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UTSA peer education group hosts 'Girls Night Out' April 8

Girls Night Out

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(April 6, 2010)--UTSA Student Health Services' SHADES peer education program will host the fifth annual "Girls Night Out" from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 8 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus. The event is an opportunity for women in the UTSA community to come together to eat, enjoy entertainment and participate in an open discussion.

In a fun-filled New Orleans Mardi Gras-themed environment with Cajun food, there will be a mask-making activity for participants followed by a presentation by Cay Crow, certified sex therapist. Crow will speak on women's sexual health issues.

The event also will include a trivia game about women's health and community issues. The goal is to inform female UTSA students of the consequences of risky sexual health practices and substance abuse.

For more information, contact Jessica Holmes at 210-458-6428.

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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