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COLFA dean candidate open forums begin

Dr. Anthony Lemieux presented at an open 
forum. Dr. Lemieux is vying to become the new dean for COLFA.

Xavier Richardson, Staff Writier

January 28, 2020

Open forums, which are opportunities for the UTSA community to ask questions to the candidates for dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts (COLFA), began Jan. 22. Dr. Anthony Lemieux, professor of global studies and communication at Georgia State University, was the first to present what his v...

Artist of UTSA: A conversation with SA creative Emmanuelle Maher

Photo Courtesy of 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...

Pollution couture

Photo Courteousy of Creative Commons

Robin Molina

November 1, 2017

Fashion is the world’s second largest pollutant. Practically every step in the production process, from cotton farming to laundering leaves a carbon footprint on the environment. There is no denying the allure of a new pair of jeans or shoes. The option to reinvent and reclaim ourselves through our s...

Lynn Hickey steps down as athletic director

Lynn Hickey, who stepped down from her position as UTSA athletic director on Sept. 7, sits at a UTSA football press conference. File Photo, The Paisano

Samuel De Leon

September 20, 2017

UTSA Athletics Director Lynn Hickey officially retired from her position on Sept. 7. Hickey’s announcement cited “personal reasons”; her retirement was effective the same day as the announcement. Hickey began her coaching career in Women’s Basketball as head coach of the Kansas State Wildcats in...

Spring break scam

Spring break scam

Danielle Throneberry

February 23, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! Students are making plans for Spring Break and that means booking the perfect place to stay, but only if it exists! According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB) vacationers should be aware of a common scam involving fabricated Airbnb-style rental listings. Scammers are n...

Mizzou Student Athletes Vow to Boycott Games, Oust President

November 18, 2015

Photo Courtesy of the NAACP chapter at UTSA The 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. exacerbated racial tensions in the state and thrust the nearby University of Missouri (Mizzou) into the national spotlight. Recently, the institution has been surrounded by s...

UTSA Hopes to Phase Out CAP Program by 2017

November 11, 2015

Andrea Velgis, The Paisano The Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) allows students who were not immediately admitted into UT Austin to complete their freshman year at another UT school, then transfer to the flagship Austin campus their second year. CAP students must meet a minimum 3.2 GPA...

Black Lives Matter at UTSA

November 4, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano The media ran images and clips of enraged and grieving in Ferguson Missouri following the acquittal of police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Although the violent episode involving the officer and the young man was itself a singular fl...

Refugees emigrate from Syria to San Antonio

October 27, 2015

Alexandre Rotenberg, shuttershock.com After pictures of 2-year-old boy Aylan Kurdi’s body washed up on a Turkish shore went viral, the Syrian Refugee Crisis finally reached a tipping point and gained international attention. Escalating violence in Iraq and Afghanistan accounts ...

A rowdy gun-free rally

October 21, 2015

Fabian DeSoto, The Paisano Last Thursday, students and faculty chanted, “Gun free UTSA” near the rowdy statue at a peaceful protest over the newly instituted campus carry law. The group, led by Dr. Walter Wilson, an associate professor in the department of political science and geogra...

Faculty aims for gun-free campus

October 13, 2015

Annette Barraza, Paisano Three UTSA professors have organized a peaceful demonstration for a Gun Free UT and a Gun Free UTSA. The demonstration is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 15, 1:30-4:30 p.m. on UTSA’s Main Campus near the Rowdy statue. The demonstration was planned ...

Hypothesis: There is sexism in STEM

October 9, 2015

Fabian DeSoto, Paisano At UTSA in 2014, female students represented 17.4 percent of the 3,089 students enrolled in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. While the ratio of male to female students can be influenced by a number of factors, such as student interes...