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

Non-traditional ways to celebrate Thanksgiving

Non-traditional ways to celebrate Thanksgiving

Jenna Taylor, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

The most typical American way to celebrate Thanksgiving is for family and friends to gather for a feast. A traditional Thanksgiving meal includes all the fixings — turkey, stuffing, mac and cheese, green...

Rowdy Thespian Association performs ‘Connected’

Rowdy Thespian Association performs ‘Connected’

Sam Wendorf, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

This weekend, the Rowdy Thespian Association performed a play titled “Connected,” written by Lia Romeo. It was a relatively small production, but the eight weeks of work that went into its development...

Melancholic glowing heart

Melancholic glowing heart

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor November 22, 2022

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars In 2019, Natalie Mering, also known as Weyes Blood, released her studio album “Titanic Rising.” After receiving critical acclaim for her beautiful voice and engaging lyricism,...

Get Involved: Week of Nov. 22 to Nov. 29

Get Involved: Week of Nov. 22 to Nov. 29

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor November 22, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 22: Alpha Sigma Rho will be fundraising on campus from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 near Food Tabling 6 in the Central Plaza. From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 22, UTSA Center for Collegiate...

A journey from across the pond

A journey from across the pond

Ismail Hussain, Contributor November 22, 2022

For those that do not know, I am an exchange student from the United Kingdom, and being British is my only discernible character trait. I experienced various culture shocks during my first experiences...

The Renaissance of Vampire Media

The Renaissance of Vampire Media

Marcela Montufar Soria, Assistant Multimedia Editor November 22, 2022

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Anne Rice’s classic horror novel “Interview with the Vampire,” originally published in 1976, sees itself reinvented in AMC’s new television series of the same name,...

Nefarious mind

Nefarious mind

Zahara Latson, Staff Writer November 20, 2022

My imagination commits crimes against me  Raises bail and takes me to jail Along with my fantasy.    I leave behind clues with every look, Adjusting my posture when given a kind smirk. I...

Honoring Puerto Ricos’ three cultures

Honoring Puerto Ricos’ three cultures

Camila Martinez Rivera, Photo Editor November 15, 2022

On Nov. 11, 2022, the Sociedad Herencia Puertorriqueña put on the “Tres Culturas, Un Puerto Rico” event. This event’s purpose was to bring together the three cultures that make up Puerto Rico. The...

Get Involved Week of Nov. 15 to Nov. 22

Get Involved Week of Nov. 15 to Nov. 22

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor November 15, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 15: Clay Fusion is hosting an art sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Sombrilla on UTSA’s Main Campus. UTSA Prefreshman Engineering Program will hold a “Community...

‘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...

The daring life of a parody polka player

The daring life of a parody polka player

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor November 15, 2022

Rating: 4.0 Over the past few years, the biopic genre has slowly become saturated with films on influential musicians — “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Rocketman” and “Elvis,” to name a few. Music...

Selena Gomez’s ‘Me and My Mind’

Selena Gomez’s ‘Me and My Mind’

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Rating: 4.0 The portrait of a celebrity is misinterpreted by everybody. The casual seekers, obsessed fans and artists themselves all view the mural from different perspectives. Selena Gomez shared her...

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