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Going with the Dough: A UTSA student’s most edible creation

September 29, 2013

Photo Credit: Vincente Cardenas While most students stress over midterms and exams, Taylor Becken ponders the most existential question of all — What makes a French croissant a French croissant? “We actually spent three months developing a croissant recipe, just research...

Spending a Day in Art

May 7, 2013

Photos courtesy of Will Tallent / The Paisano San Antonio is a city rich with art museums, galleries and exhibits all displaying the art of the city’s most talented artists. Many San Antonians walk and drive past public installations that are completely free to the public. Patron...

Closet Essentials for Women

May 7, 2013

When you get dressed in the morning, remember the sky is the limit to your wardrobe choices, but the key to a great outfit is fit. Make sure that whatever you choose to wear, for whatever occasion, fits you well and is tailored to your body — not a trend. Things to remember: Don’...

Closet Essentials for Men

May 7, 2013

We can’t all look like movie stars, but it’s not that hard to dress like one. Finding clothes that fit well and finding a style that suits you well are the first steps towards feeling like a million bucks, even when your bank account says otherwise. Things to remember: Buying clothes that fit well is the ...

Fun in SA

May 7, 2013

Courtesy of Will Tallent / The Paisano San Antonio with over 400 square miles is a huge city filled with many things to do and many places to explore. Whether you’re looking for free fun or have a little money to spare, you’re bound to find something intriguing. While the Ala...

Nerd Alert

May 7, 2013

Photo Courtesy of Will Tallent/The Paisano Photo Credt: Will Tallent/The Paisano San Antonio native Crissy Baker, 27 definitely treasures her status as a self-proclaimed nerd, sitting across the dining room table in a Pac Man dress she created from a bit of old bed sheet fabr...

Painting Under the Influence

May 7, 2013

Courtesy of Jenelle Duff / The Paisano A vintage bicycle parked in front of a red colored structure—an old building or a barn perhaps? The ground beneath it, littered with brown-yellow grass, hints the fall season was in full effect. Positioned directly to the right of the bicycle is...

Selfless Smiles – Alexis Harris: CoverGirl with a Cause

May 7, 2013

Courtesy of Katy Schmader / The Paisano Alexis Harris sat in the studio audience fidgeting with joy and excitement, completely unaware of her rigged visit to The Ellen Show. She had no idea that Ellen DeGeneres’ staff had worked in secret to get her there. Under the impression...

In Love with Local Coffee

May 7, 2013

Courtesy of Amanda Dansby / The Paisano Local Coffee is a relatively new small business in San Antonio. With two locations, one in Stone Oak, which opened about three and a half years ago, and the other in Alamo Heights that has been open for roughly 11 years, the small bus...

Last Call: Brazilian Chicken Wings with Rice

May 7, 2013

Courtesy of Carina Lukasch / The Paisano Photos courtesy of Carina Lukasch / The Paisano Chicken: 2 1/2 pounds of chicken wings 1-2 tomatoes 2 red bell peppers 1 green bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper 1-2 jalapeños 1/2 large onion 2 cups water Rice: 2 cups of whit...