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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

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Delita Martin is an artist currently based in Huffman, Texas. She received a BFA in drawing from Texas Southern University and an MFA in printmaking from Purdue University. Martin is known for inserting...

Exploring Texan tales

Exploring Texan tales

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator February 13, 2024

So much history lies within the state of Texas, and the “Boundless: Storytelling in Texas Book Arts” exhibit at UTSA gives people the opportunity to witness various pieces depicting its stories....

Symphonic band blows folks away

Symphonic band blows folks away

Allana Llabres, Assistant Social Media Manager November 21, 2023

UTSA’s Symphonic Band took the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, with an exciting program titled “Songs and Folk Dances.” The line-up included “Fanfare to ‘La Peri’” by Paul Dukas,...

Gallery: Casa Arte De Sol

Gallery: Casa Arte De Sol

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

On Saturday, Nov. 11, the art gallery, Casa Arte De Sol, at the Second Saturday event featured various local and underground artists monthly; this week featured UTSA senior art major Maria J. Brown...

The beauty of the cowboy lifestyle

The beauty of the cowboy lifestyle

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 21, 2023

“It is wordless poetry. It is theater without audience. It is symphony without strings.” These are the words of Anouk Masson Krantz, a French fine art photographer and author who, while living in...

‘Whodunnit:’ a murder mystery produced by the Rowdy Thespian Association

‘Whodunnit:’ a murder mystery produced by the Rowdy Thespian Association

Kara Lee, Graphic Editor November 14, 2023

The Rowdy Thespian Association (RTA) has just wrapped up their production and showing of “Whodunnit.”  “Whodunnit” is a “Glass Onion” style murder mystery with twists at every corner....

UTSA alumnus’ newest short film receives rave reviews

UTSA alumnus’ newest short film receives rave reviews

Lauren Hernandez, Assistant Arts & Life Editor November 14, 2023

Josh Collins does not condone violence in his films. This does not mean that his newest short film is void of violence. During an interview with The Paisano, Collins told a story about the production...

Beneath the big top

Beneath the big top

Naydine De La Fuente, Interim Copyediting Coordinator November 8, 2023

Lights, camera, action. Cirque du Soleil is an international production that has made its way into the city of San Antonio. As the crew and performers prepared to execute a once-in-a-lifetime performance,...

Best museums in San Antonio

Best museums in San Antonio

Nicholas Kingman, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Being the oldest major city in Texas, Alamo City is rich with culture spanning before Spanish colonization in the 1600s. San Antonio is home to some of the most interesting museums in the state. Museums...

30 years of frightening creativity

30 years of frightening creativity

Jada Thomas, Interim Marketing Manager October 31, 2023

Every year, multiple movies signal the start of “spooky season,” or the weeks leading up to Halloween. Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is among those movies, and this year marks...

SAMA showcases 250 years of American art

SAMA showcases 250 years of American art

Malaki Lingg, Web Editor October 24, 2023

San Antonio Museum of Art’s (SAMA) new exhibit “American Made: Paintings and Sculpture from the DeMell Jacobsen Collection” takes visitors through 250 years of American art with over 100 pieces overall....

Jazz concert overtaken by Friday the 13th

Jazz concert overtaken by Friday the 13th

Elizabeth Hope, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Gerry Gibbs is a Grammy-nominated artist and the son of the famous jazz musician Terry Gibbs. His band, Gerry Gibbs and Thrasher People, performed at the Japanese Tea Gardens on Friday, Oct. 13. To...

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