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

UTSA responds to Omicron

UTSA responds to Omicron

Editorial Board January 18, 2022

As Omicron cases skyrocket, students are left wondering whether or not it is safe to return to campus for the new semester. Omicron has proven to be the most contagious COVID-19 variant that has circulated...

Better EARLY than never

Better EARLY than never

Editorial Board November 30, 2021

On Nov. 19, researchers from the UTSA College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Educational Psychology were awarded a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s...

Boundaries broken, lessons learned

Boundaries broken, lessons learned

Editorial Board November 16, 2021

On Nov. 15, several UTSA students reported burglaries at the Chisholm Hall housing complex. The UTSA Police Department responded immediately and senior leadership was notified immediately after the incidents...

Photo by Alex Hanks.

Thoughts and prayers aren’t enough

Editorial Board November 9, 2021

On the night of Friday, Nov. 5, enthusiastic fans of megastar Travis Scott gathered at Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas — each eager to hear him perform alongside artists like SZA, Don Toliver,...

Vote him out: Texas deserves better

Vote him out: Texas deserves better

Editorial Board November 2, 2021

On Wednesday, Oct. 27, an anti-abortion group not affiliated with UTSA set out an intrusive photo display of brutally aborted fetuses. The horribly graphic images forced people who have experienced abortions...

Make academia accessible again

Make academia accessible again

Editorial Board October 26, 2021

On Oct. 14, UTSA extended the parameters of its Bold Promise tuition-free program, allowing a larger collective of students from low and middle-income families to access higher education. Beginning in...

Hold abusers accountable

Hold abusers accountable

Editorial Board October 19, 2021

On Oct. 8, University of Delaware student Brandon Freyre was charged with assaulting a female student. According to authorities, Freyre assaulted her by using blunt objects, spraying her in the face with...

The Paisano staff and editors celebrate the end of the semester in 1992. File photo/The Paisano

Spread the news

Editorial Board October 12, 2021

San Antonio College’s 95-year-old student newspaper, The Ranger, announced in an article on Oct. 6 that it would be ceasing production in December. As we mourn the discontinuation of a beloved, nationally...

Metal straws wont save the world

Metal straws won’t save the world

Editorial Board October 5, 2021

On Sept. 29, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared 23 endangered species as extinct, and in doing so, removed them from the protection of the Endangered Species Act. Since the creation of the Endangered...

The missed and the missing

The missed and the missing

Editorial Board September 28, 2021

As many of us know, the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito — who was on a four-month cross-country road trip with her fiance Brian Laundrie — prompted a nationwide search rather quickly. The...

Stop tolerating, start celebrating

Stop tolerating, start celebrating

Editorial Board September 21, 2021

On Sept. 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month — a cultural celebration of the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to our country — officially began. Sept. 15 is rooted in symbolism, as it is...

UTSA students return to a new normal

UTSA students return to a new ‘normal’

Editorial Board September 14, 2021

After nearly two years of fully online modalities, President Eighmy announced that the student body would be returning to traditional in-person classes starting on Sept. 13. After constant observation...

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