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

Werner Segarra. The Three Marias. Laura Thevaos/The Paisano

Art Feature: Briscoe Art Museum

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

The Briscoe Art Museum is located in Downtown San Antonio, on W. Market Street. Nestled on the banks of the San Antonio River Walk, the museum's main building served as San Antonio’s original public...

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Getting older

Jada Thomas , Staff Writer November 30, 2021

One night as I lay in bed, When the room was quiet but my mind was not A jarring reality hit me I’m getting older   Feeling distance tear away at the friendships That I left back...

Get it together man

Get it together man

Nich Garza , Staff Writer November 30, 2021

“At this point in my life, sir,” said Kitchen, “women are a waste of time for me, and I am a waste of time for women.” -Kurt Vonnegut   You’re single, somewhat. Entangled in a handful...

End of the semester burnout

End of the semester burnout

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

You are exhausted. It’s obvious by this point in the semester that even just barely passing your classes is fine. It’s coming up on that time when you wish the holidays were here and not just because...

Appreciate the little things in life

Appreciate the little things in life

Courtney Montalvo, Contributing Writer November 29, 2021

Daily stress often overrides daily happiness. At the end of the night, it is common for people to remember the bad things that have occurred during the day instead of the good things. In fact, most of...

Colby Deal. Ethereal (From the Series: Beautiful, Still), 2017.

A visual act of revolution

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

By itself, “A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon”  is enough to make any museum-goer uncomfortable in the comfort of this popular tourist spot: but the pride that radiates from its artists is not lost...

Taylor Swifts All Too Well: The Short Film

Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well: The Short Film’

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor November 16, 2021

On Nov. 12, Taylor Swift released the highly anticipated “All Too Well: The Short Film,” a stunning visual accompaniment to her highly anticipated re-release of “Red.”  “All Too Well,”...

On Kanopy: The misfit spontaneity of Sex and Broadcasting

On Kanopy: The misfit spontaneity of ‘Sex and Broadcasting’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor November 16, 2021

“Sex and Broadcasting” is a 2014 documentary that centers on the eccentric and interwoven, idiosyncratic family that is WFMU radio in East Orange, New Jersey — a station that embodies both the weird...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Scrape

Rand Whitfield, Contributing Writer November 16, 2021

  January 30th, 2021 I got a scrape today I fell right off my bike And tumbled to the pathway Of a thousand tiny knives   From canyons on my arm Flowed snaking tears of...

Wayne Thiebaud. Betty Jean Thiebaud and Book, 1965-69.

American pop art: Wayne Thiebaud

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

The “Wayne Thiebaud” art exhibit is a new exhibition that opened up Oct. 28 and will be available to visit until Jan. 16, 2022. The exhibition will be held at the McNay Art Museum here in San Antonio....

COLFA event feature Defining Moments

COLFA event feature ‘Defining Moments’

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor November 9, 2021

On Nov. 19, the "Defining Moments" Arts Collaboration Showcase will be taking place at UTSA’s Buena Vista Theatre at the Downtown Campus from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Shuttle service will be provided for...

Portrait of Alex Ramirez. Photo courtesy of Alex Ramirez.

A conversation with Alex Ramirez

Mason Hickok, Web Editor November 9, 2021

Alex Ramirez, an artist whose reverence for the cinema and the culture that has shaped his work, sat down with me to answer some questions on his filmmaking, his teaching work as well as some of the ways...

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