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Julián Castro leads ‘People First’ Rally

residential candidate Julián Castro speaks at Hemisfair Park.

Alex Hanks

April 16, 2019

Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Barack Obama, took the podium in his “People First” rally in Hemisfair Park on April 10. The counter-rally originated in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement of an...

Julián Castro is not the front-runner and he knows it

Julián Castro opening his #PeopleFirst rally.

Rudy Sanchez

April 16, 2019

Last week, former San Antonio mayor and current Democratic presidential nominee, Julián Castro, held a campaign rally in Hemisfair park in response to President Donald Trump’s San Antonio fundraiser held earlier that day. At the rally, Castro drew cheers from his supporters when he scorned the president’s...

Julian Castro announces run for presidency

Julian Castro announces run for presidency at Guadalupe Plaza.

Kimiya Factory

January 16, 2019

On Jan. 12, hundreds of San Antonio residents gathered in the Guadalupe Plaza to hear Julian Castro announce his presidential bid for the 2020 midterm elections. The former mayor kicked off a campaign that includes a narrative of immigration and lower and middle class workers in hopes of gaining the D...

First Lady launches education initiative at UTSA

May 2, 2014

Michelle Obama encourages San Antonio high school seniors to commit to higher education. Rafael Gutierrez/The Paisano First Lady Michelle Obama announced her new “Reach Higher” initiative at UTSA Friday, May 2. Reach Higher encourages students to take charge of their futu...