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

Backgrounds & Impressions: A Cultural Chasm

Backgrounds & Impressions: A Cultural Chasm

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Assimilation is the American dream, isn’t it? It is the thing we all dream of when we do not know where we fit in. I think I have, unfortunately, assimilated to the point of not being seen anymore. I...

Backgrounds & Impressions: ‘The Hidden Dream’

Backgrounds & Impressions: ‘The Hidden Dream’

Lasya Yakkala, Contributing Writer April 5, 2022

The 19-hour flight to the U.S. is waiting. The image of my 7-year-old self tearfully waving off my extended family as I walked away to board the plane is burned into my brain to this day. This flight promised...

Backgrounds & Impressions: Transparency

Backgrounds & Impressions: ‘Transparency’

Guissel Mora, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

You feel incredibly blessed with your current life and are very grateful to be able to acknowledge the privilege of living it. You grew up with a single father who gave you and your sister everything he...

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