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Teacher’s pet: diving into teacher-student relationships

Teacher’s pet: diving into teacher-student relationships

Alex Hanks

April 16, 2019

If you’ve ever seen the cliché MTV shows about high school and college life, odds are you have seen depictions of teacher-student relationships. Society has created a culture that fantasizes these relationships and some of you reading this may have even had a teacher you wanted to be with, physically...

Dear AJ: How to shoot your shot

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Alejandro Lopez

April 3, 2019

Hello everyone! It’s finally April and you know what that means? FIESTA. FIESTA. FIESTA. While the chicken on a stick, drinking, flower crown wearing and cumbia induced activities are fun to do, they may be better if you had a boo to enjoy them with. I am such a “love expert”, with my previ...

Big Sis: Spring Cleaning

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Kimiya Factory

March 27, 2019

The sun finally sets later, bees are back to chasing me for my Cantu hair products and heavy coats are no longer needed; springtime has officially arrived. For whatever reason, spring is accompanied by a commercialized incentive to “spring clean.” I witnessed countless church sermons, TV commercials...

Dear AJ: Wrap your willy, A Discussion of STD’s and Healthy Relationships

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Alejandro Lopez

February 27, 2019

Hello readers! It seems like relationships have been a real hot topic to talk about, so, I’m going to continue for this post. Now, this week’s topic is going to be different and some people may feel uncomfortable talking about it, but I feel like this is a conversation that is needed. Sexual Tr...

Big Sis: Social media & relationships

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Kimiya Factory

January 23, 2019

As Valentine’s Day approaches, along with the artificial flex of who got roses or taken out to dinner, an interesting and reoccuring conversation that I find prevalent in my life is the correlation between social media and relationships. Two solid questions that I pose about this interesting topic are: Wh...

Big Sis Advice: Going Ghost

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Kimiya Factory

October 18, 2018

Believe me, the pun is not intended for this week’s topic that happens to be in the month of October. Ghosting a person, or the act of declining phone calls, going “missing-inaction” and “not receiving texts” that were sent weeks ago, is something a lot of us like to pretend we don’t...

Big Sis Advice: Hard to get

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Kimiya Factory

October 10, 2018

We’ve talked about shooting your shot, but whether or not the person you’re trying to get will bite, is another story. Not everyone responds to attraction the same way, but that’s why I’m here to clear up a misconception about the famous phrase “hard to get.”  You know the signs; for example, the girl who ...

Sugar, spice and everything nice

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Katrina Clements

September 27, 2018

The next career move: becoming a sugar baby The concept of sugar daddies and sugar mommas has existed for longer than we think. Women and men have dated or married into upper-class lifestyles for centuries. It wasn’t always coined as a sugar daddy or sugar momma situation; it just conveniently happ...

Big Sis Advice: Jealousy

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Kimiya Factory

September 6, 2018

This week’s topic includes the deal breaker, the end-all-be-all of many relationships: jealousy. Whether you’re in a serious relationship, a situation-ship or just jealous of the girl who talks to the person you secretly crush on in chemistry class, jealousy is something no one should be embarrasse...

Seeing the Signs: When to leave an abusive relationship


Gaige Davila

March 30, 2018

One hundred forty-six women in Texas were killed by a former or current partner in 2016. One in three Texans will face domestic abuse in their lifetimes. Bexar County is the fourth deadliest county for domestic violence, according to the Texas Council on Family Violence. With those statistics in mind,...

Relationship benefit the heart and the college career

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Isaac Serna

February 14, 2018

A healthy relationship can uplift and empower students to achieve their academic goals. In light of Valentine’s day, students should make the distinction between how their love-life can help their pursuits. For those very reasons UTSA cares about students relationships. There are a range of tips...

Relationships & holidays

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Kimiya Factory

November 15, 2017

‘Tis the season for cheesy mistletoe kisses and witty photo captions about loving a significant other more than a turkey leg. Relationships and the pretense of relationships are at every corner when the holidays roll around. From coordinating holiday outfits to confetti-filled New Year’s kisses in the mid...