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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

Minimum wage is overrated

Minimum wage is overrated

Naydine De La Fuente, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

America is a very career-driven nation that has built up its society by correlating people’s self-worth with their career success. This unhealthy perception of workism has been developed within working...

A slip in time: End child labor

A slip in time: End child labor

Happy Acevedo, Contributor September 26, 2023

You feel your feet heavy from standing around all day at your job, and all that has been on your mind is a warm and crisp Chick-fil-A sandwich. So, you decide to drive to the nearest restaurant, get out...

The rise of misogyny

The rise of misogyny

Carley Martin, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

With the internet being commonplace in our modern world, there is no avoiding the wonders and dangers of social media. While there is no arguing that there are many benefits to using social media, the...

The dark side of OnlyFans

The dark side of OnlyFans

Luna Infante, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

You may be familiar with the platform OnlyFans and the typical content that it features. However, you are likely unaware of the dangers it surfaces and how similar platforms feed into a dark, well-concealed...

Our failing grid: Texas needs to act NOW

Our failing grid: Texas needs to act NOW

Andrew Dotson, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

As a record-breaking heatwave has ripped through Texas, it has also had a drastic effect on the independent power grid that runs our state. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has asked residents...

UTSA fights for affordability

UTSA fights for affordability

Abraham Roman, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

UTSA has frozen all resident undergraduate academic costs, including tuition, mandatory academic fees, all academic-related general fees and college course fees, for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years....

Do away with the debt ceiling

Do away with the debt ceiling

Shanie Spinler, Contributor September 26, 2023

Before World War I, the U.S. Congress would individually pass each case in which the government issued debt. In 1917, the debt ceiling was created, giving the government a limit on how much debt it was...

We need to be Swift about climate change

We need to be Swift about climate change

Malaki Lingg, Web Editor September 19, 2023

Over the past few months, Taylor Swift has been touring the globe on her coveted “The Eras Tour.” Hundreds of thousands of fans are flocking to the nearest stadium to catch her set, with her tour being...

Muzzle McCarthy; Stop the impeachment

Muzzle McCarthy; Stop the impeachment

Abraham Roman, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Last week, Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy launched an impeachment inquiry against President Biden. According to AP, McCarthy’s inquiry is vastly based on an allegation against Biden during his time...

Pushing the pink

Pushing the pink

Allana Llabres, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

On Sept. 1, Senate Bill 379 went into effect in Texas, removing all taxes on menstrual products including tampons, sanitary pads and menstrual cups, and some baby supplies like diapers, baby wipes, bottles...

Empower women in the workplace

Empower women in the workplace

Luna Infante, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

Has a man at your job ever made you feel incompetent or like you could not perform as well as your male colleagues? Has he ever assigned you an easy task, told you that “You should smile more” or asked...

End the uranium delirium

End the uranium delirium

Happy Acevedo, Contributor September 19, 2023

Recently, the U.S. has announced that they are sending depleted uranium anti-tank rounds to support Ukraine in its ongoing war with Russia. Depleted uranium has had a long history of controversy since...

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