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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...

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity
Lloyd Doggett November 13, 2019

As midterms close out and finals approach, paying for college and avoiding student debt loom larger for many Roadrunners than even the most challenging coursework. Fortunately, some federal student financial...

Getting involved in your local democracy

Getting involved in your local democracy
October 16, 2019

Hey Roadrunners! Councilman Manny Peláez here, your District 8 representative. I am constantly in awe with the work being done by students at UTSA and universities across San Antonio. I can say with...

A letter from SGA’s judicial branch

A letter from SGA's judicial branch
October 2, 2019

The judicial branch is committed to ensuring the success of elections and to maximize the level of student engagement. The sitting justices, while novice, recognize the weight of our duty and responsibility...

In defense of UTSA football

In defense of UTSA football
Lacee Barnes October 2, 2019

I am a current 3rd year female student-athlete at UTSA. After reading various articles from The Paisano based on athletics at UTSA, I am displeased with the representation of athletes by The Paisano newspaper....

Getting involved is democratic

Getting involved is democratic
Melisa Sanchez October 2, 2019

I am writing to you today about an opinion piece titled “Where do you fit in our democracy?” I agree with the majority of what is presented in the piece. There are some conversations that are educational...

The culture behind West Point’s alma mater

The culture behind West Point's alma mater
Dr. Scott Kruse September 17, 2019

It is difficult for me to communicate the depth of the faux pas from Saturday’s post-game event. It transcends courtesy and ventures into cultural violation. I wrote this in recognition of the cultural...

Letter to the editor: NO PARKING zones at the main campus

Letter to the editor: NO PARKING zones at the main campus
paisano.online1 February 26, 2019

Hello, I have been working in the Main Building at main campus since 2007. In the years since I was hired, I have noticed a dangerous trend of drivers parked in the fire lane and NO PARKING zones around...

Letter to the Editor: Tolerating the intolerant

Protest at a university
Eddie Cruz November 1, 2018

Free speech is an important right on college campuses in America. It’s also the conservatives’ last resort when someone disagrees with them because there are no grounds for their argument. On Oct....

Letter to the editor: Alternative Grading System

Letter to the editor: Alternative Grading System
Alex Sexton April 10, 2018

I am the primary author of both GA 111 and GA 112. I am writing to inform you that some of the assertions present in your article, “Faculty Senate Votes to Discuss Alternative Grading System,” are...

Get involved: a message from UTSA Student Government Association President Andrew Hubbard

Get involved: a message from UTSA Student Government Association President Andrew Hubbard
Andrew Hubbard August 16, 2016

Welcome to UTSA! My name is Andrew Hubbard and I have the honor to serve as your Student President. Whether you are here for the first time as a freshman or transfer student, or you’re returning a little...

Find your voice at UTSA: a message from Rep. Doggett

Lloyd Doggett August 16, 2016

  Whether it is your first semester or last, I applaud your decision to become a Roadrunner.  As you return to campus for Roadrunner Days and classes, I know your campus is full of active, engaged students,...

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