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

Kanopy

‘Kanopy’

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2022

With a back catalog of diverse films, educational material and arresting documentaries, Kanopy is a criminally underrated addition to a stacked lineup of streaming platforms. Despite having a limited approach...

Bad Bunny draws 50,000 to the Alamodome

Bad Bunny draws 50,000 to the Alamodome

Cesar Soto, Contributing Writer September 20, 2022

Continuing the biggest year of his career to date, Latin music sensation Bad Bunny brought his record-breaking “World’s Hottest Tour” to San Antonio, drawing in a sold-out audience of over 50,000...

Elliot Fullam releases debut slowcore/indie album

Elliot Fullam releases debut slowcore/indie album

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor September 20, 2022

On Sept. 2, 2022, online content creator Elliot Fullam released his debut album “What’s Wrong.” Taking inspiration from artists such as Mazzy Star, Elliot Smith, Alex G. and Duster, this record strives...

The Garden releases ‘Horseshit on Route 66’

The Garden releases ‘Horseshit on Route 66’

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor September 13, 2022

Two years ago, Wyatt and Fletcher Shears of The Garden, released their fourth album, “Kiss My Super Bowl Ring” (“KMSBR”). Mixing 80’s inspired hardcore with a multiplicity of playful electronics,...

Passion over politics

Passion over politics

Laynie Clark, Managing Editor August 30, 2022

“You know you can let a guy help you and still be a feminist?” Falling in love — can you do it with someone who is politically different? A question asked by many but answered by few. We are rarely...

Fresh: Something to chew on

‘Fresh:’ Something to chew on

Laynie Clark, Opinion Editor March 29, 2022

SPOILER-FREE  “But I just don’t eat animals.” The world of online dating is every woman’s worst nightmare — from the unsolicited pictures to the jaw-dropping messages, online dating is...

‘Normal People — a love letter to coming-of-age

‘Normal People’ — a love letter to coming-of-age

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

SPOILER-FREE  “Normal People” by Sally Rooney. You’ve heard of it, haven’t you?  Sally Rooney, Irish novelist extraordinaire, has taken the literary world by storm. Rooney’s novels have...

Film Review: The legacy of vengeance in The Batman

Film Review: The legacy of vengeance in ‘The Batman’

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator March 22, 2022

SPOILER-FREE “Fear is a tool, and when that signal hits the sky, it’s not just a call. It’s a warning.” Within the franchise of multiple misfires that is the DC Extended Universe (DCEU),...

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor February 15, 2022

The year is 1969. July 24, 1969, to be exact. Neil Armstrong has landed on the moon, the Manson family is soon to enact their bloody rampage and it is the summer of Woodstock. Though, on this day, a seminal...

On Kanopy: ‘Malni – Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore’

On Kanopy: ‘Malni – Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor February 8, 2022

A piece of filmmaking that nestles itself into the fabric of dreams, ritual and native perspectives, “Malni – Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore” invites the viewer –– with reverence and care...

On Kanopy: The presence of resilience in ‘Radio Kobanî’

On Kanopy: The presence of resilience in ‘Radio Kobanî’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor January 25, 2022

“Radio Kobanî” is a 2016 documentary by Kurdish-Dutch director Reber Dosky. Filmed over a three-year period, it follows a young journalist named Divalon who –– through her grassroots radio station...

Living as the observer in Mike Mills’ ‘C’mon C’mon’

Living as the observer in Mike Mills’ ‘C’mon C’mon’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor January 17, 2022

Sitting down at one of my favorite local theaters on a Friday night, I did not expect that I would utterly fall in love with the film I would be watching. In his latest film, “C’mon C’mon,” Mike...

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