UTRGV CREATIVE WRITING SERIES: Love in color

BY RAMON SANTIAGOSome people believe the world lost all its beauty the day we lost our ability to see color. Since then no one...

Great reasons to visit your local library

METRO Many people have a wonderful resource at their disposal just minutes from their homes. This resource can transport them to distant lands, teach their...

UTRGV CREATIVE WRITING SERIES: Masquerade

BY ELISA JULIE LONGORIAShe paints her smileSticky, sweet, crimson redThe Mask, she slowly puts on....The World she lives in, reflection of a Masquerade BallCourting...

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...

Edinburg student wins statewide art contest

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITOREDINBURG — Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation recently selected a student from the Edinburg school district...

Education Spotlight: Teach for America corps members help students find path to college

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORTeach for America is a national non-profit organization partners with communities to inspire the next generation of leaders to address...

Education Spotlight: UTRGV medical students participate in Operation Lone Star

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORFamily medicine residents and first-year medical students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley participated recently in Operation Lone...

Edinburg CISD student wins local art contest

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITOREDINBURG — The Region One Education Service Center recently selected a student from the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District as...

YA novels you need to get your hands on

BY MARGIE LONGORIA“This Heart of Mine” by C.C. Hunter“You’ve got a future, Leah. Plan for it. Figure out who you are and what you...

Education Spotlight: School year begins with new-look Mission High School

BY With a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday, a new era has started for Mission High School. The event marked the end of several years...