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Warren campaigns in SA

Elizabeth Warren and Julián Castro embrace at Warren’s San Antonio rally. Castro
has endorsed Warren for president since he dropped out of the presidential race several month ago.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

March 4, 2020

Senator Elizabeth Warren held a town hall at Sunset Station on Feb. 27 to promote her campaign before the Texas primaries on March 3. She was joined by former Mayor of San Antonio Julián Castro, who suspended his campaign for president on Jan. 2. The event began at 7 p.m. with Castro coming on stage...

Student senators approve executive stipends

Graphic by Lindsey Thomas

Joseph Torres

November 20, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) at UTSA approved the release of stipends to the executive branch for Fall 2019 during its general meeting on Nov. 14. Members of the executive branch took turns presenting their exceptional duties accomplished during the semester. The floor was called to a vote...

Texas passes nine constitutional amendments

Graphic by Paola Esquivel

Joseph Torres

November 13, 2019

Texas voters were asked to vote on 10 propositions to amend the Texas Constitution on Nov. 5. 19,563,915 total votes were tallied across all 10 propositions. Nine of the proposed amendments were approved with at least 52% of votes. Texas Proposition 1, Allowed to Serve as Multiple Municipal Judges Amendment,...

If it’s Not a Presidential Election, why vote?

If it’s Not a Presidential Election, why vote?

Kaylee Boggan

November 13, 2019

Last Tuesday, 9.56% of eligible voters in San Antonio participated in the state constitutional amendment election. These 10 amendments dealt with issues such as municipal judges holding more than one office judge at a time, animal retirement, disaster relief funding and prohibition of individual income...