The Paisano

Q&A: Alfred MacDonald

Editorial staff

November 15, 2017

Further questions for former graduate student   Q: Did you expect to receive this large of a response to your story? “It’s really foreign to have a ton of people talking about you all at once. It’s not that bad, I don’t mean to sound melodramatic or anything. There are much worse problems in...

UTSA controversy in the national spotlight

UTSA controversy in the national spotlight

Editorial staff

November 15, 2017

Citing “behavioral concerns,” a UTSA department chair requested a meeting with then UTSA graduate student Alfred MacDonald. MacDonald recorded his private conversation with Dr. Eve Browning, chair of the philosophy and classics department, and later distributed it to the public. A friend of his...

Standards of student speech

Photo Courtesy of Alfred MacDonald

Gaige Davila

November 15, 2017

Former UTSA student brings first amendment conflict to national arena   When former UTSA student Alfred MacDonald guests on Tucker Carlson Tonight soon, he’ll be discussing with the show’s namesake why he transferred out of UTSA after just one graduate semester. MacDonald’s story, which...