COMMENTARY: Our Pilgrim’s pride

What has become of our Pilgrim’s pride? What has become of the quest for the emancipation of the human mind and heart and soul?...

COMMENTARY: Governor Abbott, tell Texas residents to stay home

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health and one of the most...

COMMENTARY: Historic moment for med school

Last Saturday the Rio Grande Valley witnessed a truly historic moment, a moment that for many of us has been a longtime dream. Thirty-nine...

COMMENTARY: Stay-home order needed

There is no doubt that the best thing all Americans can do right now to help contain the spread of COVID-19 is to stay...

COMMENTARY: How partnerships are transforming the RGV

BY STATE SEN. JUAN 'CHUY' HINOJOSAOver the past weeks, I have attended several state-of-the-city addresses, and on Feb. 5 I was at the first...

COMMENTARY: Open letter to Republican Party

The impeachment of President Trump will eventually move to the Senate for trial. I am neither so jaundiced as to believe that senators will...

COMMENTARY: Schools are closed, not instruction

The education of our children is a top priority. However, the most pressing issue at this time remains the health and safety of all...

COMMENTARY: A positive legislative session

STATE SEN. JUAN "CHUY" HINOJOSA | BOARD OF CONTRIBUTORS The tone of Texas’ 86th Legislative Session was very different from the 85th session. There is no...

COMMENTARY: Job market changes coming; immigrants will pay major role

BY DR. M. RAY PERRYMANThe next few decades will bring major changes in the U.S. labor market. The growth rate will slow and the...

Standing up for democratic institutions

Last month, a U.S. Magistrate Judge revealed that the immigration raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Central Texas in February may have been...