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Dominic Anthony Walsh

Dominic Anthony Walsh is a Trinity University student studying communication and communication management. He is the student director of programming for Indie Overnight on Trinity’s KRTU 91.7 FM, where he got his broadcasting start as creator and host of The Hippie Coffee Hours in 2017. Starting in the fall of 2019, Dominic will serve as platforms coordinator and podcast producer for the Trinitonian -- Trinity’s campus newspaper, where he began his journalism career in 2017 as a feature reporter. 
Prior to enrolling at Trinity, Dominic spent six years in the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio. He formed his first rock band in 2015 with other youth musicians from YOSA. Since then, he has stayed active in the local music community as a member of Elnuh, Sugar Skulls, and Samantha Flowers, among other projects. Dominic will graduate from Trinity in 2020 and intends to continue working as a broadcast journalist.  

The Trump administration announced this week that it will not expel migrant children and parents who were being held at the Hampton Inn Hotel and Suites in McAllen.

This post has been updated to reflect a statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The Trump Administration has been detaining migrant children and adults in hotels and then quickly expelling them to their home countries. A Hampton Inn in McAllen, Texas is one of those hotels, according to records obtained by the Associated Press.

Ron Wilkins, a beloved educator and musician from San Antonio, recently woke up from a month-long, medically induced coma in a COVID-19 ward. Over the weekend, he picked up his trombone for the first time since leaving Northeast Baptist hospital.

Students at public universities around Texas say they already see and feel the impact of a new state law intended to expand free speech rights. With few exceptions, the law prohibits officials at public universities from controlling speech in outdoor common spaces. 

The Trump administration has lifted a ban on public and press access to immigration hearings in tented courts in Brownsville and Laredo.