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

‘A Rendition of The Brothers Grimm Story’

‘A Rendition of The Brothers Grimm Story’

Samantha Ysaguirre, Contributor November 15, 2022

Kayla Calderon, a junior art major at UTSA, is creating a print collection of storybook-like illustrations following anthropomorphized animals. The collection is meant to take on various symbols of humanity...

Stop streaming music by sexual predators

Stop streaming music by sexual predators

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor October 25, 2022

Unsurprisingly, the internet is divided in light of the recent allegations surrounding indie artist Rex Orange County. The man behind the alias, Alex O’Connor, was accused of six counts of sexual assault...

Portrait of Kristafur Addison

‘Momentum’ by Kristafur Addison

Saryvette Morales Cádiz, Arts Editor March 29, 2022

After retiring from the U.S. Army in 2015, Kristafur Addison decided to go to college and get his bachelor’s degree. He enrolled at the University of the Incarnate Word, where he planned to major in...

Portrait of Jaden Blango. Courtesy of Jaden Blango

Artist of UTSA: Jaden Blango

Briah Ramos, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

While visiting UTSA’s Gallery 23 in the Fall of 2021, an art piece created by Jaden D. Blango named “Girl with the Head of Fire'' was on display. I was enthralled by the artist's ability to enhance...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Baby Keem is destined to be a staple in hip-hop

Alex Hanks , Opinion Editor April 8, 2020

Rapper Hykeem Jamaal Carter, Jr., better known under his stage name “Baby Keem,” has had a swift rise to fame in the hip-hop industry. His hit song “ORANGE SODA” from his second studio mixtape,...

Najjar poses with his dog, Mocha. Photo Courtesy of Faisal Najjar

Artists of UTSA: Faisal Najjar

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2020

Faisal Najjar is a third-year biomedical engineering major who began drawing and painting a year ago. He is a firm believer in the power of art and is passionate about showing viewers that they can surprise...

Los Arboles Que Vieron Todo,” by Daniela Cavazos Madrigal

Review: Changing Social Discourses

Sofia Garcia, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2020

On display from Jan. 22- Feb. 21, UTSA’s Main Art Gallery’s latest exhibition “Changing Social Discourses” is an arresting collection of personal, artistic narratives curated by UTSA faculty...

Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Miguel and others light up San Antonio

Ellyson Ortega October 30, 2019

Veteran R&B artist, Miguel, headlined Mala Luna for the first time. His performances were sonically pleasing with the tracks “Criminal,” “How Many Drinks,” “Do You,” “Coffee,” “Adorn,”...

Photo Courtesy of Rachel Catalano

A profession of creativity

Kasandra Parker October 30, 2019

Graphic designer and marketing major Rachel Catalano is a recent graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Just shy of two years graduated from college and immersed in her career field,...

Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Russ

Ellyson Ortega October 30, 2019

First time headliner Russ was the last to perform at the 2019 Mala Luna Festival. Russ is known to engineer and produce his own music. He kicked off his electric performance with “The Flute Song”...

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