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

Senate Bill 8: we should be angry

Senate Bill 8: we should be angry

Jessica McLaren, Staff Writer September 7, 2021

Abortion has remained a polarizing and emotional topic in headlines since long before the ruling of Roe v. Wade in 1973. Roe decided that someone’s right to an autonomous decision regarding abortion...

Texas fuels patriarchy with new abortion law

Texas fuels patriarchy with new abortion law

Editorial Board September 7, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, Texas legislature passed a law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy: voiding the monumental 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court win that established women’s constitutional...

Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Students express opposing views on abortion

Breahna Luera October 30, 2019

Love of Truth Ministries volunteers displayed images of fetuses to aid in explaining their views on abortion in the Sombrilla Plaza on Oct. 23. “We think it’s an atrocity that so many babies are...

When Will UTSA Intervene?

When Will UTSA Intervene?

Xavier Richardson October 30, 2019

In an environment where college students desire to express their views on controversial topics and practice free speech, rallies and protests are common occurrences on campus. Often, these public displays...

Reframing the abortion debate

Justice Lovin October 19, 2016

There are certain arguments that never seem to end. Instead they grow tired and familiar and fade away into so much white noise. In this way, the abortion debate has become almost an institution in itself,...

Pro-life means pro-empathy, pro-women and pro-mothers

Pro-life means pro-empathy, pro-women and pro-mothers

Katelyn Wilkinson October 12, 2016

Of all the hot-button issues in American politics today, abortion is arguably the most heated and divisive. Pro-lifers and pro-choicers fight passionately, sometimes violently, for their causes. In...

The inequality of abortion rights

David Rodriguez October 5, 2016

“So what if abortion ends life?” Reads the title of a 2013 article published in Salon Magazine written by Mary Elizabeth Williams. My initial reaction to seeing the title was sheer sadness. Worse...

Oh, the Humanities! #2

Adriene Goodwin September 7, 2016

Spoilers ahead: Rosemary’s Baby is a horror classic memorable for both the film’s horrific plot and the historic events that occurred in the life of its director, Roman Polanski. The darkest element...

Bills seek to improve women’s health, but limit number of health clinics

April 9, 2013

Two bills have been proposed in the Texas Legislature that, if passed, would severely restrict abortion access for Texas women.The first, SB 537, “would require all abortion clinics in Texas to meet...

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