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

How Do You Relax?

January 21, 2015

I do enjoy a bit of fun here and there. I find it quite relaxing in the face of all my work and stress. Surprising to some, my fun has mostly come through enjoying a light nap in a sunny field. Just...

Creative Writing: Coffeehouse Nebula

December 9, 2014

Here’s a story of a few friends coming together in a project of love, friendship and a free-for-all brawl. Indeed, a wonderful tale. Now, we start our tale with two of my friends and me— students...

Creative Writing: Juxtaposition

December 2, 2014

There are three cement rectangles Completely solid and three inches thick One Blue, One Black and One Blank The three walls connect together and form an open square But there is a fourth...

Waiting For Her

April 8, 2014

As I cling to a branch I watch as all of my brothers and sisters are suspended with me. Dawn approaches, the dewy droplets drip down my side while the light breeze sneezed. Paradise...

A la Primavera (To Spring)

February 25, 2014

A la Primavera (To Spring) Dear small birds, all of you perched Singing wildly free Your unfettered songs unrehearsed. Thank you for bringing lovely things to me! You see...winter got up and finally...


February 4, 2014

"Just hop in Lolita, and tell Sam the Man all your problems," Sam said, leaning out of his car window and unleashing a toothy smile. Sam and Whit have been best friends since Sam threw a live frog...

Afternoon Mornings

January 28, 2014

Light taps, impatiently on the windowsill an unwelcome guest for bedroom activities Afternoon digestions avoid Recycled conversations Of weather and whether While silence breathes heavy Over Technicolor...

As I Stand on the Shoulders of Lost Hopes

January 21, 2014

As I stand on the shoulders of lost hopes, I can see the dusk-colored peep hole In the horizon line of my sight. I hear deafening words and they start to mumble; I reach for the light but...

The Cycle Repeats

September 10, 2013

The glow of the plastic girl is blurry, as she wants to be metallic. She lives as a princess leah; dodging every shot from the laser guns. But she’s sadly mistaken. She dreams of talking...

A Fable: The Ant, the Bee, the Firefly, and the Worm

September 3, 2013

One day, the lowly worm invited his friends to eat with him. Among his friends were an ant, a bee, and a firefly. After their meal, there began a discussion of who was the most important based...

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