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Spurs struggle in fourth quarter, once again

Spurs struggle in fourth quarter, once again

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The San Antonio Spurs are currently sitting at the ninth seed in the Western Conference as they approach the middle of the season. The Spurs are a game and a half behind the Memphis Grizzlies for a playoff spot and 15.5 games behind the Lakers, who are sitting at the first seed. This week, the Spurs...

Gun violence: an SA epidemic

Gun violence: an SA epidemic

Cheyenne Morton, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2020

With another shooting taking headline news in San Antonio this past week, Americans across the nation are left to reflect on just how often gun violence takes place in our country. We’ve grown so accustomed to the violence and the killings. When another shooting is broadcasted, our life progresses as...

Spurs Continue Losing Streak

Spurs Continue Losing Streak

Dalton Hartmann

November 20, 2019

The San Antonio Spurs are currently on a five-game losing streak, which, in the Western Conference, is going to be hard to recover from since the West is stacked with great teams. The Spurs’ biggest struggle is their inability to close out games. The most notable example is the game against the Atlanta...

Putting San Antonio on new waves: Q&A chat with local up and coming artist DJ Papi Wave

Putting San Antonio on new waves: Q&A chat with local up and coming artist DJ Papi Wave

Kimiya Factory

November 20, 2019

Q: When did music become an important aspect of your life? A: Music has been a big part of life from a very young age. My first real memories of music are from my mom. She’d always play music when we had to clean the house, and I never understood why. I used to hate it then because I didn...

Spurs struggle to start off season

Spurs struggle to start off season

Dalton Hartmann

November 13, 2019

The 2019-2020 San Antonio Spurs season started off strong with the return of Spurs starting point guard Dejounte Murray, who was on his way to having a breakout season before he tore his ACL during the 2018 preseason. The Spurs were 4-1 heading into the week of Nov. 3, only losing to the Los Angeles...

Finding your way through Autumn: Corn Maze becomes staple in Fall celebration

Finding your way through Autumn: Corn Maze becomes staple in Fall celebration

Sofia Garcia

November 6, 2019

San Antonio’s only corn maze has been open since Oct. 5, and it has already brought in a plethora of curious adventure seekers. Packed with vendors, a petting zoo and three different kinds of trails, this family-friendly event is a hit with the San Antonio community. Before entering the maze, one could...

Athlete of the Week: Nicole Galan

Athlete of the Week: Nicole Galan

Cade Draughon

October 9, 2019

Senior Nicole Galan is entering her fifth season as a midfielder for the UTSA Roadrunner soccer team. After three seasons of play, Galan has recorded one goal with two assists in 47 total games for the ‘Runners. “I’m from San Antonio, where I attended Reagan High School, and [I] picked ...

Skeletal remains found near campus

Skeletal remains found near campus

Breahna Luera

October 9, 2019

Human skeletal remains were found in a wooded area outside of the West Campus near Babcock and 1604 on Oct. 1. KENS5 reported that the police believe the remains have been there for about six months. Officials said the offense was an apparent sudden death. San Antonio Police Department Homicide...

New foster care pilot program received $3.5 million

New foster care pilot program received $3.5 million

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 23, UTSA — in partnership with Alamo Colleges, Texas A&M San Antonio and other local partners — announced the launch of a new foster care pilot project. The Texas Legislature gave the project $3.5 million to design an education pipeline for students who are currently in the foster care...

The change we wish to see: San Antonio plays their part in the fight against climate change

The change we wish to see: San Antonio plays their part in the fight against climate change

Robin Molina

September 24, 2019

Before the crowd proliferated through the streets for the Youth Climate Strike, an event part of the global climate strike and hosted by Operation Climate SA, Public Citizen Texas, Society of Native Nations and Climate Action SA. All organizations gathered at the front of the Municipal Court to h...

Athlete of the Week: Emily Ramirez

Athlete of the Week: Emily Ramirez

Julia Maenius

September 17, 2019

Senior Emily Ramirez is now entering her fourth season as a defensive specialist for the UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team. After three seasons as libero, Ramirez has recorded 721 career digs for the ‘Runners. “I’m from San Antonio, and when I was in high school, I was just looking at the options...

Column: Alamo Appetites

Column: Alamo Appetites

Tally Dillbert

September 17, 2019

San Antonio is filled with different places where you can have fun with friends and family. As an international student at UTSA, I've taken the time to explore this amazing city. This past summer, I tweeted a thread showcasing restaurants and places that I thought the roadrunner community would enjoy...