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

Mental health information and resources

Mental health information and resources

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer May 27, 2024

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Over 60% of college students met the criteria for at least one mental health problem — an increase of almost 50% in ten years. Several efforts to increase awareness...

Heightened responses manifest at Palestine Protest

Heightened responses manifest at Palestine Protest

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

On the afternoon of April 24, a united front of several student and off-campus organizations in support of Palestine gathered in the Sombrilla. Among the crowd were members of Students for Justice...

SGA releases Spring 2024 election results

SGA releases Spring 2024 election results

Jasmine Williams, Contributor April 23, 2024

The Student Government Association (SGA) held an election for their executive positions between Feb. 22 and March 4. The results were posted to their Instagram on April 18. In total, 645 students voted...

Spurs confirm talks of Hemisfair relocation

Spurs confirm talks of Hemisfair relocation

Jake Mireles, Opinion Editor April 23, 2024

Following an announcement that the Institute of Texan Cultures, and the real estate it resides on, will be leased to the City of San Antonio, rumors began circulating about a possible move to Hemisfair...

Dr. Soshnev awarded $1 million grant

Dr. Soshnev awarded $1 million grant

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator April 23, 2024

In a recent development, the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has recently recognized researcher and assistant professor in the UTSA Department of Neurosciences, Developmental...

Lavender Graduation back up and running

Lavender Graduation back up and running

Elizabeth Hope, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

SB 17 was put into effect on Jan. 1, forcing all diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) offices to close at Texas universities and colleges. Through the DEI offices, the Multicultural Engagement Center...

SGA closes out the academic year

SGA closes out the academic year

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Following the spring general election, the last student general assembly on April 18 confirmed nominees for next school year’s election commission, committee chair seats, speaker of the senate and deputy...

Local leaders speak out as Supreme Court lets protest liability stand

Local leaders speak out as Supreme Court lets protest liability stand

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2024

The Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that leaves in place a lower court decision that effectively punishes protest organizers with financial consequences if any participant commits an illegal...

State of the city: Week of 4/23

State of the city: Week of 4/23

Malaki Lingg, Web Editor April 23, 2024

Not subscribed to local news but still want to stay up-to-date on the happenings around town? Look no further. Highlighting notable stories from external San Antonio news sources, State of the city summarizes...

More construction to hit Loop 1604

More construction to hit Loop 1604

Noah Willoughby, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Phase four of the Loop 1604 expansion began when the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) broke ground last Tuesday. This phase will focus on expanding a four-mile segment of Loop 1604 between U.S....

Carlos Alvarez dies at 73

Carlos Alvarez dies at 73

Lauren Hernandez, Assistant Arts & Life Editor April 16, 2024

Carlos Alvarez, a businessman and philanthropist dedicated to supporting higher education in San Antonio, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, at the age of 73. San Antonio and the UTSA community are mourning...

Gen Z set to pay one-third of income on rent

Gen Z set to pay one-third of income on rent

Matthew Moses, Contributor April 16, 2024

As Gen Z begins to work towards becoming homeowners, a recent housing cost analysis conducted by RentCafe revealed that Gen Z adults living in San Antonio are expected to spend a total of $128,673 on rent...

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