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Mac Station

Lauren Donecker

November 30, 2018

The Block hosted a Macaroni and Cheese Throwdown event on Saturday Nov. 17. Tickets to the event cost $15 to sample seven unique variations of macaroni offered (one from each food truck), and a token to vote for your favorite macaroni execution. The Block also sold a $20 ticket that added mimosas to th...

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Students play video games in The Roost, which feature over 50 different videos games to play from.
Photo courtesy of UTSA Student Union

Andy Borunda

June 9, 2018

A guide to some of what UTSA has to offer For many first-time college students, or students transferring from a different institution, spending time on campus can seem like a chore. It’s a common misconception that college campuses are lifeless and boring, and an incredible number of students go ...

Empanadas especiales de Gus

Empanadas especiales de Gus


December 17, 2016

Operating out of a small truck built in his garage, Gustavo Guete—or “Gus,” the owner of Gus’ Empanadas & More—serves a variety of items including Colombian-style pizza, hot dogs and (of course) empanadas, to patrons of The Block Food Park & Patio Bar. The Colombia-native San Antonio resident has dedicated...

By UTSA, for UTSA:  The Block trucks in something different

August 26, 2013

Photo: Janae Rice “This is like Christmas for us,” Jon Onstead exclaims as he unveils the modern titanium steel of the bar in The Block, the newest food truck park located on Roadrunner Way across from UTSA. One aspect of The Block that should appeal most to students is the fact ...