Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Black Widow is a total poser

Black Widow is a total poser

Laynie Clark, Staff Writer July 25, 2021

Marvel Studios’ gave their fans one final taste of the beloved Natasha Romanoff in their newest movie release: “Black Widow.” This movie has stunned fans worldwide with its take on trafficking young...

Photo by Robyn Castro

Historic $40 million gift: one component in equation for student success

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief June 27, 2021

On June 15, MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett demonstrated their appreciation for higher education by gifting UTSA $40 million. As one of the wealthiest women in the world, Scott made it a goal to support...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

P.S I love therapy

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 28, 2021

Since the emergence of the well-being movement on social media, going to therapy has become more common; however, I can't help but feel like there is still a strange stigma surrounding going to therapy....

Live life based on your own principle

Live life based on your own principle

Saryvette Morales Cadiz, Assistant Arts & Life Editor April 24, 2021

I’ve noticed that women are often heavily criticized for simply expressing themselves. In a culture that defines women by what they wear, who they date and how they present themselves to the world, it...

Rekindle your inner artist with bullet journaling

Rekindle your inner artist with bullet journaling

Gauri Raje, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

I’ve always had an artistic inclination, but I was never the most talented artist. My will to create kept diminishing as I grew up because my definition of “art” was restricted to a more traditional...

Image by Alex Hanks

Paisano Poets: ‘Tu Me Cambiaste’

Bella Nieto , News Editor April 14, 2021

Necesitamos parar.  No creo que seamos buenos el uno para el otro. Nos lastimamos unas a otros para sentir algo.  Te hago daño demasiado.  Ya no te hago feliz.  Lo siento, no podría...

Elexis Hernandez posing beside her painting “Insomnia.”

Behind the brushstrokes: San Antonio artist Elexis Hernandez showcases at First Friday

Kaitlyn Rosas, Assistant Multimedia Editor April 9, 2021

San Antonio artist, Elexis (Alex) Hernandez,  21, is a creative beyond her years. Elexis has  been drawn to the craft for as long as she can remember. As an alumni of the North East School of the Arts,...

The best places to thrift in SA

The best places to thrift in SA

Nich Garza, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

I’ve made it my life’s work to be a menace to society at every opportunity presented to me. Part of that work is making sure all the other annoying indie kids know good places to thrift in this city...

Unconventional ways of dealing with stress

Unconventional ways of dealing with stress

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor April 7, 2021

With the semester coming to an end, it is easy to assume that most college students are stressing over assignments, projects, extracurriculars and more. We all know those feelings that seem to be best...

A historical romance: Between Shades of Gray

A historical romance: ‘Between Shades of Gray’

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 7, 2021

Written by Ruth Sepetys, “Between Shades of Gray” chronicles the life of Lina, a young girl and aspiring artist deported during Stalin’s repressions in the mid-20th century. Beginning with Lina’s...

What COVID-19 has done to our social skills

What COVID-19 has done to our social skills

Gauri Raje, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic last year, we have had to isolate as a society. The human urge to socialize and meet other people has taken a backseat as we try to navigate through a global health...

Taylor Swift serves as a role model in womens empowerment

Taylor Swift serves as a role model in women’s empowerment

Stephanie Cortez, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021

She isn’t just a folklore everyone talks about; a legend we can all dream about in our wildest dreams; or a girl wearing a cardigan writing a love story with teardrops on her guitar. Having been in the...

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