RGV Cities Can Reduce Illegal Dumping
There is a serious lack of transparency and access to recycling and disposal services throughout Mission, Palmview, Penitas, and La Joya. As a result, our Valley landscapes are littered with illegally dumped tires, mattresses, and other bulky items. We’ve included a list of (limited) services provided by these cities.
Going Varsity in Mariachi: A Coming-of-Age Documentary
Edinburg North High School’s Mariachi Oro shines on the silver screen in a new documentary that follows the students through their mariachi competitions and personal successes.
A Theatre Kid’s Mission To Put the RGV in the Spotlight
Growing up as a theatre kid in the RGV in the early 2010s, there were few people or organizations to look up to. Now in 2023, theatre kids like Brisa Areli Muñoz are proving that pursuing the arts can take you to many avenues.
The Outdoors Isn’t Just for White People
The peace of being surrounded by the natural world should be an experience accessible to all. Recognizing that the recreational system historically was built on oppression means there is a need to dismantle the effects of racism that have affected communities of color.
Face2Face: The Artist & The Dreamer
With the Dream Act and DACA in a constant state of limbo, many Dreamers are left uncertain about their future. Local artist Face 2 Face opened up to us about his reality as a Dreamer and how he incorporated the Dreamers within his artwork.
Valley Viral Best Moments of 2022
We took a trip down memory lane and compiled a list of 5 eventful moments that happened in the Rio Grande Valley in 2022. Let’s make 2023 another year to remember!
No Scabs Allowed Union Basics
Welcome to No Scabs Allowed! My name is Bianca, and I’m a local union organizer, mother, and a proud VP of the Texas Staff Union, a unit of the Washington Baltimore News Guild, a local of the Communication Workers of America- 32035.
No Danger on the Dance Floor
In a “post” pandemic world, leaving the house is a modest challenge; adversaries present themselves everywhere. Whether through disease, awkward social interactions, or unwanted charges at the ATM. However, one of the most prevalent unwanted conditions is boredom, and some Rio Grande Valley residents issue the main cause is the Valley itself.
Breakthrough Interviews: Andrea Mosqueda Brings Representation to RGV Queer Youth
Andrea Mosqueda, San Benito native and newly published author, hitting headlines with her YA book, Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster.
Nuestra Tierra: Why Earth Day Matters in the RGV
Let’s honor our land on Earth Day and every day. As individuals and a community, we can create meaningful change for nuestra tierra. Research, volunteer, y ponte trucha!