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Freshman Move-In 2017 – Paisano Polls

Kat Joseph

September 1, 2017

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Creators – Paisano Polls

Creators - Paisano Polls

Kat Joseph

January 25, 2017

Diego Montoya investigates the creative sides of UTSA students.

San Antonio Women March

The protest was peaceful with many children, babies and dogs in attendance. A young girl standing
next to her mother held a sign that stated “Keep your tiny hands off my rights”. Caroline Traylor, The Paisano

Alex Birnel

January 25, 2017

The chants were coming from quixotic speakers all throughout the procession. At one moment, the classic call and response “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” was initiated by a little girl brandishing a gavel much larger than her tiny hands. She was dressed as S...

SA mayoral candidates work to earn the student vote

Jeremiah Hobbs

January 25, 2017

Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina has never held an elected government office but has experience as a political consultant. He has pledged to regulate public utility rate and salary increases, improve public transportation, and restore public trust at City Hall along with other ...

Perspective on political Islam

The New Sectarianism is Abdo’s fourth book. CC image courtesey of Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung on Flickr

Isaac Serna

January 25, 2017

Dr. Geneive Abdo, former Middle East correspondent, will speak at UTSA, on Jan. 25 (Wednesday) at 6:00 p.m., in the Hidalgo Room. A San Antonio native, Abdo will discuss her new book, “New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Rebellion” (Oxford University Press). Abd...

In Memoriam: Dr. James B. Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher instructed at UTSA. Courtesy of the Gallagher familly

Isaac Serna

January 25, 2017

A beloved professor and member of the UTSA community, Dr. James B. Gallagher died on Jan. 11, 2017. Since his diagnosis of throat cancer in 2016 and throughout his treatment regimen, Gallagher remained dedicated to his students. “Two semesters back, he came into my office and said ‘I have throat ...

Did you march?

Brianna Orta raises a fist in solidarity. Brianna Orta, The Paisano

Brianna Orta

January 25, 2017

This past weekend in cities all across the world women and allies took to the streets in peaceful marches to stand in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our health, our safety and for the future generations to come. Over 2 million people across the world participated in a historic event that wa...

Municipal, mayoral & midterm elections matter

Editorial staff

January 25, 2017

The 2016 presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was long and ugly. Many Americans are now feeling weary of politics and relieved the election is over – this is understandable. This November, only 55 percent of the voting age population cast ballots. This measure of turnout is the ...

The importance of representation in education

History and General Information: The UTSA Fact Book (2011 - 2015)

Jeremiah Hobbs

January 25, 2017

An ethnicity gap exists between students and faculty at UTSA. A question of representation pulsates in the data. The UTSA student body is made up of mostly minorities. The UTSA faculty body is mostly white. In this country, ethnic division and strife have been contentious, making their way into the Acade...

Inauguration attendance: First Amendment rights and fights

Samuel De Leon

January 25, 2017

Democrats exercised their First Amendment rights through the boycotting of Donald Trump’s inauguration this past week. Sixty-six Democrats publicly spoke out against Donald Trump’s comments describing Representative John Lewis as a man of “no action.” In an NBC interview one week before Trump...

No Kidding: Defending the child-free life

No Kidding: Defending the child-free life

Samantha Jones

January 25, 2017

First comes love, then comes marriage—then comes the couple with the baby carriage! From the moment they are born, women are groomed by society for motherhood. Easy-Bake Ovens, pretend kitchenettes, and tiny baby dolls that cry, drink formula, and wet themselves are the toys marketed to young girl...

Nasty Women: art coming out of their ‘wherever’

The new feminist battlecry is painted on AP Art Lab gallery wall. Photos by Raquel E. Alonzo

Raquel E. Alonzo

January 25, 2017

During the third presidential debate on Oct. 19, 2016, Donald Trump said, “such a nasty woman,” while Hillary Clinton used her turn to speak at the podium about social security and taxes. The comment caused an uproar among the American people. Although Trump’s campaign had been filled with rhetoric sim...