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How to vote at UTSA on Election Day

Graphic by Robyn Castro.
Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor October 30, 2020

On Election Day, this Tuesday, UTSA students can find a polling location right on Main Campus at the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104) between the Convocation Center and the Ximenes Avenue Garage....

Why 2020 politics became so scary

Why 2020 politics became so scary
Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor October 27, 2020

The holidays are meant to spark feelings of joy and comfort, but instead, they cause headaches and discomfort. Of course, there are various reasons for this, but chief among them is the inevitable conversations...

Next Tuesday, your vote counts in way more than one election

Photo by Robyn Castro
Joseph Hernandez, Copyediting Coordinator October 27, 2020

The debates are over; early voting ends on Friday. I’ve already cast my ballot. Hopefully, many of y’all have as well, whether by mail or in person. After Friday, Election Day is the last opportunity...

UTSA takes measures for safe early voting on campus, which starts on Oct. 13

A sign with information about where to vote and how long the early voting period will last. UTSA will be hosting early voting and Election Day voting in the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom.
Jada Thomas, Contributing Writer October 13, 2020

This year, UTSA is changing the way citizens of San Antonio vote on UTSA’s campus in the middle of a global pandemic. The university has moved voting to the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom, which is bigger...

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...

SGA election commission assumes role of empty judicial branch

SGA election commission assumes role of empty judicial branch
Josh Peck, News Editor February 4, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) voted on Jan. 30 to create a temporary new election commission in order to promote SGA elections and to increase voter turnout. This commission will temporarily...

Byron Frohnen breaks UTSA career records

Byron Frohnen shot a layup in a game against the University of Alabama
at Birmingham Blazers. Frohnen plays power forward for the UTSA men’s
basketball team.
Julia Maenius, Assistant sports editor February 4, 2020

Senior forward Byron Frohnen has made UTSA basketball history by breaking two school records in back-to-back games. Frohnen now holds the record for career starts with 123 consecutive starts and the all-time...

Roadrunners, voting matters

Roadrunners, voting matters
Isabella Briseno, Contributing Writer January 28, 2020

Most UTSA students have walked in front of the McKinney Humanities building and been confronted with the same questions: “Are you registered to vote?” “Do you know when the next election is?” These...

Election Day

Graphic by Jacqueline Cantu
Joseph Torres November 6, 2019

UTSA will host a Bexar County polling station inside the HEB Student Union on Nov. 5. Students will be able to vote on: the Joint Constitutional Amendment; the General, Special and Bond Election on the...

Student government to hold special election

Student government votes in Clara Akwarandu as fourth justice. Photo by Rudy Sanchez
Heather Montoya October 2, 2019

Student Government Association (SGA) Secretary Megan Holloway tendered her resignation on Sept. 26. Registration for the vacancy of student body secretary is now open for students. The filing process for...

Muffled voices: voter suppression in 2018

A march against voter suppression.
Adrianne Kristianto November 14, 2018

Registering was easy. Showing up to the county election department and casting a vote was another story altogether. Texas was ranked 45th in voter registration and dead last in voter turnout in 2014. The...

Young people show up, show out and vote

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Editorial Board and Kenyatta Battle November 7, 2018

Time and time again young voters have failed to show up to the polls to vote. According to the Washington Post, an U.S. Census Bureau data tracking turnout that analyzed the United States elections reported...

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