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Midnight Paranormal Society Investigates Spaghetti Warehouse

Midnight Paranormal Society Investigates Spaghetti Warehouse

Kimiya Factory

October 30, 2019

It is no secret that college students have regular occurrences with hauntings in student apartments. Do you have a friend who needs help and thinks that no one will believe them? San Antonio’s Midnight Paranormal Society will. On Oct. 26, San Antonio’s top non-profit paranormal investigati...

A profession of creativity

A profession of creativity

Kasandra Parker

October 30, 2019

Graphic designer and marketing major Rachel Catalano is a recent graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Just shy of two years graduated from college and immersed in her career field, Catalano has seen much success in her ability to find full-time jobs. She currently works as a graphic...

Women of Mala Luna

Women of Mala Luna

Josefina Hernandez

October 30, 2019

The last weekend of October ended on a high note for the thousands that attended the Mala Luna Music Festival. One of Mala Luna’s most important aspects was having more female acts than the 2018 lineup. Canada’s finest, Jessie Reyez, performed for hundreds and poured her heart out as she sang for...

Russ

Russ

Ellyson Ortega

October 30, 2019

First time headliner Russ was the last to perform at the 2019 Mala Luna Festival. Russ is known to engineer and produce his own music. He kicked off his electric performance with “The Flute Song” and other songs such as “Pull The Trigger,” “Ride Slow” and “Wife You Up.” Russ also sang...

Pre-Coverage: Mala Luna 2019

Pre-Coverage: Mala Luna 2019

Alex Hanks

October 23, 2019

Mala Luna is back in the Alamo City with a packed lineup for their fourth straight year. With how new the festival is, the lineup’s progression is noticeable as more prominent artists are added to the roster each year. It will be interesting to see the dynamic of the myriad of female performers t...

Spooky Reads

Spooky Reads

Kasandra Parker

October 23, 2019

It’s the time of year for chills and thrills; the days are shorter, and the nights are longer. With all of the great scary reads out there, compiling a list is not easy, but here’s The Paisano’s list of spooky reads to finish off the month of October. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe Nothing...

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Kimiya Factory

October 23, 2019

This part is tricky — the part of changing rape culture that means understanding that the people we trust can sometimes hurt us. In honor of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I want this week’s column to speak the truth. Violence can easily feel, look and sound like love; how do I...

Controlling Chaos

Controlling Chaos

Joseph Torres

October 23, 2019

It takes a certain level of courage to create something from raw emotion. To free one’s mind and transcend the critique of the ego is one reason to muster this courage. I discovered this notion about a year ago, and what happened next was a complete revelation for me. Last fall, I took a philosophy...

Investing in identity: Felipe Esparza headlining two shows in San Antonio

Investing in identity: Felipe Esparza headlining two shows in San Antonio

Alex Hanks

October 23, 2019

What is the American dream? When asking ourselves this intriguing question, we typically envision an immigrant family at the bottom of the socioeconomic scale, grinding and fighting for a platform in society. They don’t necessarily have to become billionaires, but one thing holds true: They remained...

ACL weekend two: Gambino’s last show

ACL weekend two: Gambino’s last show

Alex Hanks

October 16, 2019

Childish Gambino closed day two of the Austin City Limits Festival with a lengthy set on Oct. 12, playing what he emphasized was his last concert ever. Despite this being his last concert as Childish Gambino, the creative plans to revamp his career under his legal name Donald Glover. If this is in fact...

Indie in a new light

Indie in a new light

Lindsey Thomas

October 16, 2019

An indie rock band from Southern California, Bad Suns, returned to San Antonio after two years. Bad Suns’ stylistic performance combines ‘80s post-punk with Elvis Costello's melodic sensibilities to create their hook-heavy indie-rock tone. Since their debut album, “Disappear Here,” and their hit s...

One wall, no ecosystem

One wall, no ecosystem

Leonardo Garcia

October 16, 2019

The UTSA Dreamers Resource Center presented a screening of the Texas-based documentary film "The River and The Wall." The film chronicles five friends as they travel 1,200 miles on horses, mountain bikes and canoes along the Texas border documenting the impact of the border wall on the environment. The...