Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 25, 2015)–––St. Philip’s College is among 95 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 19 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands strengthening their academic resources, financial management systems, endowment-building capacity and physical plants as a result of grants awarded to the college by the U.S. Department of Education on July 23 and July 24.

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th MPAD

As the United States military presence pivots towards the Pacific, the relations with its allies especially Japan, have never been more important.

Sean Hobson / The Texas Tribune

Jobs are hard to come by in remote, rural Texas, so when large for-profit prisons came to town offering jobs and basically guaranteed revenue to public coffers, County Judges saw it as manna from Heaven.

But now, thirty years after the first private prison was built in the state, the boom has not only peaked, it is going flat in several counties across the state, leaving questions about financial liability. 

So what happened?

48 Hour Film Project

You may have seen small film crews around town recently, rapidly shooting films.  They were doing something called the 48 Hour Film Project.

 “There are about a hundred and fifty cities around the world who host their own.”

 San Antonio is one of them, according to City Producer Sarabeth Pridgen Fox. As to what happens, here’s how it plays out. People assemble at Fox's house and slips of paper with nine film genres are put into a hat. The genres include horror, drama, action, and mystery.

Congregation Rodfei Sholom

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that they are partnering with local organizations to host a luncheon called A Community Conversation: Preventing Hate Crimes on Tuesday, Sept 1, 2015 at the Pearl Stable (307 Pearl Parkway, 78215). Amidst the recent hate crimes against the Jewish Community in San Antonio, the Hispanic Chamber and local partners will convene a panel of prominent city, community and faith leaders to discuss the importance of educating citizens on this vital and timely topic.