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UTRGV invites community to participate in folklórico event this weekend

For the first time, Ballet Folklórico de la Universidad Veracruzana will be performing at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Edinburg and Brownsville...

Tonight Show appearance lands Mission High grad free tuition

Alma Zamora thought she was only posing for a selfie with late night TV host Jimmy Fallon when he dropped the bombshell: she was going to have the remainder of her college tuition paid for, courtesy of The Tonight Show. Earlier this month, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon filmed an episode in Austin at the Bass Concert Hall where the show, in association with Samsung, gave three University of Texas students a holiday bundle of products. Zamora was one recipient. Along with the gifts, Fallon announced that the students would also have their remaining tuition paid off courtesy of the show. Read the full story at themonitor.com.