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

Working for the knife

Working for the knife

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

On May 24, 2022, at about 11:15 a.m., I was sitting in a courtroom with about 50 other people, being lectured by a county judge on the privilege of being able to participate in our government to delegate...

Uvalde school shooting claims lives of 21 individuals including 19 children and 2 adults

Uvalde school shooting claims lives of 21 individuals including 19 children and 2 adults

Gauri Raje, News Editor June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, 21 individuals, including 19 students and two teachers, were fatally shot after an 18-year-old armed with an assault rifle opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.  The...

UTSA hosts book signing for military sexual assault trauma novel Courageous Conversations

UTSA hosts book signing for military sexual assault trauma novel ‘Courageous Conversations’

Angie Santos, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

Trigger warning: Mentions of rape and sexual assault On Thursday, April 28, UTSA Veteran and Military Affairs hosted Colonel Lisa Carrington Firmin and contributing author Sandra Morissette’s “Courageous...

The Munchies

Paisano Plus May 18, 2022

In our first Paisano Plus magazine issue of the Spring 2022 semester, discover everything relating to the UTSA college food experience. From easy dorm recipes to allergen information to the best plant-based...

A college student’s guide to San Antonio

Paisano Plus May 18, 2022

In our second Paisano Plus magazine of the semester, we explore San Antonio and the endless possibilities for college students; from coffee shops to shopping to tourist activities, "A college student's...

This is not fashion — this is disordered eating

This is not fashion — this is disordered eating

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Trigger warning: Mention of disordered eating The Met Gala — a spring staple, an event for absurdly affluent members of society to parade around in designer clothes and remind the world that they...

Spring 2022 Distinguished Public Lecture - Dr. Eric Olson and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing

Spring 2022 Distinguished Public Lecture – Dr. Eric Olson and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

On Monday, April 25, UTSA’s Neurosciences Institute & Brain Health Consortium presented the Spring 2022 Distinguished Public Lecture. Eric Olson, Ph.D., the professor and chair of the UT Southwestern...

UTSA Classics Club – Student Organization Feature

Marcela Montufar Soria and Kaitlyn Rosas April 30, 2022

Looking to get more involved on campus? This semester, the Paisano multimedia team interviewed the UTSA Classics Club. Watch to learn more about the origins of the club, what type of events they host,...

Green Society- Student Organization Feature

Kaitlyn Rosas and William Barnes April 27, 2022

Looking to get more involved on campus? This semester, the Paisano multimedia team interviewed the green society. Watch to learn more about how to get involved, how the organizations benefits their community...

Tesla titan: savior or controlling narcissist?

Tesla titan: savior or controlling narcissist?

Alex Fotschky, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Elon Musk — entrepreneur, inventor and genius, his contribution has changed the landscape of the technological world numerous times. He is one of the richest men in the world yet he has made questionable...

Cover up or suck it up

Cover up or suck it up

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Trigger warning: Mention of sexual predators & sexual assault. Cover your shoulders. Don’t show your chest. Leave something for the imagination. For as long as I can remember, there have been...

Foster care: How much caring is actually happening?

Foster care: How much caring is actually happening?

Chloe Williams, Assistant Web Editor April 26, 2022

On any given day there are 424,000 children in foster care in the United States. With so many lives in the care of the state, why are these children's well-being not a bigger priority? The foster care...

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