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Between the Lines: Girl, Woman, Other

Between the Lines: Girl, Woman, Other

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 and sexism in a white, male-dominated Britain. Evaristo was awarded the 2019 Booker prize for thi...

Artist of UTSA: A conversation with SA creative Emmanuelle Maher

Artist of UTSA: A conversation with SA creative Emmanuelle Maher

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor

January 21, 2020

Emmanuelle Msenior information systems major with acreated visuals for each section of The Paisano. They use art for a creative outlet, activism ation in the works of science fiction writers Katsuhiro Otomo and Octavia E. Butler, Maher relates to the vulnerability of the main character in Butler...

Censorship– Two Sides Podcast (Ep. 4)

Censorship– Two Sides Podcast (Ep. 4)

Kat Joseph

October 30, 2019

Perla and Edysa break down censorship. Where’s the line? How much is enough? Who would be in charge? How have sensitivities changed?   Hosts- Perla Godoy, Edysa Vazquez Audio and Video- Kat Joseph Editing- Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph Co-Assistant Multimedia Edit...

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Folasade Sabitu

October 23, 2019

This is Frank Valdes. He is a senior and a finance major. What inspires him is his family and setting expectations for the future generations to come. This is his story. “I took a tour of the university with my high school. After touring a couple other universities within the state, I felt the difference in...

Humans of UTSA: Kimiya Factory

Humans of UTSA: Kimiya Factory

Folasade Sabitu

October 10, 2019

This is Kimiya Factory. She is a senior and a political science major. She is not afraid to fight for what she believes in, and her efforts towards change have helped so many along the way. This is her story. I was raised by a single mother, and I had one sibling. I’ve been in college since I was ...

Humans of UTSA: Nadia Higgins

Humans of UTSA: Nadia Higgins

Folasade Sabitu

October 2, 2019

This is Nadia Higgins. She is a junior and a biochemistry major. San Antonio raised her, and she’s going to take what she gains from UTSA and give it back to the city. This is her story. I’ve lived in San Antonio for my entire life. My father is a UTSA alum. He graduated in 1980 when the campus w...

Humans of UTSA: Ikechi Enyioma

Humans of UTSA: Ikechi Enyioma

Folasade Sabitu

May 6, 2019

This is Ikechi Enyioma. He is a junior and a kinesiology major. His faith helped him to overcome his struggles and continues to guide him in the right direction. This is his story. “I'm a first child of immigrant parents. They basically had to start over because they weren't teens when they...

Humans of UTSA: Temilola (Grace) Adedipe

Humans of UTSA: Temilola (Grace) Adedipe

Folasade Sabitu

April 29, 2019

This is Temilola (Grace) Adedipe. She is a junior biomedical major. Her passion for making a difference here at UTSA helps others to strive for success. This is her story. “I was born in Nigeria, and then I came to the United States when I was about three and a half. When I first got here, I didn't know how to speak En...

Dear AJ: What I learned in boating school (UTSA) is….

Dear AJ: What I learned in boating school (UTSA) is….

Alejandro Lopez

April 23, 2019

Hello readers! Well, sadly *I’m literally typing this while I cry* this is going to be my last blog post...for the Paisano! I am still deciding whether or not to continue with Dear AJ, so please stay in tune. In the meantime, *turns on depressing music* this is it. My big bang, my last time to g...

Humans of UTSA: Hunter Kim

Humans of UTSA: Hunter Kim

Folasade Sabitu

April 23, 2019

This is Hunter Kim. He is a junior and a computer engineering major. His role as Mr. UTSA 2018 has given him the platform to help others succeed. This is his story. “So I actually applied to two different other schools, UT and A&M, firstly because those are the big schools, and also because I app...

Dear AJ: I write because…

Dear AJ: I write because…

Alejandro Lopez

April 16, 2019

Hello fellow readers! With my dwindling weeks to graduation and forced push to becoming a working member of society, I decided to have a little fun with this post. As an English major, as a professional writer and as a journalist, I often get asked why I write. It’s a question I’ve been asked...

Humans of UTSA: Tomiwa Ogunye

Humans of UTSA: Tomiwa Ogunye

Folasade Sabitu

April 16, 2019

Tomiwa Ogunye is a senior and a finance major. He realized how his actions were affecting his life, and made the necessary changes to strive for success. This is his story. “In high school, I was the typical high school kid. I was really immature. I was very childish. I played basketball. That was my whole life...