your head hits your textbook. Finals are coming up and you have basically been living at the library for the past week. This is your last chance to save your grades and it is so overwhelming. Your eyes flutter each time you attempt to focus on the text. You need sleep, but yo...

Zach’s declassified finals survival guide

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Zach Truesdale

November 28, 2018

Grab your cloak and pencil — fall finals are coming. That being said, there are ways to come out on top and succeed through this hectic time of year. With this survival guide, I hope to help all students thrive and survive this upcoming final grading period. Clean! Cleaning your room, area of study or jus...


April 28, 2015

Finals begin next week which for students means a steady flow of late night cramming in the JPL to prepare for the most heavily graded exams of the semester. During this time student’s hard work, effort and progress all semester can be assured or destroyed by the difficulty of a single exam. Fi...