Advice: A lasting memory of love

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESLast week, a dear friend lost her father to Alzheimer’s disease. He was the soul mate of his life partner, a...

Advice: Attitude is everything when overcoming life’s obstacles

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESEvery thought you have creates the belief you have about yourself. The longer you think a certain way the more that...

Advice: Follow your dreams even through the tough times

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESDreams are an important part of life because they push you to reach for your goals.Life doesn’t always turn out as...

Local activist uses drag persona to raise awareness about HIV

BY J. EDWARD MORENO

Advice: Education should be a household priority

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESSchool preparation shouldn’t be only about buying your children clothes and school supplies. It’s also about preparing your children to take...

Advice: Education should be a household priority

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESSchool preparation shouldn’t be only about buying your children clothes and school supplies. It’s also about preparing your children to take...

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...

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...

Advice: Parenting in a home with a special needs child

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESRaising a special needs child can be overwhelming, and parents may unintentionally overlook the needs of their other children.Siblings love their...

Advice: Make the most of what you’ve got

BY MARIA LUIS SALCINESWe have all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But what happens when your lemons are rotten?There...