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A pharm fresh take on clean eating

A pharm fresh take on clean eating

Kasandra Parker

October 2, 2019

With the growing consciousness surrounding food quality in today’s society, it’s no surprise that San Antonio is joining the movement. Now more than ever, restaurants with local, farm fresh foods are popping up in San Antonio to promote a farm to fork eating experience. No restaurant does qua...

Big Sis Advice: I am your legacy.

Big Sis Advice: I am your legacy.

Kimiya Factory

October 2, 2019

I have a confession to make: In 1946, my great-grandmother, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, spearheaded the NAACP’s mission to challenge desegregation laws in the South when she sued The University of Oklahoma (OU) Board of Regents for denying her admission to OU Law based off of the color of her skin. Two...

The change we wish to see: San Antonio plays their part in the fight against climate change

The change we wish to see: San Antonio plays their part in the fight against climate change

Robin Molina

September 24, 2019

Before the crowd proliferated through the streets for the Youth Climate Strike, an event part of the global climate strike and hosted by Operation Climate SA, Public Citizen Texas, Society of Native Nations and Climate Action SA. All organizations gathered at the front of the Municipal Court to h...

XIX Biennal Art Exhibition: A curation of UTSA faculty artwork

XIX Biennal Art Exhibition: A curation of UTSA faculty artwork

Katrina Clements

September 24, 2019

XIX Biennial UTSA Art Faculty Exhibition features works across all mediums, showcasing new, seasoned and established faculty members’ art throughout the UTSA art gallery. The variety of art styles and formats allow for a unique gallery experience, especially when taking into account that the a...

Big Sis: Keep It Real With the Homies

Big Sis: Keep It Real With the Homies

Kimiya Factory

September 24, 2019

How do you break it to them? A person you love and kick it with, just perpetuated rape culture right before your ears but didn’t mean to...or did they? Your heart starts racing and your hands start sweating because confronting a stranger about perpetuating rape culture is easier than confronting someone...

A different approach to jazz: 36th annual Jazz Alive Festival enlightens San Antonians

A different approach to jazz: 36th annual Jazz Alive Festival enlightens San Antonians

Sofia Garcia

September 24, 2019

Vibrant stage setups and a relaxed ambience fused together, cultivating the scenery for The 36th Annual San Antonio Jazz Alive Festival. Travis Park served as a public space for an atmosphere comprised of music, food and local businesses. With bands like Tomar and The FC’s, Will Owen Gage and th...

SA art scene thriving

SA art scene thriving

Jake Striebeck

September 17, 2019

Artpace introduces new residents for the Fall 2019 Residency Artistic creation and culture are alive and blooming in the heart of San Antonio thanks to Artpace. Located on 445 N. Main Ave, Artpace is both an open-to-the-public contemporary art exhibit and a nonprofit residency program supporting regional,...

From Paisano to Profession

From Paisano to Profession

Alejandro Lopez

September 17, 2019

Joining The Paisano changed the direction of my life. I had just switched my major to English and had no clue what I was doing until I met Professor Diane Abdo in her editing course. Professor Abdo praised The Paisano and piqued my interest in joining. After my first meeting, I was already covering...

Big Sis Advice: Social Media Cringe

Big Sis Advice: Social Media Cringe

Kimiya Factory

September 17, 2019

Social media has so many pros, but changing rape culture has definitely revealed the cons throughout the years. I’ve always been oblivious to the difference between adoration and harassment in my DMs, but my sophomore year provided a specific instance in which I realized I had been violated by the...

Review: Look mom I can fly

Review: Look mom I can fly

Alex Hanks

September 17, 2019

Established music superstar, former UTSA student and hip-hop mogul Travis Scott, recently released his Netflix exclusive documentary “Look Mom I Can Fly” released on Aug. 28. The documentary covers the peak of Travis’s career and the chaos that goes on behind the scenes while touring. It showcases...

Column: Alamo Appetites

Column: Alamo Appetites

Tally Dillbert

September 17, 2019

San Antonio is filled with different places where you can have fun with friends and family. As an international student at UTSA, I've taken the time to explore this amazing city. This past summer, I tweeted a thread showcasing restaurants and places that I thought the roadrunner community would enjoy...

First Friday

First Friday

Sofia Garcia

September 11, 2019

Whether you are an arts and music lover, or you simply enjoy the nightlife of San Antonio, First Friday is an escapade specially crafted for you. What began in 1994 as a walkthrough of local art galleries has progressed into a collection of restaurants with diverse menus, up and coming artists and ...