Day: March 2, 2018

Importance Of Voting For Local Offices

March 2, 2018

By William Moriarty SAN ANTONIO—Voting is the only means to put your voice into the political arena, and now is the time to act. I sat down with Dr. Leda Barnett to discuss the importance of the ongoing primaries, and the importance of voting. Barnett urged every registered voter to go and vote and for […]

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Why Your Textbooks Are Important

March 2, 2018

By Alexa Saavedra SAN ANTONIO—Will the professor even use the textbook? Can I pass the class without it? A new semester means new textbook request from our professors. We dabble on the idea if we should or should not spend the money on the textbook listed on our course syllabus. I’m sure we’ve all had […]

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ESports Are On The Rise

March 2, 2018

By William Moriarty SAN ANTONIO—Move over football there’s a new favorite in town, the world’s fast-growing sport is live video gaming. Esports, consist of a variety of video games, all of which require nimble fingers and quick reactions to succeed. As with traditional sports, fans follow teams, watch matches and attend finals. The most common […]

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Best Games To Play As A Couple

March 2, 2018

By J.C. Wollslager SAN ANTONIO—Valentine’s Day is upon us, and couples everywhere are coming up with new and creative ways to spend time with each other. It’s impressive the number of things you can do when you go out into town. You could go bowling, maybe a stargazing picnic, or even a lovely dinner for […]

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A Brief History About The Day Of Love

March 2, 2018

By Destiny Camacho SAN ANTONIO—It’s celebrated annually across the globe, but do you know the origins of this popular holiday? Every Feb. 14 candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones. Let’s step back in time to explore where these traditions began. The history of Valentine’s Day and its patron saint is shrouded in […]

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The Real-Almost-First Female President

March 2, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—Who do you think of when you think of the first woman to come close to being president? The answer is probably Hillary Clinton, but there is another lady that came before her. Everyone should know the name – Shirley Chisholm. This woman is a powerhouse of accomplishments. In 1968, […]

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How To Begin Writing An Essay

March 2, 2018

By Chloe M. Brown SAN ANTONIO—The most daunting thing is looking at an empty document knowing that it somehow has to turn into a five-page essay with cited sources and thoughtful insight. Often you’re thinking that after taking 18 hours that the only thoughtful insight you have is that you read the book and kind […]

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Fasting During Lent

March 2, 2018

By Paul Marquez SAN ANTONIO—As a Catholic university, Our Lady of the Lake offers many opportunities to study and share your faith. Ash Wednesday will occur Feb. 14, which also is the start of Lent. Lent is a time of reflection and fasting during which you abstain from activities and certain foods. Lent this year […]

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