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Big hearts cost big bucks

Big hearts cost big bucks

Ana Cecilia Martinez, Copy Editing Coordinator

February 11, 2020

After the main winter holidays are over, a new year begins and school starts. It seems as though the weeks drag out and the world is mundane again. That is, until the infamous love holiday, Valentine’s Day, rolls around. Everyone is eager to celebrate and scrambles to find a valentine. It’s easy to feel ...

Dear AJ: Can you be friends with your ex?

Dear AJ: Can you be friends with your ex?

Alejandro Lopez

February 19, 2019

Hello my fellow readers! As Valentine's Day came and went, I noticed on social media that a lot of people were bringing up old thoughts and feelings for their ex-boyfriends/girlfriends. Many expressed how lonely they were and missed the companionship they held with their significant other, specifically the...

Dear AJ: Don’t feel single on Valentine’s Day

Dear AJ: Don’t feel single on Valentine’s Day

Alejandro Lopez

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day. A day dedicated to not only to St. Valentine, but to “romance.” This may be a wonderful day for loving individuals in relationships, but for those that don’t have a significant other, like me, it’s a huge reminder of just how single we are. Just a side-note before conti...

State of the Union – Valentine’s Day and Black History

State of the Union – Valentine’s Day and Black History

Kimiya Factory

February 14, 2018

Is it a coincidence that Valentine’s day and black history share the same month? I suppose that’s one’s own opinion, but since both topics are current can we talk about black love? I know it’s not just me who notices Hollywood portrayals of black love are either single mothers with deadbeat fathers...

Relationship benefit the heart and the college career

Relationship benefit the heart and the college career

Isaac Serna

February 14, 2018

A healthy relationship can uplift and empower students to achieve their academic goals. In light of Valentine’s day, students should make the distinction between how their love-life can help their pursuits. For those very reasons UTSA cares about students relationships. There are a range of tips...

Valentine’s Day reminds us to tolerate differences

Jeremiah Hobbs

February 15, 2017

Let’s talk about love. Better yet, let’s talk about a different kind of love, a word less used—now more than ever: tolerance. The sky is baby-blue as I write this; a warm, Texan-winter air has settled outside. Valentine’s Day is projected to look just as sunny, as it should. I’ve bought my ...

‘Bridge of Love’ remembers love of two former UTSA students

Nicole Rowse

February 14, 2017

If you’re a UTSA student or faculty member, then you’ve probably seen the bridge connecting the Flawn Sciences building to the Art building. However, many of us don’t know the story behind the bridge. Many years ago, two UTSA students—Julie and Jason—fell in love on that very bridge. They...

Pony Express

Pony Express

Diego Montoya

February 8, 2017

Have you ever wanted to write a love letter to your loved one using a typewriter or calligraphy pens? Well, now you have the opportunity to do so! The Briscoe Western Art Museum, which is located downtown, is offering a program to the public to write a personal love letter on a vintage typewriter or...

V-day Massacre

V-day Massacre

Samantha Ceballos

February 8, 2017

Valentine’s Day is a 24 hour period where people display their feelings toward others. Couples are able to prance around in a cloud of love and express their emotions. But in 1929 on Valentine’s Day, a display of different kinds of emotions that had been pent up for years were finally expressed. Th...