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Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Folasade Sabitu

October 23, 2019

This is Frank Valdes. He is a senior and a finance major. What inspires him is his family and setting expectations for the future generations to come. This is his story. “I took a tour of the university with my high school. After touring a couple other universities within the state, I felt the difference in...

Current status on the North American Free Trade Agreement

Flags of Mexico, the United States and Canada.

Caleb McBride

October 2, 2018

As the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) currently stands, the United States is operating under a significant trade deficit with Canada and Mexico. After the Sept. 30 decision date, Trump decided to not withdraw from the NAFTA agreement. Specifically, Mexico and the U.S. have reached an agreement...

UTSA women’s golf places second in Mexico

The team takes a group photo with their trophy.
Photo courtesy of UTSA Athletics

Frankie Leal

April 11, 2017

Last week, the UTSA women’s golf team travelled to Mexico to compete in the “Hawkeye El Tigre Invitational.” Big schools such as Kansas, Ole Miss, and Washington made the trip across the border to the scenic, coastal city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. All in all, there were 79 players from 14 s...

Libro de estudios México-americanos no está a la altura del nivel educativo en Texas

Libro de estudios México-americanos no está a la altura del nivel educativo en Texas

José Menéndez

July 8, 2016

Artículo de opinión por el Senador Estatal de Texas José Menéndez, Distrito 26 Cuando la Junta Estatal de Educación de Texas (SBOE) votó por agregar estudios México-americanos al programa educativo de Texas como curso oficial hace dos años, ya era algo largamente esperado.  Más de la mi...

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 ago, it was already long overdue. More than half of Texas public school students are Hispanic, an...

USMNT downs Mexico at Alamodome

April 21, 2015

On Wednesday, April 15, the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) etched another tremendous chapter in the storied USA, Mexico rivalry and showed tremendous grit in a dominant shutout of Mexico, 2-0. The now legendary score line of 2-0 in favor of the USMNT has occurred in eight separate matches ...