The Paisano

Best Trivia Nights

December 10, 2015

The Flying Saucer 11255 Huebner Rd. Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. (first game) and 10 p.m. (second game) A favorite for many, The Flying Saucer hosts a weekly trivia entitled “Trivia Bowl.” Not a surprise, considering the casual and cozy vibe the bar offers. Winning will grant you a gift certi...

Best Happy Hours

December 10, 2015

Kona Grill at La Cantera 15900 La Canter Pkwy Suite 7300 Conveniently located at La Cantera, Kona Grill is best for students who are preoccupied and halfway drudging their way through class in the morning and afternoon. Kona’s “reverse happy hour” alleviates the desperate need for a cheap drink afte...

Dressing for more than success

December 10, 2015

Looks matter; whether we like it or not. How we choose to express ourselves through our personal style is important and can even lend a professional advantage. As You Are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a highly successful novelist and public speaker, recently wrote an article for Elle magazine entitled “W...

The corner of business and music

December 10, 2015

Courtesy of Musicians of Business Organization After over five years of inactivity from the Musicians of Business organization, three senior music marketing majors, Michael Kazenas, Hailey Smith and Dylan Isleng, decided to restart the program. Musicians of Business, also known as...

Life playlist

December 10, 2015

Commuting: “Nightcall” – Kavinsky You might recognize this song as the title track from Nicolas Winding Refn’s film “Drive,” and — ironically — that’s exactly what it’s perfect for: driving. Kavinsky, a French electro house artist, gained mainstream attention from the popularity of t...

Because Black Lives Matter

Jade Cuevas

December 10, 2015

Curiosity, intrigue, confusion and shock: these are the characteristics of one UTSA student’s video — a cypher to be more specific. The “more specific” is important. Usually, a cypher can be defined as the product of rappers cyclically rhyming or freestyling to a beat. But this video is different. ...

Blowin’ smoke

December 10, 2015

The Paisano/ Anette Barraza Paisano Plus Rating: 3.5/5 Enthusiasts of finely grilled meats don’t need to be skeptical about visiting the ostentatious Stone Oak neighborhood to get down on some ‘que. Typically, the best smoke shacks are located on street corners of urban neigh...

Whiskey Cake: Brunch Edition

December 10, 2015

Paisano Plus rating: 4/5 Brunch is the best thing since sliced bread. Typically served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., brunch is a hybrid of breakfast foods and lunch fare. Even if you enjoy sleeping in, you can still enjoy breakfast items such as ham, eggs, and hash browns without sacrificing your beau...

NEXTFLIX

December 10, 2015

NARCOS If you enjoyed the dramatic storytelling and superb acting in Breaking Bad, then you may enjoy Narcos. Narcos follows the growth of cocaine drug cartels and the efforts made by law enforcement to stop the spread of these cartels around the world. The show focuses around infamous...

Students, athletes fight for equality

November 24, 2015

At the University of Missouri, real change happened — but only when loss of university revenue was threatened. Missouri student activist groups brought to light racial tensions at the institution. However, events apexed when the Mizzou football team threatened to boycott all football related activ...

A Tier-one-of-a-kind Christmas

November 24, 2015

Satire The Student Government Association’s (SGA) 7th annual student tuition-funded private invitation-only Christmas party was announced to be held Saturday, Dec 5. Special invites will go out to President Romo, Councilman Nirenberg, prospective students with high GPA’s and the university...

The real beast in the deep: Phytoplankton

November 24, 2015

For many years now, story-telling has been a prominent aspect of various human cultures of humanity. Amongst the tales and legends persists a fascination with the mysterious nature of the dark ocean depths. Dangerous, mythical creatures like the Kraken, Loch Ness Monster, Moby Dick and Jaws have, and con...