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State of the City- April 13, 2021

State of the City- April 13, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 13, 2021

Local News:  Charles Butt, HEB CEO, has received praise and support for his letter to Governor Greg Abbott. Sent last Tuesday, the letter urged Abbott to send all federally appropriated relief funds...

State of the City- April 09, 2021

State of the City- April 09, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 9, 2021

Local News:  Ron Rangel, judge for Bexar County District Court, retracted himself from overseeing the upcoming trial of former Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela, who is on trial for perjury....

State of the City- March 30, 2021

State of the City- March 30, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 30, 2021

Local News:  As of today, Monday, March 29, COVID-19 vaccines will be available to individuals 16 and older. The only restriction is the Pfizer vaccine is only authorized for individuals below 18....

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

How one ‘bad day’ has illustrated an ongoing nightmare for minority communities

Editorial Board March 19, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long was suspected of opening fire on three separate spas in Atlanta, killing eight individuals, six of which were Asian-American women. Long is a 21-year-old Caucasian male from...

The UTSA Convocation Center has been named as one of five venues where the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship will be held. The Convocation Center will host first round games on March 21 and March 22, followed by second round games on March 23 and March 24.

San Antonio to host entire NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

In a statement and press event on Friday, Feb. 8, the NCAA and the city of San Antonio jointly announced that the 2021 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship would be played in its entirety in San...

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...

Photo by Isabella Briseño

San Antonio, it’s time to put the public back in public utilities

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 17, 2020

All of San Antonio pays their utility bills to CPS Energy; in fact, it's the nation's largest municipal natural gas and electric utility company. CPS makes it convenient to pay business or residential...

Graphic by Max Aguirre

D1 Training’s close bonds help pull them through trying times

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 6, 2020

In February of 2020, D1 Training, a growing brand that prides itself on bringing a Division-1 training experience to the public among many other things, opened their San Antonio location. A month later,...

Quarterback Frank Harris looks to throw the ball downfield as the limited attendance crowd behind him cheers the 'Runners on. A crowd of 6114 was in attendance, about half of what the average attendance was last year.

Fans remain comfortable at Alamodome despite pandemic

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 30, 2020

As UTSA clawed their way back into the game against Louisiana Tech last Saturday night, 6,114 fans cheered them on in the depleted stands. Empty seats lined the Alamodome; the striking changes needed to...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Where Texas public schools went wrong

Jessica Mclaren, Contributing Writer October 20, 2020

Although many refuse to acknowledge the serious global health implications of COVID-19, it continues to wreak havoc on one country in particular: the United States. Whether this is the result of poor policymaking...

Illustration by Amber Chin

SAPD: Abolishing and defunding are not the same

Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

Defunding the police is a referendum on American values and should not be confused with abolishing the police. In short, defunding the police can be described as the reallocation or redirection of funding...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Looking past Pence’s fly: key takeaways from the VP debate

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

Last Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris faced off in the first and only vice presidential debate. The main takeaway for many was the fly that landed on Mike Pence’s hair....

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