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September 30, 2014

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UTSA Boulevard expansion project to reduce vehicle-cyclist accidents

UTSA Boulevard expansion project to reduce vehicle-cyclist accidents
​Since UTSA’s inception, the university has grown exponentially. The student population has increased; this means more cars traveling through campus. UTSA Boulevard has become a traffic-heavy area, which presents problems for local and student bikers. The fast-paced traffic creates a hazard for students who cross the road and ride their bike. Fortunately, steps toward improving student safety are in progress with the widening of UTSA Boulevard and new bike lanes.

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UTSA’s Dean of Libraries drives librarial innovation forward

UTSA’s Dean of Libraries drives librarial innovation forward
​UTSA accepted the Tier One challenge in 2009 when the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board earmarked UTSA and six other institutions as viable for Tier One status.

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RowdyLink still cumbersome three years after premiere

​Launched in 2010, RowdyLink — also known as CollegiateLink because of its domain name — was created to help the officers of UTSA’s student organizations manage and grow their membership. However, three years after its implementation, student feedback about the usefulness of the site is lukewarm at best.

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Fight night between Texas gubernatorial candidates draws little blood or attention

​Senator Wendy Davis and Attorney General Greg Abbott, two Texas gubernatorial candidates, met for a debate hosted by Univision on Friday, Sept. 19. Although the politicians’ responses may have sounded rehearsed – almost robotic – the debate highlighted the stark differences between the candidates.