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Cooking in the Time of COVID: Chicken fried rice

Image by Jada Teague
Reimi Navarro, Contributing Writer October 13, 2020

BLOGS, CULTURAL FACTS, AND CUSTOMS: Chicken Fried Rice Origin: There’s no true consensus as to where Fried Rice originated, although many sources have cited that it started in Central Asia...

Surrounded by Solitude: Boerne Lake

Photo courtesy of John Hamilton
John Hamilton, Contributing Writer September 1, 2020

With the pandemic posing challenges to students and the public alike, we are all looking for an escape hatch out of day-to-day life. Living in such a large city, it can seem daunting to find small pockets...

Free COVID-19 testing for symptomatic students among announcements in recent town hall

Free COVID-19 testing for symptomatic students among announcements in recent town hall
Josh Peck, News Editor August 25, 2020

UTSA will be offering free COVID-19 testing for symptomatic students in the fall. The funding will come from the CARES Act’s emergency coronavirus relief funds and is one of a variety of policies being...

Experts explain how to handle mental health and trauma during COVID-19

Experts explain how to handle mental health and trauma during COVID-19
Josh Peck, News Editor May 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused millions to lose their jobs, led to tens of thousands of tragic deaths and forced students to learn from laptops and Zoom meetings. Research published in the Journal of...

Panel discusses the economic impact of COVID-19 in San Antonio

The Torch of Friendship sculpture in downtown San Antonio. San Antonio's tourism industry is one of those being hit hardest economically by the pandemic.
Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator May 6, 2020

Economic experts from UTSA discussed the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in a virtual panel on April 22. The panelists included Tom Tunstall, senior director of research for the Institute for...

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff
Josh Peck, News Editor April 21, 2020

COVID-19 has continued to spread through San Antonio, as evidenced by the fact that more than 1,000 people in San Antonio had tested positive for the virus as of April 20, according to Mayor Ron Nirenberg....

The working class deserves a living wage now more than ever

Illustration by Alex Hanks
Ebony Purks, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

Since 2007, the federal minimum wage has been stagnant at $7.25 per hour. Since then, minimum wage has lagged while cost of living has steadily increased. Essentials like food, education, medical care...

UTSA extends spring break and moves classes online due to coronavirus pandemic

UTSA extends spring break and moves classes online due to coronavirus pandemic
Breahna Luera and Josh Peck March 12, 2020

On March 11, President Taylor Eighmy announced to the UTSA community via email that the university will extend spring break through the week of March 16. As a result, the university will move classes online...

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