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Eliot Howard, interim director of the Student Leadership
Center:
“[The CRSJ is important because
students] recognize that their privilege
and opportunity as college students
… means that there is an opportunity
and a responsibility to learn about
being civic leaders and more engaged
in their communities.”

Participants reflect on CRSJ

Josh Peck, News Editor January 21, 2020

Students take a group picture at the
end of the MLK March.

San Antonio holds nation’s largest MLK march

Josh Peck, News Editor January 21, 2020

Hundreds of members of the UTSA community attended the largest annual MLK March in the country on Monday, Jan. 20. The march celebrates King’s life and the civil rights movement that he embodied. The...

Students participate in the MLK
March holding a UTSA banner.

Organization designs civil rights trip

Josh Peck, News Editor January 21, 2020

Over 40 UTSA students visited memorials, museums and other historical sites across several southern states this January to get hands-on education regarding the history of civil rights and social justice...

The Texas Senate Bill 485, 70th Legislature Regular Session. Chapter
159. Approved May 25, 1987 and Effective August 31, 1987 as
an optional holiday.
Courtesy of Chase Otero/The Paisano

Promote and preserve what we march for

Editorial Board January 18, 2018

The large turnout at this year’s MLK March demonstrated San Antonians believe in community engagement in the name of social justice. At UTSA, leaders demonstrate those values every day, and programs...

Why do we protest?

Why do we protest?

Kenyatta Battle January 18, 2018

“Why do we march for peace, mom?’ ‘For the same reason, that you and I plant a tree, her mother answered. We plant a tree for the future hoping the tree we plant today will make tomorrow a better...

UTSA students carry a banner during the 31st annual San Antonio MLK March.
Courtesy of Alejandro Lopez/The Paisano

Marching On

Alejandro Lopez January 18, 2018

‘Runners participate in the 31st San Antonio MLK March   The city of San Antonio commemorated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by hosting its annual march on Monday. This year’s MLK...

Brianna Orta, The Paisano

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

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...

San Antonio still has a Dream

January 20, 2015

Mia Cabello/ The Paisano San Antonio’s 28th Anniversary Commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March united tens of thousands of San Antonians under one common cause— a dream....

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