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

Catherine Fiscal posing in front of her sculpture “Are you okay?,” 2020. Photo by Trevor Aranda.

Artist of UTSA: Catherine Fiscal

Saryvette Morales Cádiz, Arts & Life Editor September 21, 2021

Catherine Fiscal (Cat) is a UTSA sophomore majoring in art. Her artistic endeavors at UTSA have led to her sculpture titled, “Are you okay?,” to be showcased in the Brick at Blue Star Complex. Fiscal’s...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Paisano Poets: ‘Gueli’

Ana Cecilia Martinez, Managing Editor March 3, 2021

I’m sorry I haven’t called. I swear I hear your voice In my head so often telling me, “Mi hija, cuídate mucho!”   And I have. I take care of the resilient, sarcastic, and anxious...

Photo by Robyn Castro

Q&A: UTSA freshmen on their online college experience

Saryvette Morales Cadiz, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

UTSA freshmen had an unusual start to their college experience. After spending their high school senior year preparing for the biggest transition of their lives, they ultimately began college directly...

Photo courtesy of John Hamilton

Surrounded by Solitude: Boerne Lake

John Hamilton, Contributing Writer September 1, 2020

With the pandemic posing challenges to students and the public alike, we are all looking for an escape hatch out of day-to-day life. Living in such a large city, it can seem daunting to find small pockets...

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Joseph Torres, Managing Editor March 4, 2020

Just outside the Alamo Heights city limits sign lies a coffee shop tucked between a Chipotle and an IHOP. While this might sound like a place for a busy, mainstream establishment, Berry to Bean remains...

Najjar poses with his dog, Mocha. Photo Courtesy of Faisal Najjar

Artists of UTSA: Faisal Najjar

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2020

Faisal Najjar is a third-year biomedical engineering major who began drawing and painting a year ago. He is a firm believer in the power of art and is passionate about showing viewers that they can surprise...

Photo Courtesy of Emmanuelle Maher

Artist of UTSA: A conversation with SA creative Emmanuelle Maher

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor January 21, 2020

Emmanuelle Msenior information systems major with acreated visuals for each section of The Paisano. They use art for a creative outlet, activism ation in the works of science fiction writers Katsuhiro...

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