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

Graphic by Max Aguirre

D1 Training’s close bonds help pull them through trying times

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 6, 2020

In February of 2020, D1 Training, a growing brand that prides itself on bringing a Division-1 training experience to the public among many other things, opened their San Antonio location. A month later,...

Generations of San Antonio citizens are honored at the DreamWeek exhibit.

Becoming San Antonio

Alfonzo Mendoza January 23, 2019

San Antonio proudly hosts one of the most diverse week-long summits that aims to create a dialogue between different cultures and communities — DreamWeek. Many of the events include interactive art exhibits...

Crowd at the Lonesome Rose

The Lonesome Rose

Kirkland Luther November 30, 2018

On Nov. 16, 2016, an electrical fire burned down the beloved San Antonio bar and nightclub The Phantom Room. The building was considered a total loss and despite reopening a year later, the owners decided...


11th annual Luminaria Arts Festival: a preview of the beloved San Antonio event

Rudy Sanchez November 7, 2018

In 2008, a city initiative rolled out that created a nocturnal, multigenre arts festival to illuminate downtown San Antonio. Today, the Luminaria Arts Festival is a non-profit organization committed to...

“Momento No. 24” painting by Andrea Reyes

Moments of amusement, engagement and motivation

Kirkland Luther October 10, 2018

UTSA alumna Andrea Reyes focuses on being present in the moment Memento, derived from the Latin word meminisse,meaning “to remember,” is typically recognized in “memento mori” which translates...

Country artist playing guitar

Flying through NASA country

Kirkland Luther September 12, 2018

A night with local country artist Garrett T. Capps. The sun sets on the river outside of Ocho as people find their places among the chipped turquoise patio furniture. At the end of the alley, and on a...

Mírame formed from a group of students that are part of UTSA musicians of business.
Photo courtesy of Mírame

Mírame, a look at the UTSA student-run band bringing their style to the local scene

Kimiya Factory June 9, 2018

The music scene at UTSA was booming all spring semester. After the successful UTSA Underground music festival that featured local artists by and for the students, word of a particular band, Mírame, caught...

Viva Fiesta!

Viva Fiesta!

Andy Borunda April 24, 2018

A guide to one of SA's oldest traditions   San Antonio’s annual spring festival has had an incredible transformation throughout its 127-year history. The city-wide celebration now known as Fiesta...

Despedida de verano: recommendations for summer 2018

Despedida de verano: recommendations for summer 2018

Enrique Bonilla April 24, 2018

As the stress of deadlines and exams come to an end, summer’s sunny skies lie a few short weeks away. For many, this break is the first sight of the unfamiliar concept of “free time” in a few months. After...

Sonidas de el sur: San Antonios spring music lineup

Sonidas de el sur: San Antonio’s spring music lineup

Enrique Bonilla April 17, 2018

It’s no surprise that hidden within the hill country of the I-35 corridor you will find an abundance of music culture, particularly in San Antonio. Home of Music Biz Day, Mala Luna, Maverick Music Festival...

Courtesy of Oscar Moreno

Listen local

Katrina Clements April 4, 2018

Staff picks of UTSA Underground acts. Andria Rose & The Youth In 2017 frontwoman Andria Rose played as a solo artist and since has “fallen in love with the environment and intimacy,” so...

AMEA, a UTSA graduate, performs at San Antonio Sound Garden’s official launch party. Photo courtesy of Oscar Moreno

Ciudad, a crecer: Sonido en la ciudad

Enrique Bonilla March 27, 2018

San Antonio music scene: where are we and where are we heading? As the asphalt and steel are spreading through the mission city, so too is the culture of music in San Antonio shifting and warping....

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