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University dorms experience internet outage during first week of the fall semster

A UTSA banner stands on the main campus. On-campus residents had no internet access in their dorms for about 10 hours on Aug. 26.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

August 28, 2020

UTSA dorms had an internet outage on Wednesday for roughly ten hours. Kevin Reichle, chief operating officer of Apogee, the company responsible for the university dorms’ internet services, said it was caused by a cut fiber that was “likely the result of vandalism.”  “When the outage happened, teams were depl...

How COVID-19 impacts UTSA students with a history of foster care

Students and staff stand with donated check from the Student Alumni Association. Israel Brown, back, third from left, has struggled at times with the transition to online learning caused by COVID-19.

Josh Peck, News Editor

April 17, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the decisions universities and colleges have made in response to it. Most students participate exclusively in online classes, and many students have had to move back home from campus. While all students...