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Written by Elizabeth Rodriguez on Oct 20, 2016
The college experience is usually remembered as a coming of age period, where students have some of the best moments of their lives. However, when some people remember their college experiences, it is very unpleasant. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center reports that for every 1,000 women attending a college or a university, there will be 35 incidents of rape every academic year, with 35 percent of attempted rapes happening while on a date. This does not include rapes and sexual assaults that go unreported to law enforcement.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Oct 20, 2016
Marco Carmona and his wife Judy have been only to happy to have his front yard be a makeshift bicycle repair station for children in his near East Side neighborhood near the Alamodome. He did not intend for it to be this way. Things started as a beloved private collection of bikes that the Carmonas set up on their property. They also had bikes crafted to accommodate family members who have special needs or who are disabled.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 18, 2016
Join NOWCastSA from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 for the webcast Ethical Issues in Palliative Care: Transforming Health Care for an Aging Society, a presentation by a lecture by Dr. Diane Meier, FACP, live from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Pestana Lecture Hall.
Written by B Kay Richter on Oct 13, 2016
For a person living with a disability, resources can be elusive. One local festival aims to bring the disability community together and unite partners, advocates, and people with the correct tools. That's the idea behind AccessAbility Fest, the brainchild of its co-founders, Melanie Cawthon, Janet Grojean and Cynthia Hamilton, who were puzzled about how to connect people with varieties of disabilities with the range of industries and services that might be of help.
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 12, 2016
Replay the video from the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum for candidates for Bexar County Civil and Criminal Court Judge positions in the Nov. 8 election The forum is intended to help voters become informed on each candidate’s positions. The debate was held Oct. 5 at the University of Texas at San Antonio downtown campus. Scroll down to watch the complete video of the forum. Candidates for the following contested races attended the forum: