Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Campus Carry Allows Firearms at Texas Universities, But Leave Your Squirt Guns at Home

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 4:31 PM

Students can tote handguns at universities across Texas when new campus carry laws go into effect on August 1, 2016. But their water or styrafoam-shooting counterparts? Not so much. Laws passed in the most recent legislative session allow concealed carry permit-holding gun owners over the age of 21 to...

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Uber Is Back, Effective Immediately

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 3:44 PM

San Antonio's long contentious dance with transportation network companies seems to be coming to an end. Mayor Ivy Taylor just announced in a press release that Uber signed an operating agreement with the city that is "in compliance with the ordinance passed" in August. “I am pleased to announce...

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Our Favorite Bands for Halloween: The Cramps

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 3:33 PM

Like a certain breed of sleazy, low-budget B-Z horror movies - chock full of gratuitous nudity, grindhouse exploitation and bizarre acting - the Cramps stitched together sex, violence and the macabre into a rock ‘n’ roll Frankenstein’s monster. Less like the match-made-in hell of Sid and Nancy and more...

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Former Newspaper Editor Explores Rivalry Between Cities in ‘Austin Vs. San Antonio’

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 3:31 PM

After being laid off from his job as editor of the San Antonio Express-News-owned community newspaper the Southside Reporter in September 2013, Noi Mahoney thought it might be as good of a time as any to switch gears and head down a different career path. While journalism had always...

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The Spurs Hint at New Alternate Jerseys

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 3:25 PM

The Spurs posted a Vine hinting at an addition to your their alternate uniforms, and, no, they aren't bringing back the Fiesta colors that we all either love or hate. Sticking with the silver and black, these new jerseys looks like they boast new stitching. Don't expect to see...

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It's The Sixth Anniversary of Bob Dylan's WTF Christmas Album

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 1:07 PM

Bob Dylan, no stranger to reinvention, (read: natural evolution that gets largely over-evaluated and blown way out of proportion by career-academics and pseudo-bohemian music critics) released maybe the most unexpected album of his career six years ago today. To be clear, Dylan, like any artist, can do whatever the...

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What Else Is New? Spurs Top ESPN's Ultimate Standings for the Second Consecutive Year

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 12:29 PM

Another day, another confirmation of the Spurs' spot as the gold standard in professional sports. Yawn. For the second straight year, the San Antonio Spurs topped ESPN’s Ultimate Standings, an aggregate ranking of every major basketball, football, baseball and hockey franchise franchise in the United States in Canada. In...

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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum Puts out Call for National, International Artists

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 8:56 AM

The Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum has put out a call for national and international artists. Last year, nearly 400 artists applied for Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum's open call. Two group shows — Everyday is Ordinary and Transmission — were curated from the hundreds of applications, along with...

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Man Who Ambushed, Killed Cop May Be Second Texan Sentenced to Death in 2015

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 7:22 AM

A man convicted of shooting a Bexar County Sheriff's Department sergeant 26 times in 2011 may be the second Texan to be sentenced to death this year. A jury convicted Mark Anthony Gonzales Monday afternoon on a charge of capital murder. Gonzales killed Sgt. Kenneth Vann on May 28,...

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Game Night To Benefit Battered Women and Children's Shelter

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Feeling the itch for some good-natured bickering over Settlers of Catan? Here’s your chance that also supports a worthy cause. The Graduate Student Association of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will host a game night fundraiser for the San Antonio Battered Women’s and Children’s Shelter on Tuesday,...

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