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

Overturning fundamental SCOTUS rulings and what this means for the future

Overturning fundamental SCOTUS rulings and what this means for the future

Riley Carroll and Aisla McKay July 6, 2022

When we initially began writing this co-op piece, the majority draft leak intending to overturn the landmark civil rights case Roe v. Wade had just been released. Now that the decision has continued, Roe...

Working for the knife

Working for the knife

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

On May 24, 2022, at about 11:15 a.m., I was sitting in a courtroom with about 50 other people, being lectured by a county judge on the privilege of being able to participate in our government to delegate...

This is not fashion — this is disordered eating

This is not fashion — this is disordered eating

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Trigger warning: Mention of disordered eating The Met Gala — a spring staple, an event for absurdly affluent members of society to parade around in designer clothes and remind the world that they...

Tesla titan: savior or controlling narcissist?

Tesla titan: savior or controlling narcissist?

Alex Fotschky, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Elon Musk — entrepreneur, inventor and genius, his contribution has changed the landscape of the technological world numerous times. He is one of the richest men in the world yet he has made questionable...

Cover up or suck it up

Cover up or suck it up

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Trigger warning: Mention of sexual predators & sexual assault. Cover your shoulders. Don’t show your chest. Leave something for the imagination. For as long as I can remember, there have been...

Foster care: How much caring is actually happening?

Foster care: How much caring is actually happening?

Chloe Williams, Assistant Web Editor April 26, 2022

On any given day there are 424,000 children in foster care in the United States. With so many lives in the care of the state, why are these children's well-being not a bigger priority? The foster care...

Great Springs Project: Will ambition surpass necessity?

Great Springs Project: Will ambition surpass necessity?

Mason Hickok, Web Editor April 26, 2022

In a city that prides itself on nearly 140 miles of walking trails, San Antonio is soon to be wrapped up in an ambitious concept: a continuous 100-mile trail from the headwaters of the San Antonio River...

Shopping on Amazon: at what cost?

Shopping on Amazon: at what cost?

Madison Peters, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Consumers love Amazon for various reasons, including fast shipping, vast product selection and reasonable prices. It may not be shocking that more than 197 million people shop on Amazon each month. Since...

The age of misinformation

The age of misinformation

Jessica McLaren, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

You would think that with the modern media’s remarkable ability to spread information and multimedia like wildfire, society would be more informed. Right?  While this may be true in some ways, access...

Is it okay to lose friends over politics?

Is it okay to lose friends over politics?

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2022

Major historical events not only profoundly impact our society, but they also have a habit of exposing the political beliefs of the people around us. Whether it is COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter movement,...

Worker unionization at UTSA

Worker unionization at UTSA

Anonymous April 25, 2022

A specter is haunting the administration of UTSA: the specter of a Student Workers Union. With each passing day, the necessity for unionization is becoming more clear and present in the minds of students...

Misogyny in Medicine

Misogyny in Medicine

Alex Fotschky, Contributing Writer April 19, 2022

Gender bias has long affected the medical field. As a result, women's concerns are downplayed or completely disregarded, with misdiagnosis being a frequent occurrence. Inclusivity and diversity in the...

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