UTRGV Vaquero Logo

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
 

 
 
Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

What is our Role in this Humanitarian Crisis that Affects our Valley?

The recently publicized humanitarian crisis the Rio Grande Valley is experiencing has generated a diverse stream of comments yielding from the educated and compassionate to the obnoxious and insensitive. I recently read the two...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Taking Care of our Loved Ones

Taking care of an elder family member is known to be far beyond an easy task. According to the Center for Disease Control 25% of US adults are currently providing care or assistance to a person with a long-term illness or disab...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
Violent Cities in Texas

The Rio Grande Valley much Safer than the rest of Texas.

How I wished I had read Dan Solomon’s story published January 23, 2015 by Texas Monthly online edition before my RGV promotional trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana. ¬†The title of the article is “The FBI’s List of th...
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