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

Working for the knife

Working for the knife

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

On May 24, 2022, at about 11:15 a.m., I was sitting in a courtroom with about 50 other people, being lectured by a county judge on the privilege of being able to participate in our government to delegate...

Uvalde school shooting claims lives of 21 individuals including 19 children and 2 adults

Uvalde school shooting claims lives of 21 individuals including 19 children and 2 adults

Gauri Raje, News Editor June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, 21 individuals, including 19 students and two teachers, were fatally shot after an 18-year-old armed with an assault rifle opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.  The...

UTSA hosts book signing for military sexual assault trauma novel Courageous Conversations

UTSA hosts book signing for military sexual assault trauma novel ‘Courageous Conversations’

Angie Santos, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

Trigger warning: Mentions of rape and sexual assault On Thursday, April 28, UTSA Veteran and Military Affairs hosted Colonel Lisa Carrington Firmin and contributing author Sandra Morissette’s “Courageous...

This is not fashion — this is disordered eating

This is not fashion — this is disordered eating

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Trigger warning: Mention of disordered eating The Met Gala — a spring staple, an event for absurdly affluent members of society to parade around in designer clothes and remind the world that they...

Spring 2022 Distinguished Public Lecture - Dr. Eric Olson and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing

Spring 2022 Distinguished Public Lecture – Dr. Eric Olson and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

On Monday, April 25, UTSA’s Neurosciences Institute & Brain Health Consortium presented the Spring 2022 Distinguished Public Lecture. Eric Olson, Ph.D., the professor and chair of the UT Southwestern...

Symphony members protest outside the home of Symphony Society Chair Kathleen Weir Vale. Photo courtesy of Diane Abdo

UTSA faculty member and primary symphony violist Allyson Dawkins opens up about symphony’s mismanagement

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor April 26, 2022

On Sept. 27, 2021, the San Antonio Symphony began its months-long strike after contract negotiations between the Symphony Society of San Antonio and the American Federation of Musicians reached a deadlock. Allyson...

UTSA’s School of Data Science to open in Spring 2023

UTSA’s School of Data Science to open in Spring 2023

Alex Fotschky, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

UTSA’s School of Data Science is slated to start operations in Spring 2023. David Mongeau, founding director of the School of Data Science, provided answers to questions about this development located...

Wellbeing Services at UTSA helping to make a difference for students

Wellbeing Services at UTSA helping to make a difference for students

Isabella McGovern, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

The priority for services regarding mental health for college students has grown since the pandemic. According to a 2021 Healthy Minds Network Study, rates of college students experiencing anxiety and...

UTSA to launch new Ph.D. program in molecular microbiology and immunology

UTSA to launch new Ph.D. program in molecular microbiology and immunology

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 26, 2022

UTSA’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) will launch a new Ph.D. program in molecular microbiology and immunology beginning this fall.  Janakiram Seshu, professor of bacterial...

Photo courtesy of the UTSA Student Government Association

Former SGA President reflects on his service and discusses hopes for the future

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator April 26, 2022

As graduation season approaches, the heads of several student organizations are bidding farewell to the communities they have called home for the past few years. This includes Jose Escobedo, the former...

Photo courtesy of Karen Williams

Cat feeders on campus vandalized; UTSAPD investigation ongoing

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

As previously featured, the UTSA Cat Coalition works hard to care for the stray cats wandering around campus. But to many people’s dismay, a feeder set out near Chaparral Village has recently been destroyed...

UTSA film studies program debuts showcasing rising student filmmakers

UTSA film studies program debuts showcasing rising student filmmakers

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor April 26, 2022

The UTSA film studies program makes its public debut this week with a star-studded student film festival. After the inclusion of brand-new, film-focused courses, a semester’s worth of student films will...

Load More Stories