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‘Runners outlast Bulldogs for their fourth win of the season

Frank Harris, Sincere McCormick and the Roadrunners celebrate in the end zone after McCormick's 45 yard touchdown that put the 'Runners up by one with less then six minutes left to play.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners welcomed the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs to the Alamodome on Saturday. The Bulldogs came in with a record of 3-2 and a 2-1 conference record. The ‘Runners came into the game looking to right the ship after dropping their last three games. They did so in dramatic fashion, coming back...

Spring or Fall, Pass/Fail option for all

Photo by  Chukwuemeka Temiloluwa Alumanah.

Editorial Board

October 24, 2020

Last spring, UTSA utilized an optional Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) "pass/fail" grading system for all undergraduate and graduate students. UTSA understood that COVID-19 has drastically affected the ways in which we learn and that some students may be in a poor learning environment, therefore hindering their acade...

34K: Karrington Donald’s musical side

34K: Karrington Donald's musical side

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball team’s Karrington Donald has achieved many accolades during her four-year career as a Roadrunner, both on and off the court. The senior guard began her music career at the age of 11 after becoming interested in music through playing Guitar Hero. “I was interested in the songs, and I want...

Despite record-breaking enrollment, UTSA will remain ‘conservative’ in its budget process

The entrance to the John Peace Library. UTSA enrollment has reached its highest point with 34,742 enrolled students.

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 23, 2020

Enrollment has reached a record high in the Fall 2020 semester at UTSA with 34,742 total students, 77% of the 2028 goal for 45,000 enrolled students. UTSA is also inching closer to several other institutional goals, including improving first-year retention and four-year graduation rates and increasing...

Why the Ad Hominem Attacks Against Amy Coney Barrett don’t Preserve RBG’s Legacy

Graphic by Alex Hanks

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ushered in movements of grief and outrage, both because of the loss of an icon for feminism and the Trump administration’s politicization of Ginsburg’s passing. President Trump was quick to move on nominating the potential new justice, Amy Coney Barret, atto...

UTSA gives on-campus residents an option to cancel their Spring 2021 housing contracts

Chaparral Village on campus. Housing and Residence Life is giving students a chance to change their on-campus living options for the Spring 2021 semester.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

October 20, 2020

UTSA Housing and Residence Life (HRL) sent an email to students who have a Spring 2021 housing contract with them that laid out possible options for housing next semester. This email was sent out on Oct. 16 and is in response to President Taylor Eighmy’s email sent to students earlier in the semeste...

UTSA launches new Equity Advocacy Initiative

Provost Kimberly Espy speaks at university event. Espy explains that the new Equity Advocacy Initiative is meant to increase inclusivity of all students.

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2020

Developed from the findings of the 21st Century Learning Environments Task Group and tasked with creating a collaborative and creative learning environment, UTSA’s Equity Advocacy Initiative has been launched. The initiative will have several areas of focus, including the integration of inclusive te...

Roadrunners prepare to defend the Alamodome against the Bulldogs

UTSA Safety Rashad Wisdom warms up before last Saturday's game against the Army Black Knights. The Roadrunners fell to the Black Knights 28-16.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 20, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners will look to halt their three game losing streak this weekend against the Louisiana Tech (LA Tech) Bulldogs. The Bulldogs have won three out of their five games and are coming off a 35-17 loss to Marshall University. The ‘Runners lost 28-16 in last weekend’s game against the...

‘Runners drop their third straight game, fall to 3-3

The Roadrunner defense huddles up and waits on the Army Black Knights to set up on the line of scrimmage. UTSA fell to Army 28-16.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners (3-3) took on the Army West Point Black Knights (5-1) at the Alamodome on October 17th. The ‘Runners lost the game 28-16, making this the third game the ‘Runners have lost in a row. To start the game off, Army's running back Anthony Adkins broke through the UTSA defense and...

Revamped COVID-19 dashboard includes positivity rate, breakdown of different testing groups

A screenshot of the summary of all COVID-19 testing at UTSA on the university's COVID-19 dashboard. This information is from Oct. 15.

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 16, 2020

UTSA recently revamped their COVID-19 dashboard to now include more information about positivity rates, athletic testing, the proactive testing program, symptomatic testing and isolation and quarantine in UTSA-owned housing. Out of 3,996 total administered tests to students, faculty and staff, 31 have retu...

Athlete of the week: Lowell Narcisse

Lowell Narcisse runs the ball in a 2019 game against the Rice Owls.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

Coming off the bench against the Brigham Young University Cougars and completing 17 of 20 passes, throwing for 229 yards and two touchdowns and earning himself the highest rated quarterback title from Pro Football Focus, redshirt junior quarterback Lowell Narcisse has set the tone for the Roadrunner...

‘It has been such a powerful cataclysm here’: UTSA professor researches the effects of COVID-19 on the Latino population in America

Photo courtesy of Rogelio Sáenz

Breahna Luera, News Editor

October 16, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has infected over eight million Americans and killed 218,000. One-fifth of the deaths in the U.S. have been identified as Hispanic or Latino. Dr. Rogelio Sáenz, professor and demographer at UTSA, has been studying the effects of COVID-19 on the Latino community in the U.S. and how th...