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

Unknown material found in Graduate School and Research Building

Unknown material found in Graduate School and Research Building

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2022

Shortly after 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) officials arrived outside the Graduate School and Research Building on Main Campus. UTSA police officers surrounded the covered...

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UTSA volleyball loses conference opener to No. 23 Rice

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

After winning back-to-back tournaments, UTSA (5-8, 0-1) opened their conference schedule by traveling to Houston to play the No. 23 Rice Owls (11-1, 1-0). The two teams have met 36 times, to which Rice...

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UTSA women’s golf opens season with back-to-back tournaments

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

A week after the men’s golf team competed, the women’s golf team at UTSA had two competitions in a week. The first was the “Mo” Morial Invitational hosted by Texas A&M, and the second was the...

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UTSA golf tied 14th at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

Coming off a 10-day break between matches, the UTSA men’s golf team traveled to New Mexico for the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. The Roadrunners finished tied 14th out of the stacked 19-team field....

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The battle-tested ‘Runners

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

A standard Division I college football program plays 12 regular season games a year, with eight or nine being in conference games. UTSA football has now played four out-of-conference games in head coach...

Roadrunner soccer draws against FAU and FIU

Roadrunner soccer draws against FAU and FIU

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

After starting their conference schedule, UTSA (6-2-3, 1-1-2 C-USA) began a five-game road trip, with the first two games coming against Florida Atlantic (FAU) (5-3-3, 1-0-1 C-USA) and Florida International...

Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison for possession of illegal narcotics

Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russian prison for possession of illegal narcotics

Jenna Taylor, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

Brittney Griner, a Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, was arrested in an airport in Moscow this February for having illegal substances in her luggage....

Is harm reduction the solution to the Opioid Epidemic?

Is harm reduction the solution to the Opioid Epidemic?

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor September 20, 2022

The opioid epidemic has been brewing since the late 1990s. Over two decades later, approximately 500,000 people have died from opioid-related deaths and approximately 10 million people have misused their...

UTSA soccer starts 1-1 in C-USA

UTSA soccer starts 1-1 in C-USA

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

After being ranked fifth in the United Soccer Coaches’ South Region rankings and nationally ranked top 30 in five different categories, the Roadrunners (6-2-1, 1-1 C-USA) start their conference portion...

UTSA golf swings to seventh place at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate

UTSA golf swings to seventh place at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

The men’s golf team opened up their season by traveling to Choudrant, Louisiana, for the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate from Sept. 11-13. In the stacked 23-team field, the ‘Runners finished seventh. Senior...

The epidemic of concussions in the NFL

The epidemic of concussions in the NFL

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

In the National Football League (NFL), concussions are an obscure epidemic that occurs every season. With each tackle and brutal plunge, NFL teams and fans are cautious of the unexpected outcome that can...

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Men and women’s cross country place fifth in Texas A&M Invitational

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

Two weeks after the season opener at the UIW Twilight Invitational, the UTSA Roadrunners traveled to College Station for the Texas A&M Invitational on Sept. 16. This will be the first of two meets...

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