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Growing, shaving, snipping, grooming: A commentary on manscaping

Growing, shaving, snipping, grooming: A commentary on manscaping

Samantha Ceballos

April 18, 2017

The wonderful world of looking good would like to present manscaping.  This term is thrown around without much thought, but what exactly is manscaping? Plain and simple, the term means removal of body hair (from a dude). Although this commentary is through a woman’s perspective, this topic is somethin...

In bloom: San Antonio Sound Garden

In bloom: San Antonio Sound Garden

Jade Cuevas

December 17, 2016

San Antonio Sound Garden: a nonprofit growing a new type of sustainable living in the Alamo city. In a small front office space at 723 N. Alamo St., big ideas float around the room. Among the circle of people gathered, the ideas raised range from poster distribution to a local musician’s work. Impassione...

Coming in & coming out: Chris Conde talks hip-hop, SA’s LGBTQ music scene & having a gay time

Photo Courtesy Julián P. Ledezma

Casey Luna

December 17, 2016

Around ten years ago, our city’s music scene was widely considered lackluster in comparison to other thriving Texan musical hubs like Austin or Houston; but today, San Antonio is in the midst of its own musical renaissance. The city has taken great strides in creating a competitive scene to rival the ...

Sangria on the Burg

Sangria on the Burg

Raquel E. Alonzo

December 17, 2016

from being a utsa student to opening one of sa’s newest up-and-coming restaurants Sangria on the Burg can be easily identified by its marquee sign. It had to be specially fabricated by a metal worker in Dallas. And although expensive, Ceasar Zepeda (local UTSA alumnus) feels it was worth it. “As far as this exact concept (for the restaurant), it kind of grew and changed over the years,” Zepeda sa...

Empanadas especiales de Gus

Empanadas especiales de Gus

paisano.online1

December 17, 2016

Operating out of a small truck built in his garage, Gustavo Guete—or “Gus,” the owner of Gus’ Empanadas & More—serves a variety of items including Colombian-style pizza, hot dogs and (of course) empanadas, to patrons of The Block Food Park & Patio Bar. The Colombia-native San Antonio resident has dedicated...

Perseverance & truth through art: Q&A with Antemia Kavillar

Perseverance & truth through art: Q&A with Antemia Kavillar

Enrique Bonilla

December 17, 2016

“Trans-demon baby, ”Antemia Kavillari is a visual and musical artist from San Antonio. Kavillari represents a very small number of women performing in the metal and arts community in San Antonio: an integral and vital element of the San Antonio art scene that is experiencing a shift in its percep...

Cyber Threat Defender: Bringing Cyber security knowledge through nostalgia

Cyber Threat Defender: Bringing Cyber security knowledge through nostalgia

Raquel Simon Calderon

December 17, 2016

In today’s world of technological advances, our society has become dependent on tech devices to carry out daily routines. And it is now when we are at our most vulnerable to silent attacks. The idea of cyber security awareness—or a “culture of cybersecurity” as described by Larry Sjelin, Direc...

Religious phenomena at UTSA explained

Religious phenomena at UTSA explained

Jessica Salinas

December 17, 2016

UTSA has 26 recognized religious student organizations. This is the premise for the 16 Apples Production documentary, “Religion in Rowdyland” released on YouTube in March. The UTSA student documentary is an attempt to explain religious phenomena at UTSA with limited bias and favoritism. The documentary was ...

POETRY PAGES with Spanish for Heritage Learners

Photo Courtesy Eric Pitty

paisano.online1

December 17, 2016

A new and intuitive course — Spanish for Heritage Learners — led by Professor Lilian Cano from the Modern Languages department, has taken its place at UTSA. The course’s goal is to strengthen students’ pre-existing familiarity with spoken and/or written Spanish. The course, comparable to programs a...

San Antonio’s changing music scene (Commentary)

San Antonio's changing music scene (Commentary)

paisano.online1

December 16, 2016

Have you noticed the amount of musical artists that have added San Antonio as a stop on their United States tours? Or noticed the increase in concerts you can now attend in your own city? If you haven’t, you’ve clearly been living under a rock because San Antonio’s music scene has been growing fa...