San Antonio College in San Antonio Texas

Pro-Ranger recruitment delayed

Nov 18th, 2013

The Pro-Ranger program’s recruitment period has been pushed back a couple weeks as a result of the government shutdown that lasted Oct. 1- 16 this year.
Recruitment and applications, accepted once a year, would usually occur within the first two week…

Chancellor to consider expanding spring break for staff

Nov 15th, 2013

Chancellor Bruce Leslie will consider a proposal to give faculty and staff off the entire week of spring break potentially beginning in 2015, the United Staff Council president said Thursday afternoon.
Anthony C. Perez, the council president, said th…

KSYM’s sex ed show airs Wednesday

Nov 14th, 2013

DJ Ann “Red Rock” Hardee and certified sex therapist Cay Crow will air their new sex education show called “Nightmoves” at 10 p.m. Wednesday on college radio station KSYM 90.1 FM.
The hosts are looking for a “regular guy” to co-host the 30-minute wee…

Costume display at McNay

Nov 14th, 2013

The McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, has more than 20,000 works of art and displays Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” and Pablo Picasso’s “Reclining Woman on the Beach.”
“If you have any interest in art, you would want to see it,” visitor service…

Exihibit celebrates Indian skaters

Nov 14th, 2013

The Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., offers exhibits that spread awareness and appreciation of all Texans.
“Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America,” a Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibit that celebrates Indian …

Video captures moments

Nov 14th, 2013

The lens of a video journalist captures the devastation after a tsunami hits, a school shooting, even the joy of welcoming home a military parent from deployment.
Video excels at capturing grief, stress, longing and happiness.
As video journalists,…

College journey builds, changes me

Nov 14th, 2013

Throughout the six semesters I have attended San Antonio College in pursuit of an associate degree in journalism, I have grown mentally and spiritually.
I feel that I have become more emotionally intelligent; I spend more time studying and reading, a…

Remedial classes serve a purpose

Nov 14th, 2013

Part of HB5, signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry June 10, would require high schools to partner with a higher education institution to offer college preparatory classes either online or on-site.
The bill targets high school seniors who are not college…

Mortuary science preps for fall start on burying faculty, staff

Nov 14th, 2013

The mortuary science program can answer questions about funerals and cremations, and beginning in fall 2014, the program would like to offer funeral services to faculty and staff at a low cost.
Pricing will be based on providing these services at a r…

4-day school week not priority

Nov 14th, 2013

This college’s executive team is considering moving to a four-day school week and has discussed the idea with Student Government Association officers.
Moving to a four-day school week would eliminate Friday classes and move all classes to a Monday-We…

SGA wants 1,500 survey responses

Nov 14th, 2013

Andrew Hubbard, Student Government Association president and business management freshman, told students at the SGA meeting Monday that the Student District Council is proposing doubling the student a…

Another reserved parking slot

Nov 14th, 2013

The Student Government Association announced a reserved parking slot for Student of the Month at the Charity Ball on Nov. 1.
The idea came up last semester, but SGA had to focus on other school issues. They quickly had it approved the week of the Cha…

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