A toast to the 1015 onion

Commemorating the sweet Texas onion, which was pioneered here in the 1980s, the Texas Onion Fest will be celebrating its 30th anniversary Saturday at...

Canned food myths debunked

METRO The affordability of canned foods entices many people to stock up on the essentials. However, there are some people who still harbor concerns about...

Experiences as a student led to Teach For America member’s career path

Amanda Peña teaches ninth grade English Language Arts at PSJA Southwest Early College High School. She is a 2017 Teach For America corps member. What...

Surface Treatment: Thought-provoking works show human conflict, unity

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Feared & Revered” by San Antonio artist Angela Fox is a fascinating exhibition initially evoking a folk-art sensibility....

Advice: The tone of your voice declares intention

MARIA LUISA SALCINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR It might seem like loud, aggressive and forceful people get their way more often, but the truth...

Garden View: Creating a serene garden space

BARBARA STORZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Do you yearn for a place to read, watch wildlife or just relax? A serene garden can serve as...

The connection between diabetes and schizophrenia

BY FRANCISCO FERNANDEZ AND DIANA F. RAMIREZ The Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association and The Monitor unite to provide education to the public about the...

Surface Treatment: Exhibit a satirical look at human relationship with technology

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Screen Junkies & Other Anxieties” by Wendy Gilbert reacts to contemporary life in an explicit and humorous way....

Advice: Be warned that anyone can be a sexual predator

MARIA LUISA SALCINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Leaving Neverland,” HBO’s documentary in which Wade Robson and James Safechuck detail the sexual abuse they say...

Garden View: Spring into your garden

ASHLEY GREGORY | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR With temperatures in the 40s early this week, it didn’t seem as if the first day of spring...