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

A new standard for police brutality

A new standard for police brutality

Editorial Board January 31, 2023

The city of Memphis, Tennessee, has been holding its breath for the past couple of weeks, awaiting the release of body camera footage from the Memphis Police Department after a routine traffic stop resulted...

Gen Z cannot think for themselves

Gen Z cannot think for themselves

Luna Infante, Contributor January 31, 2023

As a generation, we have lost our ability to think for ourselves, our ability to form our own opinions and our confidence to feel safe vocalizing them. Our unlimited access to social media and the internet...

Bye Bye Blackboard

Bye Bye Blackboard

Regina Robert, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

In this new era of online learning, many educational institutions have implemented the use of learning management systems (LMS). Amongst them is UTSA, which currently uses Blackboard Learn, but will switch...

Limiting the wrong rights

Limiting the wrong rights

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor January 31, 2023

The government is taking away our rights like nobody’s business, but not the lethal liberties that claim the lives of many. Women have lost reproductive freedoms, and TikTok has been banned on all government...

Permanent consequences of temporary trends

Permanent consequences of temporary trends

Sam Wendorf, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

The internet is no stranger to trends in appearance and body modification. The ideal body shape changes every decade, piercings and tattoos are more acceptable now than they ever have been before, and...

From Top G to Cell G

From Top G to Cell G

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

If you have interacted with social media in the last six months, chances are you have heard of the former world champion kickboxer Andrew Tate and his brother, Tristan Tate. The dysfunctional duo has amassed...

Do cops have a place in our classes?

Do cops have a place in our classes?

Jake Mireles, Opinion Editor January 31, 2023

Across the nation, School Resource Officers (SROs) have become a common sight in the educational setting. SROs are “sworn law-enforcement [officers] with arrest powers who [work], either full or part-time,...

The persistence of punk

The persistence of punk

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor January 24, 2023

Punk is a genre of music that has been around for over four decades. Despite its longevity, many people believe that the genre fizzled out with no chance of regaining its former glory. This belief is far...

Embracing the whole message

Embracing the whole message

Jada Thomas, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

When people reminisce on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., several things come to mind: the bus boycotts, the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and...

Restricting the press restricts democracy

Restricting the press restricts democracy

Editorial Board January 24, 2023

The Texas Legislature, which commenced its biannual session earlier this month, announced that it would continue a measure from the COVID-19 pandemic that protected members of the legislature. The measure...

Texas takes on TikTok

Texas takes on TikTok

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

TikTok has changed the landscape of social media for the worse. The massive number of users on the platform have provided the Chinese company Bytedance with a surplus of personal data that they can sell...

Is AI artwork acceptable?

Is AI artwork acceptable?

Sam Wendorf, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

There has been a recent trend within the art community: art produced by artificial intelligence (AI). Programs like DeepAI and Craiyon can take images or phrases and produce illustrations inspired by the...

Load More Stories