The Grande Narrative: Young adults work toward goal of diversified curriculum

Shaena Reyes never learned about Juneteenth as a student at McAllen’s Nikki Rowe High School. Reyes, who graduated in 2018, only learned this summer about...

Horror film casting in the RGV: Blood Moon Films to produce slasher ‘Forest of...

BY SOL GARCIA A new Rio Grande Valley horror production company is asking locals to join them in striking fear and reaping screams from movie...

Help for the healers: The Wellness Project providing free support for local medical workers

Healthcare professionals have dedicated themselves to caring for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now a group of instructors at the University of...

Weslaco East FFA chapter addresses hunger, nutrition

The Weslaco East FFA Chapter is one of the 270 chapters that received an FFA COVID-19 Chapter Assistance Grant with more than 700 chapters...

Mercedes woman faces down cancer

Erika Galan remembers crying on her way to pick up her two daughters from their father’s house one day this August. She was worried they...

Rosario Guillen pushes to fulfill dance dreams

Pharr native Rosario Guillen may sometimes wake up with a body so sore it’s hard to get out of bed. For him, that’s the...

GARDEN VIEW: Preparing the garden for fall

Planting a fall vegetable garden? Learn what to expect and you will be prepared. Our fall garden is the absolute best garden — less...

Weight-loss surgeon: Patients cite COVID-19 as push for change

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached the Rio Grande Valley in spring, the region was already beset by prevailing endemics: diabetes and obesity. The collision of...

TFA educator at Donna North seeks to counter educational inequity

Nycol Cotto is a 2019 Teach for America RGV Corps Member and 10th grade chemistry at Donna North High School. TFA asked Nycol a few...

SURFACE TREATMENT: Token Gesture Portfolio

With COVID-19 slowing gallery openings, we will keep your art experiences alive by looking back at some still relevant shows/reviews. Today, we revisit the “Token...