Day: February 27, 2015

Board Of Trustees Approves Increases, New Fee

February 27, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—On Jan. 29, the Our Lady of the Lake University Board of Trustees met as they do two or three times a semester. This particular meeting, though, resulted in changes that will affect students’ wallets. Tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year will increase 6 percent for all students except doctorate students, […]

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Archbishop Presides Over Intercollegiate Confirmation Mass

February 27, 2015

By Mary Lee Martinez SAN ANTONIO—On Feb. 15, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller confirmed San Antonio students in an intercollegiate rite of confirmation ceremony during Sunday liturgy. The sacrament was received by 34 students who attend Our Lady of the Lake University, University of the Incarnate Word, St. Mary’s University, University of Texas at San Antonio and […]

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New Library Fee Promises More Resources, Innovation

February 27, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO, TX—Library Dean Judith Larson loves Google, but admits not everything can be found on the world’s most popular search engine. “Libraries will be around for a long time because of that,” Larson said, “Just maybe not in the format they’re in now.” Because libraries are changing and online library resources […]

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Cafeteria Employee By Day, Dancer By Night

February 27, 2015

By Levi Rios SAN ANTONIO—Eric Byrd, who works at Sister Annie B’s Cafeteria as a cashier, wasn’t discovered for standing helpfully as an usher or for showing spirit, but for his dance performance. That’s right – Byrd is a dancer. The AT&T Center, where Byrd works as an usher at events, noticed Byrd for his […]

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Cinemaniac: Why Donald Glover Should Be Spider-Man

February 27, 2015

By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONIO—After months of rumors, Sony and Marvel confirmed the speculation of nerds everywhere and agreed to share custody of Spider-Man on film. The announcement could not have come at a better time, considering Marvel’s next big movie will follow the storyline from the Civil War comics, in which Spider-Man plays a […]

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Softball Players To Represent U.S. In International Tournament

February 27, 2015

By Gabriela Cavazos SAN ANTONIO—Accomplishments racked up last year for the Our Lady of the Lake University softball team, especially for two members of the team. Senior Captain Kat Arocha and Lori Gutierrez, a sophomore, received an invitation that few college athletes receive. American International Sports Team has invited Arocha and Gutierrez to represent the […]

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Baseball Team Discovers Player’s Condition

February 27, 2015

By Astrid Villegas SAN ANTONIO—Good vision is important in any sport, including baseball. But freshman Chance Evans from Tarkington, Texas was born with a congenital cataract that blinded him completely in his right eye, and the condition has not stopped him from playing on the Saints baseball team. “I would not even know what two […]

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It’s Complicated: Dating In The Digital Age

February 27, 2015

By Desirae Martinez SAN ANTONO—Those dating app commercials that say “there are hundreds of attractive singles in your area” are not lying. What they are lying about is how dating online is easier than dating in the real world. For one week I used Tinder, OkCupid, and Zoosk, and they yielded some interesting results. Though […]

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