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

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American Sign Language offers a unique education

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor November 30, 2021

American Sign Language (ASL) at UTSA is a student organization that offers students a place to go and become educated on ASL and become more in tune with students who are a part of the hard of hearing...

Students pleased with first in-person semester in almost two years

Students pleased with first in-person semester in almost two years

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor November 30, 2021

UTSA is set to wrap up its first in-person semester since the beginning of the pandemic. Overall, students were satisfied with the progression of the semester.  “So far my semester has been pretty...

Beto ORourke visits San Antonio one day after announcing gubernatorial candidacy

Beto O’Rourke visits San Antonio one day after announcing gubernatorial candidacy

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 30, 2021

Beto O’Rourke, former senate and presidential candidate, officially announced his candidacy for governor on Nov. 15. The next day, O’Rourke kicked off his campaign by visiting San Antonio, joining...

John Peace Library continues its Heart of the Campus project

John Peace Library continues its Heart of the Campus project

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 30, 2021

The “Heart of the Campus,” a project to renovate the third floor of the John Peace Library (JPL), is designed to create collaborative spaces where students can utilize library resources.  Dean Hendrix,...

Student Body President claims students are getting stronger in State of the Student Body Address

Student Body President claims students are getting stronger in State of the Student Body Address

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 30, 2021

Every semester, by requirement of the constitution of the UTSA Student Government Association (SGA), the president of SGA must give a State of the Student Body Address. On Nov. 18, Jose Escobedo, the current...

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WIL aims to empower and inform students

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts and Life Editor November 17, 2021

Women in Leadership (WIL) is a student organization that is centered around making a safe space for diverse women to come together, learn about important issues and go out to share their experiences with...

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Global Blackness and Afro-Latindad course to be offered in Spring 2022

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 16, 2021

UTSA will open a new course for the Spring 2022 semester, “Global Blackness and Afro-Latindad,” cross-listed in African American and Mexican American Studies in the Department of Race, Equality, Gender...

Residents explained the security at Chisholm is often lax considering the doors are left open multiple times throughout the day.

Students note safety shortcomings after burglaries at Chisholm Hall

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 16, 2021

UTSA Police responded to several reports of burglaries at the Chisholm Hall student housing complex on Nov. 15. Some residents speculate that the intruder was someone with a master key.  An email from...

The new VIA Link on-demand zone will mostly service UTSA students, who already benefit from free VIA services.

VIA expands on-demand service to Northwest side

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 16, 2021

On Nov. 12, VIA Metropolitan Transit celebrated the opening of its new VIA Link on-demand zone at the UTSA Main Campus. The Link zone services 14.4 square miles along Loop 1604 from Babcock Road to Culebra...

Proximity to campus benefits residents of Laurel Village and Alvarez Hall

Proximity to campus benefits residents of Laurel Village and Alvarez Hall

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor November 9, 2021

Laurel Village and Alvarez Hall are two of the five dormitory options offered to UTSA students who plan to live on campus.  Laurel Village offers students apartment style living spaces with either...

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Pre-Law Association builds a community for future lawyers in San Antonio

Fabiana Correa Falcone, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

Beyond LSAT study sessions and Socratic teaching methods, pre-law students are required to take on more tasks to prepare for their future degree. The Pre-Law Association, or PLA, serves as a place to gather...

The banquet table has provided a free meal for the past four years. Photo courtesy of Carmel Gabriel

The Banquet Table to offer free Thanksgiving meals for students

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 9, 2021

The Banquet Table, a non-profit student organization on campus, is centered on coffee and honoring local non-profits. The organization plans to host its free annual Thanksgiving dinner for UTSA students...

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