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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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Funding the future

Funding the future

Allana Llabres, Social Media Manager February 6, 2024

After four special sessions, Governor Greg Abbott has caused dismay for the public yet again. After his unsuccessful fight for school vouchers, Abbott has continued to deny public schools funding with...

End Abbott’s grandstanding

End Abbott’s grandstanding

January 30, 2024

The Texas border standoff has further intensified following the recent Supreme Court emergency injunction in favor of the federal government. On Jan. 22, the Supreme Court “agreed to temporarily let...

The cost of the ‘American Dream’

The cost of the ‘American Dream’

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor January 23, 2024

On Jan. 13, Mexican authorities recovered the bodies of a woman and two children who had drowned while attempting to cross the Rio Grande to Eagle Pass, Texas. The deaths were received by American politicians...

Governor Abbott calls fourth special session

Governor Abbott calls fourth special session

Allana Llabres, Assistant Social Media Manager November 21, 2023

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Texas lawmakers convened for a fourth special session. Gov. Greg Abbott called lawmakers back into session immediately after the previous one had ended, stating, “There is more work...

Push science, not fiction

Push science, not fiction

Jake Mireles, Opinion Editor November 21, 2023

With the onset of the Texas Legislature’s fourth special session called by Governor Greg Abbott, public education has secured itself at the forefront of Texas politics in recent months. While Abbott’s...

Choose public, keep Texas schools funded

Choose public, keep Texas schools funded

Editorial Board October 24, 2023

On Oct. 9, Governor Greg Abbott ordered a special session to begin in the Texas Legislature with the intention of passing school choice legislation. This special session comes after House Bill 100 —...

Stand your ground’ stands for murder

‘Stand your ground’ stands for murder

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer April 18, 2023

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently stated his plan to pardon convicted murderer Daniel Perry, an announcement that has sparked controversy statewide. In 2020, Perry was driving in downtown Austin when...

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