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

Student life drastically different before and after pandemic

Student life drastically different before and after pandemic

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 2, 2021

It has been almost a year since UTSA closed its campuses and moved all learning online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as facilities reopened in the fall, the course structure, protocols, and precautions...

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Due to COVID concerns, Volleyball cancels matches at Tulane

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA Athletics Department announced today that the volleyball program would be cancelling its planned matches on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 against Tulane University due to COVID-19 concerns within the program....

The NFL is ignoring their growing coronavirus problem

The NFL is ignoring their growing coronavirus problem

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor October 9, 2020

It took four weeks, but the National Football League has finally experienced its first major outbreak of COVID-19. As of Thursday morning, 23 members of the Tennessee Titans, consisting of both players...

A sign in the Student Union encourages wearing face masks on campus. Dean of Students LT Robinson said violations of safety violations will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

Dean of students LT Robinson emphasizes education over punishment when it comes to COVID safety guideline violations

Breahna Luera, News Editor October 2, 2020

In a recent interview with The Paisano, Dean of Students LT Robinson did not lay out a clear path of punishment for students who do not follow the safety guidelines for gatherings provided by the Public...

The mostly-empty Sombrilla sits in the center of Main Campus. UTSA has recently decided to transition classes online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Keep track of coronavirus updates from UTSA administration members

Josh Peck and Breahna Luera April 8, 2020

For the most up-to-date information, visit UTSA’s coronavirus information page. April 8 Update from UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy On April 8, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent an email to students...

University Oaks, Chisholm Hall release students from Spring 2020 leases

University Oaks, Chisholm Hall release students from Spring 2020 leases

Josh Peck, News Editor April 3, 2020

Effective April 1, Chisholm Hall and University Oaks will be releasing students from the remainder of their rent payments after an agreement was made between UTSA and the private company that operates...

UTSA adopts optional credit/no credit grading system for Spring 2020 semester

UTSA adopts optional credit/no credit grading system for Spring 2020 semester

Breahna Luera, News Editor April 3, 2020

On March 31, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kimberly Andrews Espy sent an email to UTSA students announcing that the university is adopting a temporary Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) option...

UTSA faculty member, student both test positive for COVID-19

UTSA faculty member, student both test positive for COVID-19

Josh Peck, News Editor March 28, 2020

According to a statement from UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy, a student and faculty member have tested positive for COVID-19 after their separate international travels. They became symptomatic after...

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the universitys response to the coronavirus pandemic

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

Breahna Luera, News Editor March 18, 2020

On March 17, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent students an email with an update on COVID-19’s effects on the UTSA community. The email stated that virtual instruction will last through the end of the...

UTSA extends spring break and moves classes online due to coronavirus pandemic

UTSA extends spring break and moves classes online due to coronavirus pandemic

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck March 12, 2020

On March 11, President Taylor Eighmy announced to the UTSA community via email that the university will extend spring break through the week of March 16. As a result, the university will move classes online...

Gondola rides through Venice, Italy. UTSA recently decided to recall all students, faculty and staff from Italy
study abroad programs.

UTSA cuts Italy study abroad short over coronavirus

Josh Peck, News Editor March 4, 2020

UTSA is recalling all 70 students, faculty and staff from study abroad programs in Italy, according to an email to students from President Dr. Taylor Eighmy on March 2. In another email sent to students...

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