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The School of Data Science joins the Downtown Campus Community

The School of Data Science joins the Downtown Campus Community
Jaida Sloan, Contributing Writer January 22, 2021

From the ashes of the Bexar County Jail demolition the expansion of downtown campus is shortly underway. The $50 million College of Business (COB) School of Data Science building is on schedule to be completed...

Women’s Basketball Looks To Grow After Rough First Half of Season

Ceyenne Mass surveys the court in a game last year against North Texas.  Mass has appeared in nine games coming off of the bench for UTSA this season.
Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 19, 2021

Approaching the midway point, the UTSA women’s basketball team has struggled for the majority of the season. Sporting a 2-9 record on the year heading into Friday’s game against Southern Mississippi,...

UTSA professor receives funding to pursue COVID-19 drug discovery research

A banner hangs on campus. Doug Frantz's research could lead to a drug that could reduce the severity of illness of COVID-19.
Josh Peck, News Editor November 24, 2020

Doug Frantz is a UTSA Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and the recent recipient of a $198,592 grant from the San Antonio Medical Foundation (SAMF) for his work on a...

UTSA looks to finish regular season strong against North Texas

Wide receiver Joshua Cephus jogs onto the field during UTSA's game against Army. Cephus and the offense will need to score early and often if they hope to overcome North Texas.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 24, 2020

Following last week’s 23-20 grind-it-out slugfest against Southern Mississippi (2-7), UTSA football is all set for their regular season finale against North Texas. The win over Southern Mississippi vaulted...

‘Runners survive a close one in Mississippi, are now Bowl eligible

Sincere McCormick rushes past every defender on the field and into the end zone in a game against LA Tech earlier this year. McCormick did much of the same after missing last weeks game, and is now UTSA's single season rushing record holder.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 23, 2020

UTSA’s game against Southern Mississippi wasn’t expected to be this close. Despite some early struggles, UTSA walked away with a victory over Southern Mississippi by a final score of 23-20. A monster...

Men’s basketball aims for a winning season despite roster changes

Keaton Wallace gets into his defensive stance as UABs Jalen Benjamin brings the ball up the court in last years Conference USA tournament.
Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Coming into the 2020-2021 UTSA men’s basketball season, fans of the Roadrunners will have a lot to look forward to. Looking at the roster, the team has gone through huge changes when it comes to the...

Drug overdose mortality varies among hispanic population

Figure courtesy of Manuel Cano.
Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 20, 2020

Historically, research has shown that the Hispanic population is exceptionally diverse, yet large portions of the research categorize Hispanics as one population, which may cause results to be monolithic...

Women’s basketball looks to grow and improve in new season

Women's basketball's guard Mikayla Woods dribbles the ball up the court against UIW last season.
Julia Maenius and Ryder Martin November 17, 2020

The UTSA women’s basketball team will return to the court for the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Nov. 25 after an unconventional offseason. UTSA slumped to a 6-23 overall record last season, finishing...

Convocation Center releases its COVID-19 guidelines for basketball

Karrington Donald attempts to pass the ball to a teammate as fans look on from the stands. It will be interesting to see how drastically the 15% attendance limit will affect crowd attendance this season.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

Basketball is finally just around the corner for UTSA. Both the women’s and men’s teams will start their season Nov. 25. The women’s team will play against Sul Ross State in the Convocation Center,...

UTSA travels to Mississippi for its last road game of the regular season

Wide receiver Brennon Dingle returns a kickoff during UTSA's game against Army in early October. Dingle and the rest of the offense hope to put on another show this weekend in Mississippi
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

UTSA dominated the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) last Saturday, and their record-breaking 600-yard offensive performance was a sight to behold. It was an incredible victory, but it is now in the...

Student reactions to the 2020 election

Student reactions to the 2020 election
Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 17, 2020

On Nov. , Joe Biden was declared president-elect of the United States following four days of ballot counting. The new administration will make history for inaugurating the oldest president and the first...

UTSA professor tracks COVID-19 through sewers

UTSA professor tracks COVID-19 through sewers
Santiago Elizondo, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has heavily impacted the nation, San Antonio and the UTSA community this year. Vikram Kapoor is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UTSA...

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