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Letter from Editor-in-Chief Rudy Sanchez

Letter from Editor-in-Chief Rudy Sanchez

Rudy Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2020

  Dear Reader, Since 1981, The Paisano has served the UTSA community with its independent reporting of campus events. Despite the current pandemic of COVID-19 and UTSA’s recent halting of...

Kae Roemershauser hosting conversation with Wendy Davis. The two spoke about setting an example for young women.

‘If we get knocked down, we get back up’: Wendy Davis on being a progressive woman in Texas Politics

Rudy Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2020

When Wendy Davis finally left the senate floor after trying to block a restrictive anti-abortion bill inside the Texas legislature in 2013, a concerned colleague handed the former state senator her first...

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...

A starry night on campus

A starry night on campus

Tali Duarte, Assistant Magazine Editor February 4, 2020

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and admired the bright stars? Well, you’re looking at the same stars that existed long ago. Those same stars are presumably dead, according to the different time...

Planting the seed of literacy

Planting the seed of literacy

Kasandra Parker, Marketing Manager February 4, 2020

Bursting with anticipation, children sat around Jon Lasser as he patiently pulled various items out of his basket. “Is this a seed?” He would ask as he pulled out objects such as pinto beans, eggs,...

Los Arboles Que Vieron Todo,” by Daniela Cavazos Madrigal

Review: Changing Social Discourses

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2020

On display from Jan. 22- Feb. 21, UTSA’s Main Art Gallery’s latest exhibition “Changing Social Discourses” is an arresting collection of personal, artistic narratives curated by UTSA faculty...

Plant-lovers enjoy the tree adoption with friends and loved ones. The
event took place on Jan. 25, 2020.

Planting seeds within our community

Jake Striebeck, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

The Historic Pearl blossomed with life for the 2020 Jammin’ Jams Fruit & Nut Tree Adoption on Saturday, Jan. 25. This event was hosted by the City of San Antonio Parks & Recreation, the San...

Photo courtesy of Texas Public Radio

TPR hosts ACES seminar

Sofia Garcia November 20, 2019

Hosted by Texas Public Radio, the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) seminar was “San Antonio’s approach to becoming more trauma-informed.” Colleen M. Bridger, MPH and PhD, explained that ACEs...

Moon welcomes Luminaria goers. Photo by Sofia Garcia

Beauty in the light

Maha Qadri and Sofia Garcia November 13, 2019

In the midst of light shows, art exhibits and spectators, a dancer and a violinist put on a performance that set the tone for the Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival. Under an archway decorated with...

The festival featured two stages with performances occuring at alternating times.Photo Courtesy of Kirby Gladstein

We’re all in this together: 2nd annual Astroworld Festival full of success

Alex Hanks November 13, 2019

Former UTSA student Travis Scott returned to NRG Park on Nov. 9, for the sequel to his revolutionary music festival, Astroworld. Named after his Grammy-winning album, “Astroworld,” the festival...

Graphic by Max Aguirre

Fact or Fiction: Exploring The World’s Most Popular Mythical Creatures

Kasandra Parker November 6, 2019

For years, The Witte Museum has hosted some of the most fascinating and educational exhibits San Antonio has ever seen. Their recent exhibit, “Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids,” strays...

Photo by Sofia Garcia

Finding your way through Autumn: Corn Maze becomes staple in Fall celebration

Sofia Garcia November 6, 2019

San Antonio’s only corn maze has been open since Oct. 5, and it has already brought in a plethora of curious adventure seekers. Packed with vendors, a petting zoo and three different kinds of trails,...

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