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

“We Should Hang Out Sometime”-Josh Sundquist

March 23, 2015

“We Should Hang Out Sometime” is a memoir written by Josh Sundquist: published author, motivational speaker, Paralympic athlete, cancer survivor and YouTube vlogger with over 200,000 subscribers....

Looking For A Little Something Different?

February 23, 2015

Emily Varvel/ The Paisano “A Little Something Different” is a love story written by Sandy Hall and is told from fourteen different viewpoints. However, what makes this book “different”...

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

February 2, 2015

“Throne of Glass” is the kickass starter of what promises to be an amazing fantasy series. If you enjoy concepts such as magic, kings, conquest and prophecy, then you gotta add “Throne of Glass”...

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1” Book to Movie Review

December 10, 2014

If you have yet to hear about “The Hunger Games” series, then I don’t know where you’ve been for the past six years. I am going to talk about how well I think the recent movie portrayed the...

“Afterworlds” by Scott Westerfeld

December 1, 2014

The best phrase that describes this “book is buy one, get one free.” Scott Westerfled’s “Afterworlds” follows a fictional young author named Darcy whose young adult book is published. The...

Dying to Know More About Mara Dyer?

November 17, 2014

The Mara Dyer Trilogy is a series by Michelle Hodkin that will have your brain spinning for days. The third and final book just came out this November, so you can easily binge-read the series! The...

“Graceling” by Kristen Cashore: A Companion Trilogy

November 10, 2014

Are you a fantasy fanatic looking for a new book series? “Graceling” by Kristen Cashore explores a Tolkien-like world filled with unforgettable characters and an unbelievable plot. “Graceling”...

The Darkest Minds Never Fade In the Afterlight

November 3, 2014

This week, I will be reviewing “The Darkest Minds” trilogy by Alexandra Bracken. Bracken’s world will have you hooked and leave you wondering if the fictional future presented in this book could...

Spooky Boooo-ks!

October 27, 2014

Halloween is right around the corner and what better way to channel the spirit of Halloween than by reading some supernatural books? Vampires, werewolves and ghosts, oh my! First off, I want to introduce...

Let’s Do The Time Warp!

October 13, 2014

This week is all about books within the realm of time travel! Most time travel books fall under the Sci-fi genre and can be immensely entertaining. There are the classics, like “The Time Machine,”...

What Does “Contemporary” Mean Anyway?

October 6, 2014

If you have visited a local book store, you have probably seen an aisle or section dedicated to contemporary books. “What are these and why are they grouped together?”: I used to ask myself this...

They Are Among Us

September 25, 2014

Emily Varvel/ The Paisano This week is all about aliens! Yes, you read that right, aliens. I used to avoid the entire “space” genre as if it were the plague. People would tell...

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