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State of the City

State of the City

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 5, 2021

Local News Under the overpass at Interstate 37 and Brooklyn Ave in Downtown San Antonio lies a homeless camp recently shut down by the city. The shutdown comes after a steady stream of reports about...

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Due to COVID concerns, Volleyball cancels matches at Tulane

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA Athletics Department announced today that the volleyball program would be cancelling its planned matches on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 against Tulane University due to COVID-19 concerns within the program....

Miami Heat power forward Meyers Leonard stands with his hand over his heart as his teammates kneel during the national anthem

In Retrospect: What the Four Major Sports Leagues Have Done for Social Justice

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer September 1, 2020

Last week, the NBA playoffs came to a halt as players collectively began to strike in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. For a 24-hour period, there were talks that the...

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the university's response to the coronavirus pandemic

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

Breahna Luera, News Editor March 18, 2020

On March 17, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent students an email with an update on COVID-19’s effects on the UTSA community. The email stated that virtual instruction will last through the end of the...

Adrian and Jennifer Uribe attend Bold Promise announcement on Dec. 12.

Twins among first impacted by UTSA’s Bold Promise

Breahna Luera, News Editor January 22, 2020

UTSA has recently announced its new Bold Promise program, a program that offers free tuition for eligible incoming freshmen. High school seniors and twins Adrian and Jennifer Uribe will be among the first...

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...

Vigil held outside of Alvarez hall. Photo by josh peck

Three students pass away

Breahna Luera, News Editor January 21, 2020

UTSA lost three Roadrunners in the Fall 2019 semester. Mariana Otero passed away in a car accident on Oct. 16. Senior finance major Eric Naranjo passed away in a plane crash on Dec. 1. Sophomore pre-music...

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UT regents approve increased tuition and fees

Josh Peck, News Editor January 21, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA students on the traditional tuition rate plan will see an increase of 2.6%, or approximately $305.91, in their tuition and fees after the University of Texas (UT) System Board...

President Taylor Eighmy presents the Bold Promise program at the Westside Community Center in December 2019. 72% of Bold Promise recipients are first-generation students.

UTSA introduces tuition-free program for Fall 2020

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck December 13, 2019

UTSA announced the launch of its Bold Promise program on Thursday, Dec. 12. The Bold Promise initiative is a financial aid program that will waive all tuition and mandatory fees for eligible students....

Vigil held outside of Alvarez hall. Photo by josh peck

UTSA community holds vigil for Cesar Caballero

Breahna Luera December 10, 2019

The UTSA community joined the family of 19-year-old Cesar Caballero to hold a vigil in his memory in the Alvarez Hall Courtyard on Friday, Dec. 6. Caballero was a sophomore student and first-year resident...

Two Sides: Mental Health Podcast

Two Sides: Mental Health Podcast

Kat Joseph October 9, 2019

Perla and Edysa go deep on mental health issues in the premiere episode of the Two Sides podcast.   Hosts- Perla Godoy, Edysa Vazquez Audio and Video- Maha Qadri Video editor- Kat...

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