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The SpongeBob Musical is politically charged

The SpongeBob Musical is politically charged

Christina Troy, Copy Editing Coordinator

February 11, 2020

Tony-winning production “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical” made its way to the Majestic Theatre, Jan. 24-26, for nostalgia-seeking 90s kids and begrudging parents alike. Both groups left with more life lessons, political commentary and uncomfortable romance than they could’ve expected. By...

K-poppin in the club

K-poppin in the club

Maha Qadri, Magazine Editor

February 4, 2020

K-pop Nite at the Brick Blue Star Arts Complex was electric and infectious, as “BBoom BBoom” by Momoland blasted through the speakers. Upon entering the club, the patrons found a stage where K-pop music videos were being projected. Popular YouTuber John Norman was the DJ for the event. As the so...

Reteaching history: The civil rights and social justice experience

Reteaching history: The civil rights and social justice experience

Kennedi Smith, Contributing Writer

January 21, 2020

The Civil Rights and Social Justice Experience was a trip I will never forget. Its goal was to immerse a diverse group of almost 50 UTSA students in the history of the civil rights movement through an array of monuments, museums and other historical markers. The trip is open to every student at UTS...

Artist of UTSA: A conversation with SA creative Emmanuelle Maher

Artist of UTSA: A conversation with SA creative Emmanuelle Maher

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor

January 21, 2020

Emmanuelle Msenior information systems major with acreated visuals for each section of The Paisano. They use art for a creative outlet, activism ation in the works of science fiction writers Katsuhiro Otomo and Octavia E. Butler, Maher relates to the vulnerability of the main character in Butler...

Transgender Rights in Pakistan

Transgender Rights in Pakistan

Maha Qadri

November 13, 2019

Dr. Tahir Naqvi, an associate professor of anthropology at Trinity University, hosted the “Legal and Political Terrain of Transgender Rights in Contemporary Pakistan” talk on Nov. 8, at UTSA. Naqvi discussed information he collected over a one-month trip to Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi and Lahore....

First Friday

First Friday

Sofia Garcia

September 11, 2019

Whether you are an arts and music lover, or you simply enjoy the nightlife of San Antonio, First Friday is an escapade specially crafted for you. What began in 1994 as a walkthrough of local art galleries has progressed into a collection of restaurants with diverse menus, up and coming artists and ...