EDITORIAL: Promoting life

Environmentalists often fall into one of two primary groups — those who try to preserve pristine areas and “let nature take its course,” and...

EDITORIAL: No delay

President Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of postponing the November election — the election that will decide if he gets another four-year term. We...

LETTERS: USMCA would benefit Latinos; Trump lies to veterans; Congressman ignores crisis

USMCA would benefit Latinos The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement would benefit Latinos in various ways. 1. The agreement requires the Mexican government to protect workers’ right to...

COMMENTARY: How anti-sanctuary cities bill will harm Texas

BY LIZ WOLFEEDITOR'S NOTE: This column ran on Sunday, May 7 before Gov. Greg Abbott signed the measure into law that evening.The controversial anti-sanctuary...

EDITORIAL: Bad deal

Rio Grande Valley agricultural interests continue to suffer under the woefully outdated water-sharing treaty between the United States and Mexico. The treaty, signed in...

COMMENTARY: Facebook’s hidden flaws include data privacy and ‘second order consent’

BY ANGELINE CLOSE SCHEINBAUM AND KRISTEN SUSSMANSFacebook is the most pervasive social media platform used today, reporting 2.2 billion monthly active users as of...

EDITORIAL: UTRGV rated 3rd best for value online degree in US

With so many first-generation college students in the Rio Grande Valley, and so many who are financially struggling and must work while taking classes,...

EDITORIAL: Americans should get access to valid foreign drug markets

One of the few issues that cross party lines is the concern over U.S. health care costs, including the high price of prescription medication....

EDITORIAL: Officials visiting border area should pursue all information

At this point it’s unknown if Kevin McAleenan’s position as acting homeland security secretary will become a permanent appointment. Like about half of all...

EDITORIAL: Early start

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is ensuring the success of its young medical school by creating innovative programs to help students and...