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September 15, 2014

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Rowdy Rally revs up Roadrunners

Rowdy Rally revs up Roadrunners
​Hooting and hollering, a massive crowd of students filled the UC Paseo, eagerly awaiting the arrival of the UTSA Roadrunner football team. As the team approached, the crowd erupted into a roar, cheering the team on as they strolled past the crowd with a confident stride. Streamers and confetti were blasted into the air, creating a shower of orange and blue as the Roadrunner football team passed by. Rowdy went wild, working the crowd of students into a frenzied orange and blue mass of school pride and spirit.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis visits UTSA

​Attending a political campaign stop is a lot like going to a comedy club — there are always a few warm-up acts before the main event. It’s a risky strategy; if the warm-up acts aren’t good, the crowd will lose interest.

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UTSA and AEMUSA to evaluate Mexican oil and gas industry

​UTSA’s Institute for Economic Development (IED) plans to study shale and natural gas opportunities in Mexico through a partnership with the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos (AEM-USA). The research will focus on using available oil and natural gas resources in Mexico as well as the potential economic impacts that would follow their extraction.

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Memoir puts abortion back in Texas governor’s race

​Texas Democrat Wendy Davis launched her long shot bid for governor by filibustering her state’s tough new restrictions on abortion, and now she’s entering the last two months of the race talking about undergoing the procedure herself.

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Paisano Preview 9-9-2014

Paisano preview for the week of September 9th- September 16th

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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.”