Social Justice

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.

Social Justice

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.

A mean looking Chihuahua wearing a yellow lucador mask on a blue background
Art & Culture

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.

Art & Culture

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!

Social Justice

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.

Art & Culture

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.