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September 02, 2014

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ROWDY ARRIVES AT UTSA

ROWDY ARRIVES AT UTSA
​UTSA’s friendly Roadrunner mascot finally has a permanent spot on campus. Replacing the previous statue, “Border Crossing,” and immortalized in half a ton of bronze, Rowdy has been placed at the head stairs in the Sombrilla courtyard where he will inspire generations of future Roadrunners. On the base of the statue is a small plaque inscribed with the famous Roadrunner creed: “Now and forever, I am a Roadrunner.”

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Roadrunners gather to discuss the shooting in Ferguson

Roadrunners gather to discuss the shooting in Ferguson
​Amid the bustling school spirit of Roadrunner Days, a group of students gathered on campus to bring local attention to a national issue.

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FAME program educates future medical students

FAME program educates future medical students
​With the start of the fall semester, UTSA welcomed its second cohort of Facilitated Acceptance to Medical Education (FAME) students. The new group of 20 will follow in the footsteps of their older peers, who pioneered the FAME program during the fall semester of 2013.

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Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

​AUSTIN, Texas Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.