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Zero tolerance for athletes

Zero tolerance for athletes

Heather Montoya

September 24, 2019

UTSA is the first college in the nation to implement a zero-tolerance policy for sexual assault and misconduct for athletes. On Sept. 17, UTSA announced the implementation of the Tracy Rule, a policy now in effect that attaches a student-athlete’s eligibility to their behavior. “I think it speaks...

The takeaway from a president’s departure

Editorial staff

April 11, 2017

Former President Ricardo Romo’s departure was a tumultuous and confusing time for UTSA. During challenging times, it’s important to look for opportunities to grow, ways to improve and silver linings. Romo’s ouster prompted a meaningful dialogue around sexual misconduct in our community. It is...

Study finds that 75% of incidents of sexual misconduct go unreported among UTSA students

Study finds that 75% of incidents of sexual misconduct go unreported among UTSA students

Isaac Serna

April 5, 2017

In Texas alone, two of five women and one of five men are affected by sexual assault each year. In an effort to protect students and prevent these crimes from occurring, 13 of the UT System’s 14 institutions, including UTSA, participated in the Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments (CLASE) surve...