The Paisano

Adjusting my attitude

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Kaitlyn Rosas, Assistant Multimedia Editor November 25, 2020

By the time I was in middle school, the social networking world was already established  and growing. Social media is often given a bad rap, and I for one have been dismissive about its  popularity,...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Grandmas macaroni and cheese

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Devyn Waits, Contributing Writer November 25, 2020

Grandma’s Macaroni and Cheese Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 45 minutes      Total Time: 1 hour      Servings: 4-6 Ingredients:  8 cups of water 1 16-ounce package of macaroni...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Poblano chipotle chili

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Gabrielle McCormick, Contributing Writer November 25, 2020

Prep Time: 20 minutes   Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes    Servings: 5+ Chili Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 6 garlic cloves  1 green bell pepper  1 poblano pepper  ...

Tex-Mex food is good for the soul

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Daphnie Escobedo, Contributing Writer November 20, 2020

Being from Texas and living in the state means being integrated into a multitude of cultures. Considering that Texas shares a border with Mexico and is full of immigrants of all generations from the neighboring...

What does ‘use by’ really mean?

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Sydney Braddy, Contributing Writer November 20, 2020

Have you ever noticed labels on your food products that say “use by,” “sell by” or “best before”? If you have, you’re also probably guilty of throwing food away after that date has passed....

Paisano Poets

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Jessica Mclaren, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

missing keys i seem to have misplaced my keys and so i begin retracing my steps. back and forth in and out of your arms. counting down the hours counting down the minutes until i can...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Chorizo and egg tacos

Daphnie Escobedo, Contributing Writer November 17, 2020

Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Tacos Serves: 2 people Cooking time: 25 minutes Chorizo & Egg Ingredients: 4 eggs cooking oil 2 kielbasa sausage links Tortilla Ingredients: White...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Zupa Pomidorowa

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Jan Paluszek, Contributing Writer November 10, 2020

Zupa Pomidorowa: Polish Tomato Soup with Egg Noodles Serves: 4  Cook Time: 20 minutes This recipe can be doubled Ingredients 8 1/2 cups of chicken broth 24 ounces of tomato paste ...

Between the Lines: ‘My Year of Rest and Relaxation’ by Ottessa Moshfegh

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Paris Cantu, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

         The unnamed narrator of Ottessa Moshfegh’s 2018 novel, “My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” is painfully cringey as she drifts in and out of sleep for one year. The narrator is an Upper...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Enchilada Casserole

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Devyn Waits, Contributing Writer November 6, 2020

Prep Time:  30 minutes     Cook Time:  40 minutes     Total Time:  1 hour 10 minutes Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 pound of ground turkey 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1/2 green...

‘Midnight Sun’ brings waves of nostalgia to readers everywhere

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Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2020

 Midnight Sun is the newest book in Stephanie Meyer's Twilight universe and the first one to be published in almost ten years. The series follows human Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen’s star-crossed...

Finding solace through art in the age of COVID-19

Finding solace through art in the age of COVID-19
Sarah Larios, Contributing Writer November 6, 2020

A staple of downtown, the San Antonio Museum of Art is a curious building. Guarded by crenellated parapets with two towers, this seeming fortress has lived many different lives. Constructed in 1884, the...

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