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

Texas oversteps, tramples parents rights

Texas oversteps, tramples parents rights

Editorial Board March 21, 2023
State takeover of HISD draws criticism from parents, educators and state representatives
A heinous step toward intolerance

A heinous step toward intolerance

Editorial Board March 7, 2023
A new Texas bill may act as a systematic oppression of LGBTQ+ parents
Attacking the youth vote

Attacking the youth vote

Editorial Board February 28, 2023
Texas Legislature considering new voting restrictions for college campuses
No return to normalcy

No return to normalcy

Editorial Board February 21, 2023

This week, students at Michigan State University (MSU) are being asked to return to class just seven days after a gunman shot eight people, killing three of their classmates and injuring five others. According...

Inaction after tremors leads to unrest

Inaction after tremors leads to unrest

Editorial Board February 14, 2023

On Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, Turkey’s Gaziantep province, along with regions of northern Syria, was struck by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake. As the death toll continues to rise, with the latest estimate...

Facing an unjust justice system

Facing an unjust justice system

Editorial Board February 7, 2023

Texas teens statewide are organizing a movement to reform the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) after it has come under scrutiny for mistreating and neglecting the minors under its watch. On the...

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...

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...

Prioritize legislature to prevent incompetence

Prioritize legislature to prevent incompetence

Editorial Board November 22, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 17, acting Uvalde Police Chief Mariano Pargas stepped down from his position, according to The New York Times. This resignation is the latest in a string of officials stepping down in...

Gen Z and voter turnout stereotypes

Gen Z and voter turnout stereotypes

Editorial Board November 15, 2022

As the 2022 midterm elections wrap up around the nation, one factor was immensely contradictory to the predictions and polls of major news networks — Gen Z voters turned out in massive numbers, keeping...

Voter intimidation and its impact on turnout

Voter intimidation and its impact on turnout

Editorial Board November 8, 2022

Since the results of the 2020 presidential election came under scrutiny over claims of voter fraud and electioneering, America has seen a rise in the population of people who are skeptical of the security...

Scrap the STAAR

Scrap the STAAR

Editorial Board October 31, 2022

For years, teachers, students and parents alike have all voiced criticism of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, more commonly referred to as the STAAR test. Given out by the State of...

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