The Paisano

Corporate tax loopholes undermine our economy

March 30, 2011

Much has happened in the last few weeks since the most recent Paisano; the tsunami in Japan, spring break and the Libya conflict. However, the story that stuck out to me the most had to do with the United...

The loss of libraries means the loss of knowledge

March 29, 2011

The proposed Texas budget will eliminate state funding for libraries, cutting key programs at academic libraries, public schools and public libraries. The budget's first draft calls for a complete withdrawal...

The U.S. calls air strikes on Libya

March 28, 2011

While a lot of students were taking a break from the everyday hustle and bustle major events were changing the world. The devastating events in Japan was one, but another significant event is the United...

Lazy students fighting for parking is not news; Libya is

March 8, 2011

Student laziness is not the university's problem, and it shouldn't be front page news for the Paisano. The fact that students are more willing to spend 15 minutes driving in circles looking for a parking...

SGA slow to react to controversial legislation

March 8, 2011

As UTSA continues to strive for national recognition, some campus entities remain behind the curve, namely the Student Government Association (SGA). In this past week's meeting, SGA made it clear that...

Happy birthday granddad

March 7, 2011

This week, Work in Progress takes a break from sports to celebrate an important birthday. No it is not my birthday, thats not until October. The birthday this week is that of my grandfather, Dr. Thomas...

How to handle a breakup

March 7, 2011

Breakups are hard, especially the healing process. You are feeling a million different emotions at once and don't really know how to deal with them. First, you CANNOT be friends with your ex! You need...

Guantanamo Bay trials back on track

March 7, 2011

When President Obama took office in Jan. 2009, one executive order on his agenda was the closing of Guantanamo Bay. Guantanamo Bay is a US detainment facility in Cuba. It was established by the Bush...

Issues overseas cause concern

March 1, 2011

Libya is on the brink of a Civil War, and America's major concern is the supply of oil. With the discovery of oil in the 1950s, Libya has grown to currently hold one of the top 10 positions for richest...

Avoid online job hunting mistakes

February 28, 2011

Going online to find jobs is convenient. Remember these points: First, sure, you can always go to Monster and CareerBuilder, but they charge fees that small businesses can't afford or just don't want...

God Bless Texas

February 28, 2011

No, not because it is the last time Devin Gibson will play at the Convocation Center, that is important too. No, Wednesday is monumental because it marks the 175th anniversary of the Texas Declaration...

Rationalizing an abortion does not justify it

February 28, 2011

I was saddened by The Paisano's Feb. 22 editorial condemning the Texas Senate bill requiring expecting mothers to view a sonogram before proceeding with an abortion. It decried how this bill's "Republican...

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