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You were emotionally invalidated too, huh?

You were emotionally invalidated too, huh?

Sofia Garcia, Arts and Life Editor April 12, 2021

I suffer from the inability to confront my anger. Sometimes, it reveals itself through an emotional outburst, but most times, I ignore it. I push it so far back in my head that it seeps through my veins...

Photo Courtesy of UTSA Counseling

Chief Lewis leaving to the University of Connecticut after five years with UTSA

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 9, 2021

Chief of police and associate vice president of public safety for UTSA, Gerald Lewis, will be leaving the university and will now serve as the Chief of police at the University of Connecticut. He has worked...

Volunteer Services Alternative Break experiences conclude

Volunteer Services Alternative Break experiences conclude

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 7, 2021

Coordinated by the Leadership and Volunteer Services, the Alternative Break Program allows UTSA students to receive hands-on learning opportunities on social issues that affect the San Antonio community....

Photo courtesy of Jalen McKee Rodriguez

Rowdy Alumni Trailblazer: Profile on Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez

Jaida Sloan, Assistant News Editor April 7, 2021

Former Rowdy the Roadrunner, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, is currently flying high as one of the Candidates for District 2 San Antonio City Council. If elected, the 25-year-old, biracial, military- brat, math...

UTSA Lyric Theatre

UTSA Lyric Theatre

Sofia Garcia and Saryvette Morales Cadiz April 7, 2021

The UTSA Lyric Theatre presents: “Ladies’ Night: An evening of opera-style works featuring women’s voices” by the UTSA Department of Music. It premiered to the public last night via YouTube with...

UTSA flopped on commencement plans

UTSA flopped on commencement plans

Editorial Board April 6, 2021

Recently, UTSA announced their plans for Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies to take place in-person with only graduates and no guests allowed to attend. The ceremonies will occur in various locations...

The double-edged nature of cancel culture

The double-edged nature of cancel culture

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinion Editor April 6, 2021

 In the 21st century, the terms "Canceling" or "Cancel Culture" have been embedded into common terminology. And with good reason. "Canceling" is a modern form of social-ostracisation that targets the...

Photo courtesy of Jaelyn Nelson

Students optimistic as UTSA announces plans for in-person commencement

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 26, 2021

This week, UTSA announced its plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies. For students graduating in Spring 2021, commencement will be held May 14-16, and students who graduated in May 2020 and December...

Graphic by Tristan Ipock

You are worthy of being safe and cared for

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 26, 2021

Trigger warning: sexual assault  Following my own sexual assault, it became clear how poisonous the experience and every feeling after it. The smells, the yucky feelings, and the shame linger days...

UTSA commended for its advancement of teacher diversity

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 19, 2021

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a research and policy organization, placed UTSA’s undergraduate and graduate elementary teacher prep programs premiere in the country to contribute to...

The more people that die, we seem to care less

The more people that die, we seem to care less

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinion Editor March 8, 2021

Do you coo at cat videos? Cry during sad movies? Comfort someone when they’re down? Do you empathize greatly with the struggle of others? Many like to label themselves “compassionate” at least to...

The North Paseo Building (center, back) holds the Title IX office on the fourth floor. UTSA will continue using mandatory reporters even though it is no longer federally required. Photo by Robyn Castro

President Eighmy Signs Plan of Action for Fall 2021 Updates

Gauri Raje, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Last week, UTSA officially released its plan of action for the 2021 Fall semester via an email signed by President Taylor Eighmy, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affair Kimberly Andrews...

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