UTRGV athletics community reflect on harrowing 9/11 experiences

Nineteen years ago, the United States was victim to a coordinated terrorist attack by Al-Qaeda, as two planes were hijacked and flown into the...

COVID Confessions: All work and no play makes distance-learning mom a frazzled parent

I dropped my kindergartner off at school this week. There were no tears as I left, walking back to my work station 10 feet...

EDITORIAL: The good side: Amid pandemic’s bad effects exist environmental benefits

The COVID-19 pandemic is hardly a godsend; it has wreaked havoc in the lives of millions — perhaps billions — of people worldwide. Hundreds...

EDITORIAL: It gets better: Graduates face unusual conditions and challenges

This year’s graduation season is an unusual one, to say the least. Graduation is one of the first major milestones for many students; it...

COMMENTARY: Remembering our peace officers in these most challenging times

By SENATOR EDDIE LUCIO, JR., Special to the Star This year marks the 58-year anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s 1962 proclamation designating May 15 as...

EDITORIAL: Bad decision: Trump sets poor example with misuse of medication

“I asked him, ‘What do you think?’ He said, ‘Well, if you’d like it.” With that short sentence, President Trump might have destroyed one of...

EDITORIAL: It counts: Relief funding disparity shows accurate census count is vital

The importance of full participation in the census has never been more evident. Officials and advocates for accurate counts have often noted that the...

EDITORIAL: It counts: Relief funding disparity shows accurate census count is vital

The importance of full participation in the census has never been more evident. Officials and advocates for accurate counts have often noted that the...

EDITORIAL: Suffrage: State should help, not hinder citizens’ ability to cast votes

There’s never a good time to suffer through a pandemic that prompts public stay-home orders. The timing of the current COVID-19 wave, however, couldn’t...

EDITORIAL: Suffrage: State should help, not hinder citizens’ ability to cast votes

There’s never a good time to suffer through a pandemic that prompts public stay-home orders. The timing of the current COVID-19 wave, however, couldn’t...