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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

Fund cultural graduations

Fund cultural graduations

Editorial Board February 20, 2024

Last month, Texas witnessed the signing of the infamous Senate Bill 17 into law by Governor Greg Abbott. This controversial law would force all Texas Universities and colleges to shutter their diversity,...

Stop hate off-campus

Stop hate off-campus

Editorial Board February 13, 2024

On Sunday, Feb. 4 a Palestinian-American was stabbed near the University of Texas at Austin. The incident took place in West Campus while the victim, 23-year-old Zacharia Doar, and his friends were traveling...

A disappointing step towards re-criminalization

A disappointing step towards re-criminalization

Editorial Board February 6, 2024

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, the office of Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that they would be suing five cities — Austin, San Marcos, Killeen, Denton and Elgin — for passing local ordinances that would...

End Abbott’s grandstanding

End Abbott’s grandstanding

January 30, 2024

The Texas border standoff has further intensified following the recent Supreme Court emergency injunction in favor of the federal government. On Jan. 22, the Supreme Court “agreed to temporarily let...

End Texas’ war on women

End Texas’ war on women

Editorial Board January 23, 2024

Almost a year and a half after the implementation of a controversial abortion legislation in Texas, the law has received its first challenge. Kate Cox, a Dallas mother of two, received devastating news...

Apathetic politics plague SGA

Apathetic politics plague SGA

Editorial Board November 21, 2023

During an interview in April, prior to the start of the Fall 2023 semester, Student Government Association (SGA) President Zachary Neopote was asked about his view on the low voter turnout for SGA elections.  “I...

Texas Prop 3 supports wealth inequality

Texas Prop 3 supports wealth inequality

Editorial Board November 14, 2023

In the elections on Nov. 7, Texas voted on 14 amendments; Proposition 3 was among the 13 that passed. Prop 3 is a constitutional amendment prohibiting the “imposition of an individual wealth or net worth...

Rightsizing education will harm San Antonio’s youth

Rightsizing education will harm San Antonio’s youth

Editorial Board November 7, 2023

On Nov. 13, the SAISD Board of Trustees will vote on the recommendation of rightsizing the school district. The rightsizing would include five proposed campus consolidations and 19 suggested closures over...

Listen to students, help ‘Everyone W1N’

Listen to students, help ‘Everyone W1N’

Editorial Board October 31, 2023

On Oct. 25 and 26, voting was held on a proposal to increase the mandatory athletics fee that UTSA students pay every semester. Unsurprisingly, the proposal was met with criticism from students, who firmly...

Choose public, keep Texas schools funded

Choose public, keep Texas schools funded

Editorial Board October 24, 2023

On Oct. 9, Governor Greg Abbott ordered a special session to begin in the Texas Legislature with the intention of passing school choice legislation. This special session comes after House Bill 100 —...

Vote NO on increasing the athletics fee

Vote NO on increasing the athletics fee

Editorial Board October 17, 2023

On Oct. 25, students at UTSA will be able to vote on a proposed referendum that aims to increase the mandatory athletics fee. The proposal would increase the fee by $1.50 per credit hour for the next five...

Build peace, not walls

Build peace, not walls

Editorial Board October 10, 2023

On Oct. 6, the Biden administration announced that a section of the Texas border wall would continue construction. Biden claims that the border wall will continue to be constructed using funds that were...

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