The Paisano

Shuttle woes

February 28, 2011

UTSA has always been a school short on parking and long on walking, so the shuttle service seems essential to a campus that forces students to park so far away. I'm here to tell you that there are a...

Reducing drinking age may alleviate pressure on budget and crime

February 28, 2011

Underage drinking and drug use seem to be major issues on campus. According to UTSAPD, in February (as of 2/25/11) there have been 31 minor in possession or consumption violations, 14 possessions of...

What affects the rights of women affects all

February 28, 2011

It seems that history repeats itself. The current constitution in the state of Texas was a result of a tyrannical government. Supposedly, this new constitution would embrace the liberties of people by...

Political guilt trip is not the right way to address abortion

February 23, 2011

Senate Bill 16 (SB 16), dubbed as the ‘Pre-abortion Sonogram Bill,' was passed by the Texas Senate last Thursday. It has now been sent down to the Texas House of Representatives where, given the...

Yo, UTSA I heard you like to smoke

February 23, 2011

It is not unusual to see marijuana at parties around UTSA. I know what you are thinking; which parties? Where? I have no problem with those who embrace the tender comforts of pot. It is my firm belief...

UTSA should hype up the outside world more

February 23, 2011

I have been attending UTSA for close to four years and throughout those four years I can honestly say I have still not found the true authentic San Antonio experience. I was born and raised in Houston,...

Celebrities take over the world one blog at a time

February 14, 2011

Were you completely enamored by the live coverage from the red carpet at the Grammy's as Lady Gaga was delivered in a giant egg? If so, you're probably like the millions of Americans who are hooked on...

Spreading tolerance with hate and violence

February 14, 2011

This letter is directed to Cliff Perez regarding his, "Atheists preach the ‘good word'" commentary article. There's something I've noticed about people who use the word ‘tolerance' to make...

The Tea Party is not a hate group

February 14, 2011

I am writing regarding an editorial in the February 8, 2011 edition of the Paisano regarding the Atheist Agenda's "Smut for Smut" campaign. In this article, the author cites the Westboro Baptist Church...

Don’t judge a group by its tactics

February 14, 2011

This letter is in response to Cliff Perez. I'd like to point out a few things about your article that maybe you should take the time to look back over before you make such rash assumptions. I'm an officer...

Sacrifice is only way to combat deficit

February 14, 2011

You know the greatest difference between us and the generation that went through the Great Depression?  To recover from their respective recession, they pretty much had to sacrifice to be able to...

The true, the false and the manipulative ways students get out of homework

February 14, 2011

There are things in this world that sometimes we cannot control or prevent from happening. There is an accident on the highway, you are late to class and your assignment is late as well. Yet there are...

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