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

Shang-Chi: The Legend of the MCU

Shang-Chi: The Legend of the MCU

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 14, 2021

Marvel Studios continues its long-running theme of touching on timely concepts and controversial topics after its release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” an Asian-led cinematic masterpiece....

'Restored by Light' in Mission San Jose: A review

‘Restored by Light’ in Mission San Jose: A review

Jada Thomas, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Several cultural events take place in San Antonio year-round, including the World Heritage Festival, which the city hosted this past week. The World Heritage Festival is an opportunity to promote the...

Student Union seating area near the new Freebirds and Panda Express.

The best study spots at UTSA

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

As we return to in-person classes, both freshman and sophomores alike find themselves on campus for the very first time. As a result, some of the best study spots on campus. As a senior here at UTSA, I...

Newest Fish in the Sea: Loner Kid No More

Newest Fish in the Sea: Loner Kid No More

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 14, 2021

Every freshman shares the concerns of making friends in college. Most are scared that they will not make any, but I am here to reassure you that you will make friends. There are many factors that can help...

Image by Alex Hanks

We Are Here

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor September 7, 2021

A sound haunts these streets. It echoes, it thrums. The screams of a people who were told to keep mum.   For years they've endured every action, every word. But the voices within...

Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts and Victoria Miro.

On View at the McNay

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2021

Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art Until Sept. 19, you can enjoy pieces by Martine Gutierrez, Letitia Huckaby, Yayoi Kusama, Sandy Skoglund and Jennifer Steinkamp. A captivating and immersive...

'Fifteen Hundred Miles from The Sun'

‘Fifteen Hundred Miles from The Sun’

Colton Stewart, Contributing Writer September 7, 2021

From the shores of the Corpus Christi coast to the cool Venice Beach of Los Angeles, Julián Luna, known as Jules to his friends and family, goes on a journey of acceptance and love. Being a closeted,...

Begin to remember: Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’

Begin to remember: Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor September 7, 2021

“Minari” is a moving portrait of family, culture and humor. Written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung, the film is a semi-autobiographical depiction of Chung’s upbringing living with his family, who...

Newest Fish in the Sea

Newest Fish in the Sea

Laynie Clark, Assistant Art & Life Editor September 7, 2021

It has been a few weeks since the start of the Fall 2021 semester at UTSA, which means you have had time to settle into your home-away-from-home. Transitioning to life on your own can be challenging when...

UTSA Mental Health and Counseling Services

UTSA Mental Health and Counseling Services

Laura Thevaos, Contributing Writer September 7, 2021

Moving away from home and coming to college can be a life-altering transition for most people and being alone, away from family can be stressful, lonely and isolating. Many students struggle by themselves...

Setting a routine

Setting a routine

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 2, 2021

Getting back into a routine is by far one of the most crucial parts of starting a new school year, though it is not always the easiest thing to accomplish. A routine is not just about when you wake up...

Angie Thomas delivers keynote speech. Sofia Garcia\The Paisano

A conversation with Angie Thomas

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2021

Angie Thomas was a senior in college when she had the idea for her award-winning novel and now movie, “The Hate U Give.” Thomas grew up navigating two sides of herself: the girl who attended a mostly...

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