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The Underrated City

By Alexis Garza Laredo: the city is considered the least diverse to some, but is also considered as the city that grew from a villa to the largest inland port on the united States-Mexican border. Continue reading “The Underrated City”
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Banning Electronic Devices on Flights

By Ana C. Posada The U.S. has recently placed a ban on electronic devices that are larger than the size of an average smartphone as an anti-terrorist precaution. Continue reading “Banning Electronic Devices on Flights”
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Living on campus vs. on campus living

By Lydia Dean   Before anything, there is a difference between just “living on campus” and “on campus living”. “Living on Campus” is the physical act of actually staying—day in and day out—on campus. The university is your home for the semesters to come. “On Campus Living”, on the other hand, is creating a life for oneself when being on a college campus. Taking parts in campus wide events, working for the university, or even running an organization.   Continue reading “Living on campus vs. on campus living”
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Benavides Family Gives Back

By Danny Zaragoza   Commissioner for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Ana Benavides Galo surprised her father Arturo M. Benavides Sr. with a unique birthday present that benefits some Texas A&M International University students financially. Continue reading “Benavides Family Gives Back”
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TAMIU Eyes Tuition Hike

By Selena Infante   For many students, college is not only a necessity but also a luxury, one which many are not able to afford. Universities across the country have been criticized for increasing tuition prices and Texas A&M International University is no exception. Current talks on increasing tuition for the 2017-2018 cycle have created controversy among students. Continue reading “TAMIU Eyes Tuition Hike”
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City council allows ridesharing in Laredo

By Kenia Zarate On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, City Council of Laredo agreed on allowing ridesharing company Lyft to be a part of the city. Taxicab companies however, are not thrilled about the final decision. They believe that the new ridesharing business will hurt their business. Meanwhile the residents of Laredo think otherwise as they complain about the taxi’s services not being as efficient. Continue reading “City council allows ridesharing in Laredo”
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Caffeine: good or bad for students?

By Karina Zarate Caffeine is a substance that is found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate, cola drinks, and certain medicines. It causes several effects on the human body’s metabolism, including stimulation of the central nervous system.   Caffeine has the capacity to make a person feel more alert and increase energy. But even though college students have easy access to caffeine, is it beneficial or does it bring more harm to them upon consumption? Continue reading “Caffeine: good or bad for students?”
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This is the end

By Carlos Leon Many religions tend to break down into various smaller denominations, especially the Christian religion. There is one specific religion in particular based on Christian beliefs called the Church of the End of Times (Iglesia del Fin del Tiempo or IFT is the name and acronym in Spanish). This church has a unique prescience throughout most of Latin America Continue reading “This is the end”
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Road to Success

By Daniela Ortiz The Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) introduces a roadmap to student success through their TAMIU Trailblazers Program, where only registered students have access to the program.   The TAMIU Trailblazers program is a co-curricular leadership initiative, which strives to assist students in gaining success by experience and preparation for their future endeavors. Continue reading “Road to Success”
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Rompiendo barreras

Por Elizabeth Villarreal   José L. Moreno III es actualmente El director del programa Title V Focus on Student Success (FOSS) en Texas A&M International University (TAMIU). Continue reading “Rompiendo barreras”
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