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Golden statues of storytelling and stardom UTPA alumnus wins two Emmys

[caption id="attachment_12413" align="alignleft" width="425"] Sergio Mendoza poses for a photo with the 2016 Lone Star Emmy for Outstanding Regional News Story-Spot News. Photo Courtesy Sergio Mendoza[/caption] Artists, writers, cameramen, directors, actors, costume designers and more, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is saturated with talent for the spectacular in

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Edinburg author wins two awards Inspirational book for students

[caption id="attachment_11914" align="alignleft" width="192"] Photo Courtesy Emma Gonzalez[/caption] Latino Literacy Now has recognized Edinburg resident Emma Gonzalez with two awards for her book, “Field Mice: Memoirs of a Migrant Child.” The Latino Literacy Now organization, based in California, chose Gonzalez’s book for two awards at the 19th annual International Latino

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Meet Yajaira Lopez

Name: Yajaira Lopez Major: Dance Hometown: Mission What made you pursue that major? “I’ve been dancing my whole life, ever since I was a little girl, but it wasn’t until middle school that I got introduced to drill team, so I’ve been dancing since sixth grade. All throughout middle school

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