As South Texas College turns 25, inaugural president Shirley Reed reflects on its humble...

Doubts of Shirley Reed’s ability to fledge the first community college in the Rio Grande Valley more than two decades ago did not discourage...

Local wedding dress designer Manuel Tiscareño showing his first ready-to-wear collection at New York...

When he was studying art history in school, bridal-wear designer Manuel Tiscareño, 29, never thought he would be creating gowns for brides. He actually...

Curriculum designers explore challenges of virtual fall semester

There are new reasons to have back-to-school jitters this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Rio Grande Valley school districts to a virtual fall semester,...

Advice: The art of living a good life

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESLiving your best life is about prioritizing what is important to you without letting the nonsense that keeps you up at...

Advice: Detours are the best part of life

My favorite thing about taking a road trip is the unexpected detours. I love stopping in a quaint little town to spend the afternoon...

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...

Advice: Children listen, observe and imitate

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESRaising well-behaved children is not a result of luck.The way you respond to situations may be the root of your children’s...

Advice: Don’t complain your life away

There is nothing worse than a person who spends there time complaining about their life. It’s exhausting to be around a fault-finder who grumbles about...

McAllen family hosts giveaway, donates 10 Thanksgiving meals 

BY MARIA RUIZ Since 2015, McAllen entrepreneurs Maria Roser and Uriel Barbosa have made it a family tradition to share their Thanksgiving leftovers with the...

Brush a proud promoter of area’s natural habitat, wildlife

John Brush lifted his binoculars to his eyes to gain a better view of a Thrasher he spotted. Immediately he knew the bird was...