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

Residue

Residue

Madison Hodges, Contributing Writer September 20, 2022

Unpainted walls, unmarked territory It’s always the same old story with battered pages I can’t escape I’m spit up from town to town Cast away before I could settle down  Never leaving...

Trying not to say it

Trying not to say it

Melody A. Mireles, Contributing Writer September 13, 2022

 I push with all the might  I need to move a mountain,  My knuckles a desert with  Crimson rivers,  As a sentimental oasis  Floods beneath my face,  Threatening to spill out.  I...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Love is all a woman is fit for

Regina Robert, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

There is a day in a woman’s life where we stop being little girls  and we become mothers without ever giving birth whether it be to our brothers, fathers our hopes and dreams deteriorate  with...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Home Away From Home

Madison Peters, Copyediting Coordinator September 6, 2022

A family is like a circle.  The intertwinement never ends, And even if at times when it breaks,  in time it always mends.   A family is like the sky. Somehow they’re always there.  Families...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Youthful Fool

Regina Robert, Contributing Writer August 30, 2022

I’m a child I’m young and inexperienced I’m naive and guidable Easy to fool Easy to lie to For lies will always be truth to me I just want to be taken care of Someone to care...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

you have to be able to do that for yourself

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2022

you can rest now you can rest now for the sake of your long lost sanity feel held by your own warmth  and be solaced by gentle conversations with your wounded conscience    let compassion...

Image by Alex Hanks

Full stop

Sanne Peek, Graphic Designer April 26, 2022

A period marks the end of a sentence, the end of thought, “The End!” what a monstrous fate;   but that’s just it, one ending does not a conclusion make: it doesn’t mark...

Image by Alex Hanks

Rehearsal

Rand Whitfield, Contributing Writer April 19, 2022

Chilling, sterile, recycled air enveloping me like a thin blanket on a wintery night. Bright, cold, hospitalic hallway ... it It didn't seem this cold before. It wasn't this cold before. It...

Image by Alex Hanks

At the Top

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordiantor April 12, 2022

I’ve never believed in my ability to climb the stairs. The ones I’ve always been warned to avoid,  the ones people have told me measure nothing of my worth,  but I can’t stop them from...

Liars in Love (a poem)

Liars in Love (a poem)

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

You’ve made a hypocrite of me, you know.  You’ve made me a liar. All the things I never believed in,  are now the things I hold closest to my heart — and it’s you,  it’s you. You’re...

Image by Alex Hanks

I-35

Rand Whitfield, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

My friend, Kurt, and I cruise at 110 down a small stretch of our glorious nation’s  arteries, made fatty and cramped by the gluttonous years. My view is accented by  Kurt’s blood-curdling...

Image by Alex Hanks

And Lived Happily Ever After (Ballade)

Rand Whitfield, Staff Writer March 22, 2022

Once upon a time, An entropic void diverged To create a world, sublime, On which a great people emerged. Their numbers and empires surged, Their expansion growing ever faster. To every...

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