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The ’90s and now: Nearly 30 years of history repeating itself

The '90s and now: Nearly 30 years of history repeating itself
Diana Amaya November 20, 2017

The resurgence of ‘90s trends is indicative of our love for the decade that a majority of us were born in. Despite our enamoredness, many of us were probably too young to have experienced...

All stories deserve to be told

Carlos Hughes February 8, 2017

“History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker’s damn is the history that we make today.”...

Special Collections aim to archive MLK and Women’s March history

Brianna Orta, The Paisano
Molly Crowder February 1, 2017

The UTSA Libraries Special Collections department is requesting donations of flyers, signs and other memorabilia used in the recent Women’s and Martin Luther King Jr. Day march. These items will be archived...

The taco: A handheld history

The taco: A handheld history
Adriene Goodwin October 4, 2016

You can’t have a taco without a tortilla. The tortilla holds everything together, and is the structural indicator of a taco. One could argue that the tortilla is the actual essence of a taco. The two...

Proposed Mexican-American studies textbook fails to live up to standards of Texas education

José Menéndez July 8, 2016

Guest op-ed by José Menéndez, Texas State Senator, District 26 When the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE)  voted to add Mexican-American studies to Texas curricula as an official course two years...

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