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Susan Yerkes

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Think globally, but act locally

There’s an old journalism adage, “all politics is local.” And another, often in the form of an editor’s admonition: “Readers want to know how...

Gregg Barrios: South Texas Renaissance man

Critic, playwright, poet, collector, filmmaker, artist, teacher, mentor – Gregg Barrios checks all the boxes. From his cozy home near San Antonio College, this...

Back-to-School 2019: Stem & foreign language – A delicate balance

Area schools are balancing science, technology, engineering and math programs with dual-language and language-immersion studies to better prepare students for a global, digital workplace. While...

Building STEAM: Emphasizing art education

Creativity, flexibility, imagination and inspiration are modern-education buzzwords. While standardized testing (and teaching to the test) still play a powerful role in most schools,...

Tony Liberto: A family empire built on nachos

SHAVANO PARK — Tony Liberto smiles when he calls himself “a cheesy kind of guy.” He’s proud of it. As the president and CEO of Liberto...

Experts weighing benefits of CBD

With the proliferation of cannabidiol, or CBD, products for sale around town, some consumers may be wondering whether they deliver all the health benefits...

Brains in a dish – New tools to understand brain function

“Brains in a dish” may sound like something out of a zombie movie, but it’s far from science fiction. It’s a very cool tool...

New Missions, new ballgame?

This season is a whole new ballgame for the San Antonio Missions. For the first time since their 1892 beginnings they’re a Triple-A club,...

Shopping carts as performance art?

Most folks don’t spend too much time pondering the problems of stray shopping carts. Until an abandoned one rolls across a crowded parking lot...

Fiesta: big bash, big cash

Fiesta San Antonio is a spectacular party. It’s also a magnificent money machine. The 11-day citywide spring fling involves millions of people and generates hundreds...

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