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Coffee shops guide

Coffee shops guide

Raquel E. Alonzo September 1, 2017

Are you getting tired of the long lines at Starbucks? Looking for a change of scenery to study? Need a new place to take your boo? Here’s a list of coffee shops that are sure to become your new hangout...

bean bag chairs in the UC

Siesta time

Natalia Brookens September 1, 2017

There’s a common list of important aspects of college life: grades, a social life, coffee and (above all else) napping. Napping becomes important when all the late night study sessions start to add up...

Day trip fun

Day trip fun

Ethan Pham September 1, 2017

Free weekends: that’s what I like most about university life. But sometimes deciding what to do is hard. Here are some day-vacations to spend alone or with your friends. Spend the day like a...

College Survival Tips

College Survival Tips

Jessica Salinas September 1, 2017

So you’ve been admitted to college. You’ve suffered through orientation and have registered for classes. Regardless of your year and classification, college is a learning process. You will learn so...

Photos by Gaige Davila

Studying Abroad

Gaige Davila September 1, 2017

I studied abroad last spring in Italy via the “COLFA in Urbino” program. I returned to the States two months ago and picked up my on-campus job and position at The Paisano where I left them. I’m...

Her Magic

Her Magic

Isaac Serna September 1, 2017

Tucked in the bend of the living room couch, my darling slept. I brushed her baby hairs away from her forehead, paying special attention to her slumber. I didn’t cease watching her until the roll of...

Photo by: Samantha Ceballos

First Generation: Is there a clear definition?

Diana Amaya September 1, 2017

More than 11,000 students make up UTSA’s first-gen student population, but what exactly is a first-gen student? According to UTSA, first-gen students include anyone whose parent(s) or guardian(s) did...

With the Sklar Bros helping film an episode of their documentary series. Photos provided by Meena Thiruvengadam

Social media guru. Journalist. Story teller UTSA alumna

Samantha Ceballos September 1, 2017

From UTSA to arctic Canada, alumna has had a busy life post-graduation: gaining life experience, taking on new challenges, adventuring the world and having fun.  She has written for notable publications...

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Samantha Ceballos September 1, 2017

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Photo by: Oscar Moreno

San Antonio’s Unique Urban Identity: A Little Old & a Little New

Enrique Bonilla August 29, 2017

Music Vibes AMEA: A voice with passion and direction, self-sufficient and diverse. UTSA grad and sociologist, AMEA delivers a unique take on r&b, soul and hip-hop. The Oklahoma native recently wrapped...

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