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

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Joseph Torres, Managing Editor March 4, 2020

Just outside the Alamo Heights city limits sign lies a coffee shop tucked between a Chipotle and an IHOP. While this might sound like a place for a busy, mainstream establishment, Berry to Bean remains...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines: ‘She Said’ by Jodi Kantor and Meghan Twohey

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

Jodi Kantor and Meghan Twohey broke the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault story on Oct. 5, 2017, causing the #MeToo movement to surge. The investigative duo published “She Said,” a timeline chronicle...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines: ‘Sister Outsider’ by Audre Lorde

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

Thirty-six years have come and gone since Audre Lorde, a self-proclaimed “black lesbian feminist warrior poet,” graced us with her prose in “Sister Outsider,” a 1984 collection of essays and speeches...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Toni Morrison began writing her debut novel, “The Bluest Eye,” 50 years ago, following her own advice: “If you find a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Between the Lines

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

Newly 76, Angela Davis has made a heroine of herself through her pioneering of black activism and years of continued activism for women’s rights, human rights and peace. Written and published in the...

Musician of the week: Underground artist makes history

Musician of the week: Underground artist makes history

Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator January 28, 2020

Songwriter Snoh Aalegra returned with her sophomore album, “Ugh, those feels again,” in August 2019, after debuting her first album, “FEELS,” in October 2017. A nominee for album of the year at...

Big Sis: Never Goodbye, Only See You Later.

Big Sis: Never Goodbye, Only See You Later.

Kimiya Factory November 20, 2019

The time has come. Every laugh, every deadline at The Paisano I’ve had for the past two years has come to a bittersweet end. I reflect on my time at UTSA; the sunny days and rainy days. There were moments...

Graphic by Reagan Baughman

Between the lines: Essays One by Lydia Davis

Paris Cantu November 20, 2019

The first of a two-part series, “Essays One” by Lydia Davis is a dense volume of 502 pages. She pays close attention to the minute details of literature, language and art. The pieces date back to the...

Between the Lines: Women on Women

Between the Lines: Women on Women

Paris Cantu November 13, 2019

Beginning in the Jazz Age, Vanity Fair set the groundwork for a publication that would reign over the world of entertainment for a century. Their latest venture in anthologies, “Women on Women,” is...

Big Sis Advice: Owe You One

Big Sis Advice: Owe You One

Kimiya Factory November 6, 2019

Fun fact: the game of debate and argumentation is the ex-girlfriend I just couldn’t break up with. Debate is that thing that I can’t shut up about on first dates and a discipline that challenges me...

Photo by Ethan Gullett

Between the lines: Catch and Kill Column

Paris Cantu November 6, 2019

“Catch and Kill” is a ruinous account of powerful men and the toxic system that has protected them and prolonged coverup culture for decades. During his two-year investigation involving more than 200...

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Kimiya Factory October 23, 2019

This part is tricky — the part of changing rape culture that means understanding that the people we trust can sometimes hurt us. In honor of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I want this...

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