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CAP students anonymous

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Mackenzie Dyer

September 27, 2017

What is CAP? The term is a familiar one at UTSA, but few people completely understand what it entails or how it affects their campus. The Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) expands admission options available to students interested in enrolling at the University of Texas at Austin–the University of ...

Election sends San Antonio into the streets

Photos Courtesy of Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Isaac Serna

November 16, 2016

Anti-Trump protests have swept across the nation. Demonstrations have been organized in countless major cities in the U.S., including San Antonio. A small group of UTSA students gathered in opposition to the United States President-elect, Donald J. Trump. Brandishing signs and assembled in line, the students...

UTSA Hopes to Phase Out CAP Program by 2017

November 11, 2015

Andrea Velgis, The Paisano The Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) allows students who were not immediately admitted into UT Austin to complete their freshman year at another UT school, then transfer to the flagship Austin campus their second year. CAP students must meet a minimum 3.2 GPA...

Board of Regents should let UTSA move on without CAP

October 22, 2013

When the Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) began in 2001 UTSA’s admission rate was essentially 100 percent, fewer than 20,000 students were enrolled here and we were without a football team, a Rec Center or an identity. Now, as UTSA continues its push for Tier One status, it is becoming incre...