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April 19, 2015

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Countless sex offenses likely going unreported

Countless sex offenses likely going unreported
​Despite being one of the largest universities in the state, a disproportionately small number of forcible sexual offenses are committed each year.

City

Get schooled in the social science of superheroes

Get schooled in the social science of superheroes
Coming fall 2015: the Anthropology of Superheroes — a social science elective — courtesy of Associate Professor of Anthropology Jamon Halvaksz. An avid comic book reader and pop culture enthusiast, Halvaksz believes the course will be an avenue for students to explore basic anthropological concepts such as race, ethnicity, gender roles, nature, culture, utopias and dystopias, violence, security and vigilante justice, to name a few.

State

Proposed bill would tie tuition to inflation

Proposed bill would tie tuition to inflation
​Since 2003, The Texas Legislature has relinquished the ability to set the price of college tuition to the Board of Regents of Individual University Systems (BRIUS). Since the deregulation of tuition was passed, Texans have noticed a steady rise in the cost of tuition.

News

HOSA team finishes on top in very first year

HOSA team finishes on top in very first year
The young HOSA: Future Health Professionals chapter at UTSA has a history of just a few months; despite its short existence, the young group has earned numerous recognitions, setting a precedent in its development.

News

UTSA raising standards for potential students

UTSA raising standards for potential students
​Since the publication of the UTSA GRIP (Graduation Rate Improvement Plan) in 2011, the university has found ways of attracting more academically distinguished high school seniors to consider UTSA as their college of choice.

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Smoking banned in name only

Smoking banned in name only
​Eleven months after UTSA enacted a tobacco and smoke free campus policy to promote a healthier campus environment, cigarette butts continue to litter the grounds as students smoke in unofficial smoking areas.