LETTERS: On STC student parking and abortion rights

Abortion rightsSince 1973, and Roe v. Wade, our country has been divided over abortion rights. The landmark Supreme Court decision allows women to have...

EDITORIAL: No access

The Trump administration’s “tent courts,” which were set up ostensibly to handle the large volume of Central American migrants seeking asylum in this country,...

EDITORIAL: Filling needs

As our world has evolved, so has the role of education. The classical idea of education for the sake of enlightenment has given way...

LETTERS: Tweets of denigration; Respect size restrictions; Improved HOPE for Alzheimer’s

Tweets of denigration Respect, integrity, human dignity etc, are the core values of humanity that exist in a free and just society. This is what...

EDITORIAL: Animal facilities provide valuable services to area

You have to admire people who give up large amounts of their time, effort and even money to care for homeless animals. Dozens of...

EDITORIAL: Many laws basically useless when they’re not enforced

It took a visiting judge to call out local officials for failing to be accountable to their constituents. Judge Robert Pate last week ordered Brownsville’s...

COMMENTARY: The benefits of higher education

BY STATE SEN. JUAN 'CHUY' HINOJOSAInstitutions of higher education, our universities and community colleges, are the foundation of our communities. These institutions not only...

LETTERS: Work shifted, not ended; Responses to questions

Work shifted, not ended The Monitor’s recent editorial (March 28) erroneously claims that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ plan to phase out its international field...

COMMENTARY: Keep net neutrality rules

BY SHARON STROVERInternet-based services, or more broadly, cloud-based applications and systems, are proliferating, and their efficiencies and pleasures are now embedded into much of...

EDITORIAL: Heritage

It seems appropriate that we begin the 27th Annual Conjunto Festival, and close Hispanic Heritage Month, by remembering Rey Avila. Avila, who died Sunday at...