Advice: You are your child’s life coach

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESChildren react differently to discipline. Some get it right away; they listen and respond when you talk to them. Others are...

STC Student of the Week: Ira Flores

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORAbout Ira: Ira Flores believes a positive mindset sets a strong example for her family and herself. It has helped...

Former engineer walks away from career to sell coffee

When Michelle Quiroz walked away from a 12-year career in engineering to pursue her passion of coffee, it wasn’t without apprehension.Some questioned her resignation...

UTRGV faculty exhibit includes deep, personal works

BY NANCY MOYEROver the years, art has been identified as a major indicator in understanding the social ethos of epochs, countries, and even political...

Surface Treatment: Manuel Zamudio’s latest art exhibit an expression of gratitude to imagination, friendships

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Manuel Zamudio takes a pause from his allegorical storyline paintings with his new exhibition, “Giants,” at The Phoenix...

Controlling blood sugar important for diabetics

BY DR. CARLOS E. MORALES and DIANA F. RAMIREZDiabetes mellitus is a group of diseases characterized by abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates. In general, diabetes...

UTRGV’s Alegría 2018 kicks off tonight

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Ballet Folklórico artistic director Miguel Angel Peña Caballero grips his digital tablet barking bilingual notes and stomping steps...

Summer 2017 film preview

BY BROOKE CORSOWith the sequel to “Guardians of the Galaxy” guaranteed to bring in a boatload of cash this weekend, the summer movie season...

Festiva Events — Friday, Jan. 4 – Sunday, Jan. 6

WEEKEND STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30 minute workout on a paddleboard. No experience is necessary. WHEN Noon Saturday and...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2

WEEKEND ‘EL GRANDE’ ARCHERY TOURNAMENT The third annual triple threat archery match consists of three archery tournaments in one. The first in an indoor game known...