Villa Maria Language Institute

Faithful Excellence. Villa Maria Language Institute

“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world,” wrote the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his “Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus” of 1922. Today, we realize the importance of mastering our two prominent languag...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Wine Making in the Rio Grande Valley

Somewhat akin to his vineyard is Jorge Jaber, for he seems to have absorbed the valley’s sunshine and flourished with its soil. The grapes now harvested have overcome great odds, and so has Jaber, an idealist as resilient as ...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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A Matter of Safety

According to the Small Arms Survey, 650 million small arms are currently in civilian hands, and civilian ownership is the fastest growing consumer category of small firearms. The Rio Grande Valley is no stranger to guns, and ha...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
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Why Winter Texan Visitors Matter

South Texas Tourism is a non-profit marketing cooperative that works together at promoting the valley as the ideal destination for retirement. It is composed of the following members; The Alamo Chamber of Commerce, The Edinburg...
by La Vida Valle
 

 
 
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New UTRGV Vaquero Logo is Created. Will Locals Like it?

A couple of days ago, the new logo for the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was unveiled. The Vaquero finally came to life. What do Valley folks think? According to an article by Greg Luca published in the Monitor the...
by Nydia O