The Paisano

The state of mental health at UTSA

President Taylor Eighmy addresses an on-campus suicide that occurred in December 2019. Dr. Melissa Hernandez, director of Counseling and Mental Health Services, co-leads the President’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing.

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 7, President Taylor Eighmy provided The Paisano with his first statement regarding the suicide of Cesar Caballero, sophomore pre-music major and Resident Assistant (RA) at Alvarez Hall. The incident occurred on Dec. 4, 2019, at Alvarez Hall. “We are all deeply saddened by the death of Cesar ...

Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall designated freshmen-only in Fall 2020

The university designated all non-freshmen to Laurel Village starting Fall 2020. Tammy Wyatt hopes that
clustering students in this way will increase student retention.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

February 11, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA will change the way it houses its students who live on campus. The university informed students on Jan. 23, via email, that Alvarez Hall and Chaparral Village will become freshman-only dorms, while non-freshmen students will live in Laurel Village or be referred to other hous...

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Ben Shirani, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

UTSA students can participate in early voting for the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on UTSA’s Main Campus in the Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102) from Tuesday, Feb. 18 through Friday, Feb. 28. UTSA students can also vote for their party’s presidential candidate at the same l...

No USPS mail delivery to HRL

Mailboxes at on-campus UPS store.

Lauren Donecker

September 19, 2018

P.O. box required to receive voter registration cards Students living in Chaparral Village, Laurel Village and Alvarez Hall can only receive packages, but not United States Postal Service (USPS) mail at their individual addresses. “If they [students] wish to receive USPS letter mail they must r...