On the edge of a large city, in a small, working-class suburban neighborhood, a mother of four struggles to support her children on her own. She receives no child support; the father of her children isn’t involved after their divorce.
Texans know drought. Every year, summer brings intense heat and rain becomes increasingly rare. We struggle to keep our lawns green, watch as our rivers and lakes recede, and wait for a storm to break the cycle. In many Texas
Dr. Louie Dean Valencia-García is a prolific, recognizable scholar at Texas State University. Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Dr. Valencia-García has made impressive strides as a leader in the field of digital humanities, and his publications and
Last October a synagogue shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania killed eleven people and left six seriously injured. The assailant lived and was charged with 29 criminal counts including obstruction of the first amendment, criminal homicide, aggravated
Dr. Alberto Giordano, Professor in the Department of Geography, is using his expertise in cartography (map making) and geographic information systems to map the impact of the Holocaust and Holocaust survivors in Italy and Budapest. Thanks to his work, we
A college campus is a place where students explore and celebrate their identities. It’s where they get involved, and find out who they are and what matters most. Such was the case for Russell Boyd, recent graduate from the Public
Daisy Jaimez recalls the moment when an eleven-year-old student asked her in Spanish, “Ms. Daisy, how do you say that word?” She was teaching poetry to a group of first-generation seventh-graders from Spanish-speaking homes. For many, the English language comes easy.
The College of Liberal Arts is not only home to great academics, but also helpful students ready to give advice and recommendations. Two such students–Patrick Grainger and Sara Moya–volunteered to answer questions about their experiences as students in the College
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Gökser Gökçay and Alkek Librarians Selene Hinojosa and Margaret Vaverek co-curated an exhibit titled “Celebrating Cultural and Educational Exchanges between the US & Turkey.” The exhibit is located on the second floor of Alkek Library and is