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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

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

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...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines: ‘American Dirt’ is American trash

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

“American Dirt” is written by a white author who appropriates the undocumented immigrant’s struggle and portrays Mexican immigrants with racist stereotypes. “American Dirt” is hardly an attempt...

“Virginx” by Natalia Treviño and “American Suite” by Steven G. Kellman.

American sour

Alejandro Lopez November 14, 2018

Students, professors, colleagues, English fanatics and poetry lovers alike gathered at the San Antonio Library Foundation to celebrate UTSA Professor Steven G. Kellman, Ph.D., and UTSA alumna Natalia Treviño...

Photo courtesy of Chifladazine

Chifladas y Chingonas

Devin De Leon October 11, 2017

Local DIY zine outlet releases 3rd volume this Friday at La Botanica. Local magazine, Chifladazine, is celebrating the release of its latest volume this Friday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. at La Botanica off of...

Benjamin Shirani, The Paisano

Award-winning author reads his works aloud at UTSA

Ben Shirani February 8, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, the UTSA Creative Writing Series hosted Antonio Ruiz-Camacho in a small lecture room in the Business Building. There were about 24 guests, including the event organizer Dr. Kellman,...

Paisano staff reading recommendations

paisano.online1 December 15, 2016

  Do Cool Sh*t by Miki Agrawal Jade Cuevas - Magazine editor Miki Agrawal. At 37, this social entrepreneur has opened her own restaurant and established a sustainable underwear...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Jesus Nieves December 1, 2016

When I first heard the news that J.K Rowling was continuing the Harry Potter films I was very excited. The news left many to speculate whether these movies would be as good as the original stories and...

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UTSA professor writes ‘Slow Takes a Long Time’

Andrea Velgis April 5, 2016

Lesli Hicks wrote a story about her son, and it’s anything but ordinary. Hicks, a history professor at UTSA, adopted a baby boy with special needs from China in 2001. Her son, Dang Guole, was...

Back to Black

September 22, 2015

“We’re all beginners every time we look at another blank page,” said author Robin Black to a crowd of faculty, students and fans during her visit on the evening of Sept. 18 in the JPL. ...

San Antonio Book Fest is a page turner Third annual literary celebration fosters family fun

April 14, 2015

Anelia Gomez-Cordova, The Paisano The third annual San Antonio Book Festival took place at the Central Library and the Southwest School of Art in downtown San Antonio this past Saturday....

Get lost in ‘Paper Towns’

February 11, 2015

Robert Pistocchi/ The Paisano In his Edgar Award-winning novel “Paper Towns,” John Green gives his readers a darker side of teenage love. A dangerous game of a boy seeking answers...

It’s a watched world:  ‘The Circle’ presents futuristic social view

February 3, 2015

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano Dave Egger’s novel “The Circle” does not only make for a good weekend read but also leaves behind enough food for thought for the reader. The story...

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