The Paisano

Clash of the Holidays

December 19, 2013

‘Tis the season...for stress? As the holiday season descends upon the world, college students everywhere are hit with a wave of stress. Between traveling home for a short Thanksgiving break, finding the perfect gift for all your friends and family around Christmas time (while s...

Holiday Gift Guide

December 15, 2013

In the middle of the Christmas rush, it can be hard to find the perfect gift for everyone this season. Use this gift guide to check every one of off your list in no time! For Him Boyfriend- Do: Pricey- Weekend Vacation prices range Nothing says romance than a trip for two away from the hustle and bustle of work and the holidays. ...

Not monkeying around

December 14, 2013

Graduation can breed mixed feelings. While obtaining a degree provides a sense of pride and accomplishment, it can also conjure up some stress. This marks the time when the real world becomes just that, but fear not — Roadrunner success stories are plentiful. A prime example of this is UTSA alumna Christina ...

Beard Business

December 14, 2013

Photo Courtesy of Beard Brand Facial hair: a man’s biological cozy. Now that winter is upon us, the way we conduct ourselves will change. Ditching the t-shirts and shorts for flannels and hoodies is just the start, though. Swap out that baby face for something a little more...

Be polished!

December 14, 2013

Vicente Cardenas/ The Paisano As someone who has worked in a professional environment for over four years and required to abide by a business dress code, I know that showing your personal style can get tricky. Nail painting recently became one of my favorite hobbies after I realized t...

Making the Most of your Break

December 14, 2013

Turn off Netflix, step away from the eggnog and make the most of winter break. As cold weather and the holiday season arrive, so does the tendency to become unmotivated and ultimately bored. Although winter break is a welcome distraction from an undoubtedly stressful semester, don’t forget ...

Creating Creatures

December 14, 2013

Jennifer Alejos/ The Paisano Sipping on a warm Chai Tea Latte, Michelle Lorentzen reminisces about the first “creature” she made. “It was this little octopus with four tentacles, and she had a little bow.” Lorentzen continues, “I tried to use different fabrics o...

San Antonio: After Dark

December 14, 2013

Karaoke: Dad’s Karaoke Cover: N/A Cost: $ In five words: Good singers, bad singers, me Overall stars: 3/5 GLBTQ: Sparky’s Pub Cover: N/A Cost: $ In five words: Inviting atmosphere meets reasonable prices Overall stars: 1/5 Go-to bar: The Flying S...