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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 women's 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...

Women-owned businesses are dominating parts of San Antonio

Women-owned businesses are dominating parts of San Antonio

Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

March is a month of great significance, Women History Month, and we would all be remiss if we didn't recognize that the restaurant industry was one of the first industries dominated by women.  After reviewing...

Girl bosses run the world

Girl bosses run the world

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 19, 2021

My mom is a girl-boss. I know everyone says that about their mom, but my mom is the real deal. When she was fourteen, she came from Mexico to the United States in a large Greyhound and was forced to assimilate...

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Paisano Poets: ‘Then and Now’

Kennedy Bustos, Marketing Manager March 16, 2021

I lose my breath chasing a temporary high... am I the villain in the story of my life? My heart is a bullet, my mind is a knife. I catch my death clinging to a permanent goodbye. This wretched place...

UTSA Gallery 23 hosts student exhibition: 'The Joy of Art: Turning a pandemic into beauty'

UTSA Gallery 23 hosts student exhibition: ‘The Joy of Art: Turning a pandemic into beauty’

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor March 8, 2021

This time last year, we were first learning about the pandemic and soon became confined to our homes for what felt like a century. During that time, people began tapping into their creative abilities and...

San Antonio Museum of Art opens new exhibit: 'No Oceans Between Us'

San Antonio Museum of Art opens new exhibit: ‘No Oceans Between Us’

Saryvette Morales Cadiz, Arts & Life Assistant Editor March 8, 2021

On display from Feb. 12 until May 9, the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA)  presents: “No Oceans Between Us: Art of Asian Diasporas in Latin America & The Caribbean, 1945–Present.” The exhibition...

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