The Paisano

Should we bully straight men for using five-in-one products?

Blue Flores, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

Straight men have increasingly been the butt of many hygiene jokes lately. TikTok has exposed men who don’t open up their butt cheeks in the shower, and Twitter has had unofficial competitions to find products with the most all-in-one ingredients. Have straight men found efficiency and value in these p...

Nobel Nonsense

Isabella Nieto, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize, created in 1895, has, for over a century, been given to the individual who has “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” The jury is still out on whethe...

The Democrats Can’t Afford To Back Down

Illustration by Amber Chin

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor

September 25, 2020

Americans, whether they prefer the Democratic or Republican Party, tend to believe that their party is represented by insufficiently effective advocates for the cause while the other party’s politicians are zealous Machiavellians who will do anything to win victories for their side. Because poli...

POTUS takes ‘Teflon President’ to new heights with release of ‘Rage’

Illustration by Analisa Sulacia

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2020

Last Tuesday, Washington Post’s Associate Editor Bob Woodward published “Rage,” a tell-all book giving a synopsis of various interviews between Woodward and President Trump. The president’s love for North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un, his relationship with Dr. Fauci and some very telling rhetoric ...

Precarious grieving: Mourning the legacy of RBG in uncertain times

Illustration by Amber Chin

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87 on Friday. She survived previous bouts of cancer but did not this time. She left millions of vulnerable Americans and a vacant Supreme Court seat in a Republican-dominated government in her wake. We are left attempting to navigate the mourning of a figure whose...

Why should you register to vote?

Why should you register to vote?

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor

September 18, 2020

At VoteTexas.gov, you can check if you already are registered to vote and where. Per VoteTexas, you can register to vote if...: “You are a United States citizen You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;  You are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and yo...

#BlackLivesMatter: The Paisano’s commitment to keeping the UTSA community informed

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Editorial Board

September 15, 2020

The Paisano denounces systemic oppression and racial bias, and we will remain committed to providing you with content covering these issues as we approach our 40th year in circulation.  As student journalists, we are dedicated to providing the UTSA campus community with the latest content about issues f...

Dak’s My Quarterback

Dak's My Quarterback

Ryan Houston-Dial, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 15, 2020

Dak Prescott recently captured the hearts of many individuals when he opened up about his mental health struggles with interviewer Graham Bensinger. Prescott explained that he struggled with anxiety and depression during the pandemic. Those feelings were intensified by his brother Jace's death by suicide...

We can learn from the dichotomy of Ellen Degeneres

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2020

TV personality Ellen Degeneres has recently reached the forefront of social media discourse following recent allegations of workplace misconduct and mistreatment of various employees, interns and even guests on her show. Throughout Ellen’s tenure as America’s favorite LGBTQ advocate, she has recei...

Don’t let false information deplete your voting rights

Don’t let false information deplete your voting rights

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

Like almost everything mentioned in high frequency on Donald Trump’s Twitter account, mail-in voting is not that complicated. Mail-in voting or absentee voting allows you to vote by mail, which is allowed by the Constitution. Each state has rules in place that regulate who can take part. Mail-in v...

It’s time for corporate America to put their money where their mouth is

Saryvette Morales Cadiz

September 4, 2020

During recent years, it’s become increasingly popular to show support for social justice movements, and it’s reached the point of hitting the mainstream. Besides our family members, friends and colleagues, corporations have started taking space in these social movements. As a result of today’s...

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Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2020