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January 27, 2015

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San Antonio blocks calls, texting while behind the wheel

San Antonio blocks calls, texting while behind the wheel
​San Antonio ordinance 255, a new distracted driving law which prohibits cell phone use while driving, is effective as of Jan. 1.

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High hopes for UTSA as new Legislature meets in Austin

​Although it may be hard to notice all the way from San Antonio, big things could be in store for UTSA as the Legislature meets in Austin this spring.

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San Antonio still has a Dream

San Antonio still has a Dream
San Antonio’s 28th Anniversary Commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March united tens of thousands of San Antonians under one common cause— a dream. On the morning of January 19, participants and uniformed officers began their march at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy and ended at Pittman-Sullivan Park.

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UTSA students hold “die-in”

UTSA students hold “die-in”
The UTSA NAACP held a "die-in" on Dec. 10 next to the Sombrilla to protest recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers who fatally shot unarmed Black men. The deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown were among the high-profile cases mentioned by an NAACP student representative who told the crowd, "This isn't a race issue; it's a human issue."

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Exam week could soon be a memory

Exam week could soon be a memory
​UTSA faculty may no longer be required to meet during final exam week. In fact, final exam week may soon be a thing of the past.