Author: Santiago Reyes

El Paso border: is it safe?

February 18, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — Imagine a place of culture, a true assessment of the historic background of how the United States was built. The borderland highlights the Hispanic culture and immigration. Located 552 miles west from San Antonio is El Paso, the 6th largest city in Texas. On February 10 President Donald J. Trump commenced his […]

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Improv acting for students

February 12, 2019

Santiago Reyes San Antonio- Looking for something to do with your spare time? Join The Denials, a group that gets together and participates in improvisation acting every Saturday. The group is made out of volunteers including some Our Lady of the Lake University students. The group is free to join and improv night events are […]

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Students And Coffee shops: a mach made in heaven

February 4, 2019

Santiago Reyes SAN ANTONIO TX–We have all been there, studying long hours  and puling ‘all nighters’. Why not sit in the aroma of freshly brewed coffee beans, the chatter of live music and the company of a warm beverage.Our Lady of the Lake University students have the luxury of being in close proximity to downtown […]

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San Antonio Martin Luther King Jr. March: largest in the nation

January 23, 2019

Santiago Reyes SAN ANTONIO–San Antonio hosted the nation’s largest Martin Luther King Jr. march on January 21st with approximately 300,000 people in attendance. According to the City of San Antonio, the first march in the Alamo City began in 1987. The 2019 march was the city’s 50th anniversary. Martin Luther King Jr. was the predominant […]

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Home away from home

November 26, 2018

Santiago Reyes SAN ANTONIO TX–The holidays are for family and friends, one international student has found a home away from home. Here at Our lady of the lake University where the idea of family is felt by those thousands of miles away from home. OLLU is consisted of students from all over the country. There […]

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Alumni organizes domestic violence run

November 13, 2018

SAN ANTONIO TX–Do you know anyone who is a victim of domestic violence? Our Lady of the Lake University Alumni Claudia Duran organized a 10 mile walk in El Paso, Texas to bring awareness. The district alternates office has been organizing a walk for victims for the last 11 years. The goal is to bring families […]

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Where can Students Vote After Early Voting

October 30, 2018

Santiago Reyes SAN ANTONIO TX– November 3 marked the end of early voting. This was the only time students were able to vote without their registration card at any polling station within Bexar county. If you missed early voting and your address is listed as the Our Lady of the Lake University Campus you will be […]

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Student Coffee Consumption

October 16, 2018

Santiago Reyes SAN ANTONIO—Living the college life sometimes requires that extra boost of energy, but are you one to drink a daily cup of joe? Sophomore Abril Perez believes coffee addiction is a real issue among college students, and Perez even has a go to drink, “the white chocolate mocha, it has a sweet taste […]

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OLLU students talk Halloween spending

October 1, 2018

SAN ANTONIO TX–  What is better than candy piles, costumes, and scary stories? Halloween is just around the corner and with falling leaves comes empty pockets. According to t The National Retail Federation (NRF), Halloween spending is expected to reach $9 billion this year. According to the NRF, “celebrants are planning to spend an average of $86.79 up […]

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Rock The Vote!

September 24, 2018

By: Santiago Reyes SAN ANTONIO–Since midterm elections are just around the corner Our Lady of the Lake University is hosting an event called “Rock The Vote!” organized by Professor Leda Barnett. The 2018 United States midterm elections will be held on Nov 6, 2018. The Texas Senate position is being contested by Republican incumbent Ted […]

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