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

The taco: A handheld history

The taco: A handheld history

Adriene Goodwin October 4, 2016

You can’t have a taco without a tortilla. The tortilla holds everything together, and is the structural indicator of a taco. One could argue that the tortilla is the actual essence of a taco. The two...

“Taco trucks on every corner” (an analysis)

“Taco trucks on every corner” (an analysis)

Dylan Verdi October 4, 2016

A world with a  taco truck on every corner is quite possibly the most beautiful world I could ever dream of. If I were in a beauty pageant and the judges asked, “What do you want to do to make the world...

“No Hablo Español” — Identifying cultural roots based on substance rather than language

“No Hablo Español” — Identifying cultural roots based on substance rather than language

paisano.online1 and Jessica Jimenez October 4, 2016

“Hola!” “Hola! I’m sorry. No hablo español.” “Oh, sorry…I just assumed. Aren’t you Latina?” --- This exchange happens often, yet it never gets easier. Not speaking Spanish...

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

Ashlee Morales October 4, 2016

In case you were living under a rock (or outside of Texas) in 2016, you’re aware that San Antonio and Austin, TX became involved in an epic taco war. It all began in mid-February, with the publication...

Tacos as a dietary staple

Tacos as a dietary staple

Raquel E. Alonzo October 4, 2016

Texans can attest to one simple fact: tacos are the bomb. While an everyday norm for Texans, people from other states may be shocked to see San Antonians stuff their faces withpotato & egg breakfast...

1 Creative Process

1 Creative Process

paisano.online1 October 4, 2016

I was working on a research project on discovering properties of a process in computing systems when, after a week of hard work, I met with my advisor. “You are not being creative enough!” he exclaimed,...

Venturously Vegan

Venturously Vegan

paisano.online1 October 4, 2016

Eating your veggies has never been so popular. Over the past few years, vegan and vegetarian diets have become increasingly common, beginning the question why, exactly, has eating plant-based and cutting...

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