Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

The A, B, C’s of the Biden Administration: a Year into the Presidency

The A, B, C’s of the Biden Administration: a Year into the Presidency

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor January 31, 2022

On Nov. 7, 2020, I, and I assume many other folks, breathed a huge sigh of relief when several national media outlets projected Joe Biden won the presidency and “The Donald” was officially out of a...

Photos of the UTSA womens basketball game vs. Stephen F. Austin

Photos of the UTSA women’s basketball game vs. Stephen F. Austin

Dalton Hartmann, Photo Editor November 17, 2021

To read coverage of the game, click here.

Various high traffic areas both pre-COVID and during.

SGA President voices concern over return to in-person learning

Bella Nieto, News Editor September 14, 2021

Last week, in an email from President Eighmy, the university announced fully in-person and hybrid instructions, as listed in ASAP, would resume on September 13.  Student Body President Jose Escobedo...

State of the City- March 23, 2021

State of the City- March 23, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 23, 2021

Local News:  In an interview with ESPN, the NCAA claimed full responsibility for the inequities recently revealed during the Women's Basketball Championship tournament in San Antonio. After videos...

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

The pandemic is our reality yet, Gov. Abbot lives in a dream world

Gauri Raje, Staff writer March 8, 2021

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott signed an executive order on Tuesday, Mar. 2, ending the statewide mask mandate and increasing the capacity of businesses and facilities in the state to 100%. The governor...

Photo by Julia Maenius

The US electrical grid is unreliable

Editorial Board March 2, 2021

After the events that transpired in Texas the week of Feb. 14 through Feb. 20, a hard look needs to be taken at the state of energy across the Nation. ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) took...

Images around campus after the snow storm.

UTSA students disheartened and frustrated during the Winter Storm

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 23, 2021

During the unusual winter storm that swept the south in the latter half of last week, students were both disheartened and irked by the unprecedented events that forced so many into isolation and scarcity.    Freshman...

Graphic by Alex Hanks

Trump’s acquittal of impeachment: Where do things stand now?

Tae Tran, Assistant Opinion Editor February 19, 2021

Jan. 6: Storming of the United States Capitol  On Jan. 6, 2021, the United States Capitol was stormed upon by a mob consisting of mostly Trump supporters. Between Jan. 5 and 6, thousands of Trump supporters...

How the Internet killed learning: Professor opinions on academic dishonesty

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 29, 2021

According to the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to the topic of education, one overlooked impropriety that has emerged as schools and universities has shifted to online learning is the...

Annual Diploma Dash to be Held Virtually

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 27, 2021

The annual UTSA Alumni Association’s Diploma Dash - an event that in the past featured groups of families, friends and teams competing for prizes and awards - will be held virtually this year with all...

Hannah Lopez serves the ball into play for UTSA in a game last season. Lopez registered back to back double-doubles to begin the season.

Volleyball splits weekend to open season

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (1-1) began their 2021 season last weekend in Corpus Christi with a series against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros and the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...

The school of data science joins the downtown campus community

Jaida Sloan, Contributing Writer January 22, 2021

From land purchased from the city of San Antonio the expansion of downtown campus is underway. The $90 million  School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center building is on schedule...

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