Deaths of despair are on the rise in Texas Commentary: Despite Texas’ sunny economic veneer, something is amiss in the lives of Texans whose state politics also might not be helping. by Camerino I. Salazar Latest Why we’re doing an audit of our interviews by Leigh Munsil and Blanca Méndez Support local and do your holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday by Dawn McVea Cranberries can bounce, float and pollinate themselves: The saucy science of a Thanksgiving classic by Serina DeSalvio In the face of hate, a call for continued compassion by Manny Pelaez Students can help solve the poll worker shortage by Hudson Locke More COMMENTARIES The other victim of the school voucher fight: teacher pensions Commentary: Any voucher scheme that diverts taxpayer dollars to private schools will have a negative impact on retirees like me. by Lydia Carrillo-Valdez Texas lawmakers must stand up for public education — and the future of our state Commentary: Texas needs to invest in its public schools, not in a school voucher program. by Debra Guerrero Support working families and early learning by voting for Prop 2 Commentary: San Antonio has a chance to help keep much-needed child care centers open and affordable by voting in favor of Proposition 2. by Peter J. Holt, Jonathan Gurwitz, Leslie Cantu and Elaine Mendoza Victims of domestic violence need our support Commentary: Amid a rise in domestic violence, it’s important to recognize the signs of abuse and know how to help. by Brooke House We must consider San Antonio’s dangerous dog problem a public safety issue Commentary: Dog attacks in our neighborhoods are a dire concern and demand our attention and immediate action. by Marina Alderete Gavito 5 ways that college campuses benefit from diversity, equity and inclusion programs Commentary: Republican lawmakers attacking DEI programs claim they prioritize racial identity over merit. However, research shows that these programs result in universities with better student learning. by Erica Jacqueline Licht If I hadn’t miscarried, I wouldn’t have known how to navigate Texas’ abortion ban Commentary: After my experience, I understand reproductive justice on another level, and that is why I support the San Antonio Reproductive Fund. by Kimiya Factory Reproductive Justice Fund is outside the scope of city government The San Antonio City Charter lists many areas in which city government action is warranted, but nowhere does it reference allocating money for out-of-state travel for abortion. by Marc Whyte Reproductive Justice Fund is an investment in San Antonio’s future Commentary: San Antonio’s Reproductive Justice Fund will create access points to vital reproductive health resources and services at a time of critical need. by Laura D. Molinar CDC greenlights two updated COVID-19 vaccines, but how will they fare against the latest variants? Commentary: Two immunologists weigh in on how the new vaccines might stand up against the latest COVID-19 variants. by Prakash Nagarkatti and Mitzi Nagarkatti San Antonio has an opportunity to pave a bold path to self-sufficiency and stable energy rates Commentary: By keeping more of its revenue, CPS Energy can prepare for extreme weather and avoid increasing rates for customers. by Melissa Cabello Havrda The Hispanic University of America: incredible opportunity with enormous obligation Commentary: Postsecondary educational attainment of U.S. Hispanics 25-29 years old lags behind that of the general population. by Abel Chávez Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.