The Paisano

Paisano Poets

Illustration by Alex Hanks
Joseph Torres, Managing Editor February 19, 2020

I’m done writing this I’m going to be fine I’m a millennial I’m outgoing with friends I’m shy in crowds I’m careful I’m careless I’m destructive at times I’m productive at times I’m...

Between the Lines

Illustration by Ethan Gullett
Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Toni Morrison began writing her debut novel, “The Bluest Eye,” 50 years ago, following her own advice: “If you find a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must...

‘If we get knocked down, we get back up’: Wendy Davis on being a progressive woman in Texas Politics

Kae Roemershauser hosting conversation with Wendy Davis. The two spoke about setting an example for young women.
Rudy Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2020

When Wendy Davis finally left the senate floor after trying to block a restrictive anti-abortion bill inside the Texas legislature in 2013, a concerned colleague handed the former state senator her first...

Album of the week: ‘Changes’

Album of the week: 'Changes'
Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator February 18, 2020

Though the controversial reviews of his resurgent single, “Yummy,” were proudly exhibited on the internet, Bieber’s Valentine’s Day album release did not disappoint. The 17-track, hour-long album...

The world as we know it: UTSA hosts foreign policy forum to discuss foreign policy’s role in 2020 elections

Margaret E. Talev, Richard N. Haass, Stephen J. Hadley, Jeh Charles Johnson and Mary Beth Long spoke on foreign relations. The foreign policy event was one of four happening in the country.
Josh Peck, News Editor February 18, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations hosted one of their four nationwide Election 2020: U.S. Foreign Policy Forums in the Retama at UTSA on Feb. 12. The forum’s four panelists highlighted foreign policy...

Between the Lines: ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

Illustration by Ethan Gullett
Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

“Girl, Woman, Other” is a modern, genius storytelling whose twelve chapters review the lives of twelve women. Bernadine Evaristo tells the story of girls and women who struggle and grapple with racism...

Musician of the week: Phony Ppl

Musician of the week: Phony Ppl
Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator February 11, 2020

Soulful with a groovy aftertaste, Phony Ppl’s music is not for the close-minded. With their album “Yesterday’s Tomorrow” peaking at number 24 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Album chart, number 15...

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ is politically charged

'The SpongeBob Musical' is politically charged
Christina Troy, Copy Editing Coordinator February 11, 2020

Tony-winning production “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical” made its way to the Majestic Theatre, Jan. 24-26, for nostalgia-seeking 90s kids and begrudging parents alike. Both groups left...

Woolworth Watch Day

Woolworth Watch Day
Ryan Houston-Dial, Assistant Opinion Editor February 4, 2020

The Conservation Society of San Antonio hosted a symposium, Woolworth Watch Day, on Saturday, Feb. 1. The symposium emphasized the role and history of downtown San Antonio within Alamo Plaza for Bexar...

K-poppin in the club

K-poppin in the club
Maha Qadri, Magazine Editor February 4, 2020

K-pop Nite at the Brick Blue Star Arts Complex was electric and infectious, as “BBoom BBoom” by Momoland blasted through the speakers. Upon entering the club, the patrons found a stage where K-pop...

Between the Lines

Illustration by Ethan Gullett
Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

Newly 76, Angela Davis has made a heroine of herself through her pioneering of black activism and years of continued activism for women’s rights, human rights and peace. Written and published in the...

Love is in the detail

Love is in the detail
Cheyenne Morton, Contributing Writer February 4, 2020

The Freetail Brewing Company hosted a Valentine’s Vendor Market on Feb 1. This event was coordinated by Carolyn Martinez, the owner of the business Skycrafters. San Antonio is known for events like this,...

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