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Dear AJ: #ChangeRapeCulture

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Alejandro Lopez

April 9, 2019

Hello readers! With the weeks winding down to graduation, it means my time writing Dear AJ at the Paisano is slowly coming to an end. With that being said, I am going to be focusing my last blogs on different topics. *Trigger Warning* before reading the rest of this post, I will be discussing a topic th...

Dear AJ: How to shoot your shot

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Alejandro Lopez

April 3, 2019

Hello everyone! It’s finally April and you know what that means? FIESTA. FIESTA. FIESTA. While the chicken on a stick, drinking, flower crown wearing and cumbia induced activities are fun to do, they may be better if you had a boo to enjoy them with. I am such a “love expert”, with my previ...

Humans of UTSA: Jude Jones

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Folasade Sabitu

April 1, 2019

This is Jude Jones. She is a junior and an English major. She overcame the obstacles life threw at her which turned her into the person that she is today. This is her story.   “I grew up a military/preacher's kid. I was born in Florida on MacDill Air Force base and [I was an] only child, always was, until not too long ago. ...

Dear AJ: Should I join a dating app

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Alejandro Lopez

March 27, 2019

Hello all! I hope everyone missed me and had a great Spring Break! With that being said, let’s get straight into it. Recently, a friend came to me asking if they should join Tinder and I thought this was the perfect topic to talk about, so let me just blog about it. Let’s face it, dating ...

Dear AJ: How can I love myself and my body?

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Alejandro Lopez

March 6, 2019

Hello loyal and fellow readers. I hope you are preparing for your week long vacation (Spring Break) or if you work, it’ll just be a normal week, sorry! With Spring Break comes: intoxicated college and sometimes high school students, partying on the beach (weather permitting) and plenty of people showing...

Dear AJ: Wrap your willy, A Discussion of STD’s and Healthy Relationships

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Alejandro Lopez

February 27, 2019

Hello readers! It seems like relationships have been a real hot topic to talk about, so, I’m going to continue for this post. Now, this week’s topic is going to be different and some people may feel uncomfortable talking about it, but I feel like this is a conversation that is needed. Sexual Tr...

Dear AJ: Can you be friends with your ex?

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Alejandro Lopez

February 19, 2019

Hello my fellow readers! As Valentine's Day came and went, I noticed on social media that a lot of people were bringing up old thoughts and feelings for their ex-boyfriends/girlfriends. Many expressed how lonely they were and missed the companionship they held with their significant other, specifically the...

Dear AJ: Don’t feel single on Valentine’s Day

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Alejandro Lopez

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day. A day dedicated to not only to St. Valentine, but to “romance.” This may be a wonderful day for loving individuals in relationships, but for those that don’t have a significant other, like me, it’s a huge reminder of just how single we are. Just a side-note before conti...

ADHD = All Diagnosed Have Dependence

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Sophia Alaniz

October 11, 2018

Some memories are more vivid than others. One haunting recollection from my childhood was when my fourth-grade teacher told my parents that she thought I had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). My teacher was right on the nose with her diagnosis. I have had ADHD since the age of seven. Sy...

A Guide to Food Trucks Near UTSA

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Garry Leday

September 20, 2018

You’d be surprised at all of the great food options you have less than five minutes away from campus. From gyros to wings, burgers to barbeque, and of course, mouthwatering street tacos. You can find just about anything you’re craving without having to travel too far at almost any hour of the the d...

Net Neutrality: what’s changed?

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Ben Shirani

February 7, 2018

On December 14, 2017, the Republican controlled Federal Communications Commission, voted to repeal a set of rules which ensured the unmanipulated flow of information over the Internet, known as Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality is a set of rules that prohibit internet service providers from three beh...

Review: A Consequence of Fire and Blood

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Cade Brashear

September 7, 2017

The penultimate season of the hit series “Game of Thrones” has just ended and was followed by swift praise and woe from many fans. What started out as a slow and methodical series has evolved into a heart-stopping thrill ride where actions speak much louder than words. This departure from Thrones’ ...