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UTSA should protect Latinx students against gun violence

UTSA should protect Latinx students against gun violence

Leonardo Garcia

October 9, 2019

My thoughts and prayers go to the victims of mass shootings and their families. The recent mass shootings are causing mass hysteria in today’s society and have become more frequent and deadly in the past 10 years. Shockingly, such events are happening hours away from us. Every time I hear about a mass...

Odessa-Midland: yet another avoidable tragedy

Odessa-Midland: yet another avoidable tragedy

Josh Peck

September 11, 2019

Hundreds of mass shootings have taken place in the U.S. within the past several years. Shootings like Columbine and Sandy Hook were able to shock the country’s conscience for longer than a couple of weeks, but it seems that we are increasingly taking part in a collective acceptance of their occurrence. Somehow,...

Paisano Peeps: New Zealand Shooting

Paisano Peeps: New Zealand Shooting

Jose Chapa and Leonardo Garcia

April 2, 2019

  Host: Jose Chapa Editor: Leonardo Garcia Donald Escamilla Alejandro Lopez Folasade Sabitu      

White Privilege: “He was troubled”

White Privilege: “He was troubled”

Alejandro Lopez

February 20, 2018

In the wake of the recent Parkland shooting, a word that keeps reappearing in the media and the mouths of many politicians is “troubled.” Troubled may describe a situation or a person but certainly not Nikolas Cruz. This white young man has left 17 families to grieve and a nation in complete shock....