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Everything is bigger in Texas-including voter suppression

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 30, 2021

I have issues with a majority of the members of the Texas legislature - they perplex me to say the least. I have issues with the federal legislature too, but that is a separate conversation. In particular,...

Fabian De Soto, The Paisano

I’m Not a Good Person (Lies From Those We Love)

Nick Garza, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

It’s three in the morning and I’m walking home from another long night of bad decisions. On my way back to my apartment I see a plastic bag on the ground, so I pick it up. A few minutes later I see...

Student graduating.

Four years toward forever

Ryan Houston-Dial, Opinion Editor April 30, 2021

What has college taught you? Honestly, I don't know if I will ever have a concise answer, and I am okay with that. I owe thanks to so many individuals who have helped me develop into a confident Black...

A screenshot of the summary of all COVID-19 testing at UTSA published in UTSA Fall 2020 Archive

UTSA, highly adaptable, ahead of the curve

Editorial Board April 30, 2021

Since Mar. 19, UTSA had received backlash from students, faculty and the UTSA community concerning the University’s guidelines for a modified in-person commencement ceremony. Guests were not originally...

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Prop B: Police Accoutability of Defunding?

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinon Editor April 30, 2021

In light of the Derek Chauvin case, the demand for police reform has increased dramatically across the nation, and San Antonio isn’t an exception.   Proposition B has been proposed on the...

More about L*ve

More about L*ve

Nich Garza, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

There I stood on the edge of something incredible. Perched above a ravine of words, thoughts, and actions entirely my own, I could finally see the end. If not the end, then it might’ve at least been...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

How to make things okay again

Nich Garza, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Man, you really screwed up this time. You said some shitty things, she called you on it and you said some more shitty things. Now she’s gone and you’re alone again. It happens to the best of us, but...

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San Antonio must address its own police department’s malfeasance

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 23, 2021

When I received the news notification that Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd, was guilty, I was dubious. I think that says a lot about my faith in the justice system’s ability...

Three Words

Three Words

Nick Garza, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

It’s easy to ruin a good thing. All it takes is three words in a moment of passion or as we hold each other in the stillness of the night. When you realize you’ve finally found a soul worth knowing....

Why Male inferiority complex made me lash out during a game of Settlers of Catan

Why Male inferiority complex made me lash out during a game of Settlers of Catan

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 13, 2021

In the midst of watching an intense, albeit amateur, game of Catan, I was bothered. Throughout the whole game, in between trading piles of hay and sheep, there was constant bickering between the two males...

This is ego death: prevailing while Thanatos acts upon us

This is ego death: prevailing while Thanatos acts upon us

Nich Garza, Staff writer April 13, 2021

It’s 2 a.m. on a Thursday morning, the sky is clear and the apartment complex around me is mostly silent. We’ve all been wasting away for hours, but as that high turned into a buzz that turned into...

You were emotionally invalidated too, huh?

You were emotionally invalidated too, huh?

Sofia Garcia, Arts and Life Editor April 12, 2021

I suffer from the inability to confront my anger. Sometimes, it reveals itself through an emotional outburst, but most times, I ignore it. I push it so far back in my head that it seeps through my veins...

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