EDITORIAL: LIGO (and UTRGV) help scientists with historic space discovery

We applaud news Monday that a scientific device that detects gravitational waves in space and was first unveiled to the world in 2016, brought...

COMMENTARY: Rollback of contraceptives coverage in Texas polls

BY JIM HENSON AND JOSHUA BLANKSAs anticipated, President Donald Trump recently used his executive authority to reverse measures implemented as part of the Affordable...

COMMENTARY: Adopt a senior dog today

BY DR. ROBIN GANZERTAlong with pumpkin spice and everything nice, October is known as a month of change. With the leaves turning and the...

LETTERS: On California wildfires, juvenile offenders, conservatives and CHIP

‘Tree huggers’ to blame in CaliforniaThe tree huggers in California are part of the trifecta of what is problematic in controlling the fires in...

COMMENTARY: An intellectual Mexican nun living in a time of men

BY LOUISE BUTLEROn or about Nov. 12, 1651, near San Miguel Nepantla, Tepetlixpa, Mexico, an illegitimate daughter was born to a wild child of...

COMMENTARY: Trump’s border wall threatens Starr County

BY STEFANIE HERWECKThe plans for President Donald Trump’s border walls in Starr County are extreme and alarming.Standing 20- to 30-feet tall, the structures would...

EDITORIAL: Alternative aerial surveillance welcome to building a border wall

The use of smaller, tethered unmanned surveillance balloons, which can see for about 5 miles into the distance and cost considerably less to operate...

EDITORIAL: Valuable workforce grants for the RGV

In today’s fast-evolving digital age, helping students keep up with automated mechanized equipment is necessary if they are to seek manufacturing jobs upon graduation,...

LETTERS: On taking a knee and McAllen’s $1M payment to UTRGV

Taking a knee and real heroes explainedThis NFL controversy of taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem has gotten way out...

EDITORIAL: Renaming border checkpoint after fallen agent is deserved honor

The naming of a border patrol checkpoint in recognition of a U.S. Borden Patrol agent who was killed in the field by criminals who...