The Paisano

Roadrunner Reflection

August 17, 2015

Photo Courtesy: Courtney Grant As a first generation college student, Courtney Hunter did not know what to expect of her college experience. “The only idea I had of college was from watching the TV show ‘A Different World,’” she says. Like any incoming college freshman, Hunter was exc...

Rage without regrets

August 17, 2015

Jade Cuevas, The Paisano Seven o’clock: the alarm grunts first. Class at ten; it slaps. Gut, head, joints, eyes — everything not yet sober. “No rag-rets,” jokes UTSA senior Ashley, a special education major who prefers not to use her last name. “I only have this year ...

Parties never go out of style

August 17, 2015

Myles Hamm Everybody has probably experienced this before: you get an invitation to a party. You walk into an apartment or house you’ve never been to before. It’s mysterious. The house, the lighting, the furniture — everything is foreign. There are five or six friends and strangers g...

Meet San Antonio music mogul Hydra Melody

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Jade Cuevas

August 17, 2015

Minutes away from their show, the members of Hydra Melody mingle with guests, having a drink and making small talk. No sign of nerves, the band members are seasoned veterans when it comes to performing in their hometown. Hailing from the streets of San Antonio’s music scene, Hydra Melody is...

Sounds of San Antonio: A starter guide

August 17, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Hard Luck Rebels Invision Love Genre: Indie Pop. This San Antonio native band was born in 2011 and is comprised of seven members as well as a variety of instruments other than the conventional guitar and drums. You can find a ukulele and different brass instruments like...

Road Trippin’

August 17, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano I have been attending UTSA for almost two years and one of my biggest problems has not been schoolwork, but finding ways to entertain myself on the weekends. Going to parties and binge watching Netflix can only entertain you to a certain degree. Not to mentio...

The buzz about Bavarian

August 17, 2015

If you think the San Antonio area is only known for its Tex-Mex, think again. Located just outside of San Antonio at 5512 FM 78 Kirby, Bavarian Restaurant is one of the more hidden, unique diners San Antonio has to offer. Opposite of dilapidated railroad tracks, one wouldn't imagine that this rest...

Stay

August 17, 2015

Secrets spill quickly A torrent of confessions That not even your cold indifference can freeze I'd never ask for forever No, I wouldn't dare But maybe a few minutes more Until the light fades out Cause it always fades out And you fade, A little more everyday Unti...

To the Man that Never Should Have Loved:

August 17, 2015

I loved you purely. I loved you honestly. Accepting all that you were and never expecting more. I loved you until the pipes burst and the space you occupied in my heart became flooded with anguish and nostalgia and I could no longer keep myself afloat. I was no longer in love with th...

The Armor

August 17, 2015

My blade heckles in the wind like a mad dog as it sears through flesh, Separating spine from head. “His armor didn’t do him justice.” Another poor soul that has fallen victim to anothers direction, and my armor. Blessed by the Gods is my armor, that holds the gleaming bronze to my s...

To the Woman at the Bus Stop

August 17, 2015

I can see it in your face. Cracks laced with troubles and years of struggle. With eyes full of regret, her ducts are of sorrow. From years of facial facets, crickets will forever interrupt the silence of others. Number 66 arrives, she doesn’t budge. Her arms...

Party Fouls

August 17, 2015

1.Drunk calling/texting your ex. We’ve all been there the next morning, dreading to check our phones. 2.Throwing up in public. This one never gets less embarrassing, sorry! 3.Mixing your liquors. Brown & White should never mix. 4.Taking that extra shot. Don’t let the people chanting your name convi...