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Tuesday Jul 15 | National Review Online

A Checkpoint Too Far

Early Tuesday, Vargas tweeted that he was about to go through security at McAllen-Miller International Airport.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Sun Jul 13, 2014


On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers - new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico - filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with their intended destinations in the U.S. A man, frowning, headed for the door of the church with a ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Immigration Reform, World News, Mexico, Texas A&M University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Progress Times

Penitas Public Library hosts artist Pedro Reyna

PEA'ITAS-Pedro Reyna said he started drawing as a child in the third grade. He would practice creating shapes when making doodles of Mickey Mouse and Superman.


Vigil Near Shelter in Support of Migrants Sparks Concern

Immigrant rights groups began a three-day vigil here on Thursday to support the thousands of unaccompanied and undocumented Central American children currently in detention centers throughout Texas.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

University of Texas regents OK medical degree programs in Austin, Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa says the regents' decision to approve two new medical degree programs in Austin and the Rio Grande Valley will address the health needs in these two regions.


Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Texas at Brownsville

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Robert Vela, Ed.D., Named the New President of San Antonio College

SAN ANTONIO, TX-On Wednesday, July 1, the Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees selected Dr. Robert Vela as the 12th president of San Antonio College.


Related Topix: Alice, TX, Texas A&M University Kingsville, Sam Houston State University, University of the Incarnate Word

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Central Michigan Life

Outgoing dean Ghanem talks Mount Pleasant, Chicago and CCFA

She leaves July 31 to start at DePaul University in Chicago as dean of the College of Communication.


Related Topix: DePaul University, Michigan

Mon Jul 07, 2014

JD Journal

Law School Preparation Institute Awarded Grant from Texas Bar Foundation

The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded a $16,000 grant to the University of Texas-Pan American in an effort to support the Law School Preparation Institute , according to Your Valley Voice.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Student Migrant Farm Workers By: Cristopher Zamora & Jose De Leon

Students today have many excuses towards putting effort into their education. They think that sitting inside of a classroom is a difficult job that requires them to work intensely.


Fri Jun 27, 2014

Progress Times

Saldana finds true calling as educator

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