Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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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

A guide to San Antonio’s social media

A guide to San Antonio’s social media

Allana Llabres, Social Media Manager April 15, 2024

San Antonio is filled with a diverse community, and the best way to get involved and stay informed is through social media. Whether you are looking for good food recommendations or places to see unique...

Sprinkling sparkles and sass across San Antonio

Sprinkling sparkles and sass across San Antonio

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor February 27, 2024

From the colorful chaos of the psychedelic ‘70s to the whimsy of vintage Barbie, San Antonio-based artist Megz, known as @megznglitter on social media, is a vibrant force in the local art scene. With...

Free ways to enjoy art in San Antonio

Free ways to enjoy art in San Antonio

Chloe Williams, Managing Editor January 30, 2024

Since its founding in 1718, San Antonio has embodied hope, resilience and a vibrant culture. Because of these characteristics and the people who symbolize them, it is no wonder Mission City is ranked number...

Student Art Society fosters community for UTSA artists

Student Art Society fosters community for UTSA artists

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 18, 2023

The Student Art Society is an on-campus organization that hosts activities, art workshops, art-related outings and artist talks, among other activities. It was started by Christina Zhang in 2019.  The...

‘Half Hour of Pencil Power’

‘Half Hour of Pencil Power’

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor April 15, 2023

Mark Kistler is an Emmy award-winning TV personality, teacher and artist. Kistler began teaching children how to draw during his teenage years, quickly gaining a passion for art education. Over the years,...

39th Annual Juried Exhibition features UTSA’s student artists

39th Annual Juried Exhibition features UTSA’s student artists

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 4, 2023

Every year, UTSA students have the opportunity to have their art displayed at the Main Gallery as a part of the Annual Juried Exhibition.  “[Juried shows] give students an opportunity to see how...

Ramirez was honored with a grant from the San Antonio Arts & Culture Department

Local filmmaker, teacher recognized with Arts & Culture grant

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2023

Alex Ramirez is a filmmaker that leads with humility and veneration, a true devotee of the arts. Much has changed in Ramirez’s life since last speaking with The Paisano. He screened a film at Luminaria...

Beloved San Antonio artist dies at 76

Beloved San Antonio artist dies at 76

Amber Serio, Contributor March 21, 2023

Jesse Treviño, the beloved and acclaimed Mexican-American artist of San Antonio, passed away on Feb. 13 at 76 years old. Treviño was receiving hospice care before his passing, but his cause of death...

Nonprofit exhibit awarded $500,000

Nonprofit exhibit awarded $500,000

Lauren Hernandez, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

Fueled by the cancellation of the first contemporary art exhibition in San Antonio, six art enthusiasts and artists formed the Contemporary at Blue Star, a grassroots art exhibition that is now the longest-running...

‘Fences’ hits Classic Theatre in time for BHM

‘Fences’ hits Classic Theatre in time for BHM

Taylor Alton, Contributor February 14, 2023

This past week, The Classic Theatre of San Antonio debuted “Fences” by August Wilson at the Little Carver Civic Center.  Set in 1950s Pittsburg, the play tells the story of Troy Maxon, a Black...

A connection between planning and art

A connection between planning and art

Gauri Raje, News Editor February 7, 2023

I first encountered bullet journaling back in 2018 when I started watching videos by YouTuber and artist AmandaRachLee. A couple of months later, I bought my first journal and never looked back. After...

The persistence of punk

The persistence of punk

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor January 24, 2023

Punk is a genre of music that has been around for over four decades. Despite its longevity, many people believe that the genre fizzled out with no chance of regaining its former glory. This belief is far...

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