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February 26, 2015
Celebrated cartoonist to give free presentation at CentroVictoria event

Celebrated cartoonist to give free presentation at CentroVictoria event

When drawing the cover art for the fourth issue of Huizache, University of Houston-Victoria’s Latino literature magazine, the first thing that popped into Lalo Alcaraz’s mind was Frida Kahlo’s eyebrow in the form of a tilde.

Alcaraz ran with it from there, producing a different sort of portrait of the famous Mexican painter, who was known for self-portraits.

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Feb. 26:
UHV Student Government Association meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., UC Multi-Purpose Room

Feb. 28:
Jaguar Day for prospective students, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Jaguar Hall, 2705 Houston Highway

A.D. Sheffield African American History Symposium on 1964 Freedom Summer, Noon-3 p.m., UC Multi-Purpose Room

Jaguars baseball doubleheader vs. St. Edward’s University, 2 p.m., Riverside Stadium
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Visiting UHV/ABR writer tells stories connected to Texas

Visiting UHV/ABR writer tells stories connected to Texas

When Texas author Stephen Harrigan was growing up, he always knew he wanted to be a writer.

Even as he cut grass and worked as a yardman, he knew. He started writing in his spare time and eventually started to get some smaller pieces published in magazines. He began making a living as a writer at age 24, and his first novel was published when he was 30. Much of his work today focuses on or takes place in Texas.

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Workshop for small businesses offers fair labor information

Workshop for small businesses offers fair labor information

Victoria-area small business owners will have the opportunity to learn about federal labor laws in an upcoming University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center workshop.

The Fair Labor Standards Act Record Keeping and Compliance workshop will examine the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. A representative from the Victoria office of the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division will teach the free workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the UHV SBDC training room, 3402 N. Ben Wilson St.

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