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Potential Texas holiday aims to honor Selena Quintanilla Perez.

Bill proposes statewide holiday

Breahna Luera April 2, 2019

The Texas Legislature has proposed a bill that would make April 16 a statewide holiday celebrating Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. Sonya Aleman, Mexican-American studies professor at UTSA, advocates for a “Selena...

SGA heads to state capitol to advance UTSA agenda

SGA heads to state capitol to advance UTSA agenda

Isaac Serna February 15, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) went toe-to-toe with the Texas government in Austin during UTSA Day at the Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 14. “SGA is one of several UTSA organizations going to the capitol,” ...

Sophomore Madison Chilton differs politically from her employer. Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Student spotlight: Madison Chilton

Samuel De Leon January 18, 2017

As the policy makers begin the 85th session of Texas Legislature, one Roadrunner is making moves as an intern for Speaker of the House Joe Straus. Sophomore political science and English major Madison...

‘Legalize marijuana,’ SGA says to Legislature

March 5, 2013

On Feb. 21, UTSA Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to legalize marijuana and use the subsequent tax revenue to offset spending cuts made to higher...

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