Tuesday, November 30, 2010

I'm Gonna Block Your Netflix!

Posted By on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 2:56 PM

The economy: it sucks right now. I have many friends who have canceled their cable and phone services so they could at least keep their Internet service on. The logic? With their high-speed Internet they can still access their news and video content and stay connected without the extra costs....

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Hunger Strike, Day 20: 15 DREAM Act arrests at Senator Hutchison’s SA office

Posted By on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:13 AM

The members of Dream Act Now! and their supporters have linked arms, ostensibly to block police from entering Hutchison’s office, where six others — including two undocumented UTSA students — have planted themselves since noon, refusing to leave until the senator agrees to speak with them about the DREAM Act, a pathway to citizenship first proposed in Congress a decade ago.

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Mission Accomplished - Operation Homecooking

Posted By on Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 1:20 AM

Ferg_e - A Mom On A Mission A few weeks ago I wrote about the 35th year of Operation Homecooking - allowing San Antonio area families the opportunity to share their Thanksgiving Day with basic trainees and servicemembers stationed at LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS). My family...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Call for Public Action: DREAM Act Now

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 2:30 PM

UTSA's DREAM Act Now! Student Organization is planning a public action to continue to urge Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison to support the DREAM Act in the upcoming lame duck session, per an e-mail blast sent by the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Other statewide actions are also planned. Today...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

SA led nation with Foster Grandparent program

Posted By on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 6:48 PM

When the need arises... Everyone is familiar with charities such as United Way, American Red Cross, or Salvation Army. These are large organizations with big budgets and a correspondingly wide-ranging community reach. On the other hand, there are many smaller, lesser-known organizations, which are no less valuable to the causes...

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Incredible Tech: VozMob’s Internet-less Community’s Internet Presence

Posted By on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 12:51 PM

With economic doom and gloom around every corner, discussion of media (both access and literacy), tends to fall flat in the face of the ever-present knowledge: resources just aren’t there.

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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Posted on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:00 AM

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Release Date: 2010-11-23 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording After mending his broken heart with plenty of AutoTune and self-pity on 2008’s 808s & Heartbreak, hip-hop’s most visionary player comes back strong on his fifth album — an hour-plus journey into the dark, twisted, and brilliant...

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Posted on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Cannibal Release Date: 2010-11-23 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording Sudden, all-encompassing celebrity often has a corrosive effect on pop stars, draining their subsequent work of vitality, humanity, and humor while infusing it with a fatal self-seriousness. So it’s a relief to report that Ke$ha, paradoxically, is a funnier, more melodically...

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Posted on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Loud Release Date: 2010-11-23 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording Don’t be fooled by the title of Rihanna’s fifth album — Loud isn’t a guitar record. In fact, it sounds like Rihanna had Thriller on repeat when she was putting it together. Thankfully, the 11 songs are customized to her brand...

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Not Music

Posted on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:00 AM

Not Music Release Date: 2010-11-23 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording It’s been a rough decade for Stereolab. One member died in 2002 after being hit by a truck. Then the band was dropped by its record company for poor sales. They finally pulled the plug last year, going on indefinite...

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