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April 01, 2015

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UTSA hosts frontrunners in mayoral debate

On Wednesday, March 25, UTSA, Time Warner Cable and the San Antonio Express News presented a debate featuring the four major candidates in San Antonio’s mayoral race:

State

Liquor stores may soon be open Sundays

Liquor stores may soon be open Sundays
​Some Texas lawmakers are seeking to modernize certain Texas business practices that have outlived their usefulness.

City

Community College Top 10% Bill

Community College Top 10% Bill
​Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) has filed House Bill 3384, potentially granting the top 10 percent of community college students automatic acceptance at Texas public universities.

News

Former foster youths find refuge through UTSA architecture students

​Thirteen undergraduate students from UTSA’s College of Architecture and Planning collaborated with the nonprofit Youth Transitioning Into Adulthood (YTIA) to help make the shift from foster care to adulthood a little smoother.

News

Austin not the only capital influencing higher education policy

​Although most of the regulations affecting UTSA originate at the state capital in Austin, a number of upcoming policy decisions at the federal level will have significant impacts on the university’s operations.

News

Women treated differently in narcotics cases

Women treated differently in narcotics cases
​A recent UTSA study suggests female defendants are treated differently than similarly situated male counterparts in federal narcotic cases, depending on their criminal history.