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Faith, trust and pixie dust

Faith, trust and pixie dust

Mackenzie Dyer

November 7, 2017

UTSA charity orgaization FTK puts on annual fashion show to support kids battling cancer. “So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!” - J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan This Friday, Nov. 10, ...

‘MUSE’ Art Show Opening this Week

November 11, 2015

Christopher Breakell, The Paisano Blurring the line between reality and fantasy, the artworks displayed in the UTSA Downtown Art Gallery begin a whimsical narrative that only the viewer can complete. The exhibition titled “MUSE” displays the artwork of four San Antonio artists...

​Fun Fun Fun Festival Celebrates 10 Years

November 11, 2015

Photo courtesy of Reagan Hackleman In 10 years, Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Festival has grown, not only in size, but also in its continued promise to give festival goers three times the amount of “fun” than any other festival on the planet would give. With the presence of a sk...

Runner’s Beat: Rising to the top

October 21, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Steve Brown All it took was one comment to change the course of UTSA alumnus Stephen Brown’s life. “I joined The Paisano staff after then UTSA engineering professor Dr. Richard Howe criticized my poor writing ability for the general public,” Brown said. “H...

UTSA students ‘Print It Up’ at new art show

October 21, 2015

Ask anyone outside of San Antonio what they know about the city, and odds are they will speak of the River Walk and the Alamo. However, there is a lot more going on in the city besides the main tourist attractions. Every second Saturday, artist-run galleries in the South Flores Art District open th...

‘Bodies Revealed: Fascinating and Real’

October 7, 2015

Annette Barraza, The Paisano Ever wonder what’s going on inside your stomach after a meal, or what the human brain looks like beneath the boney skull? “Bodies Revealed: Fascinating and Real,” the new exhibition from The Witte Museum, features real human bodies donated to science educati...

Students ‘Name That Author’ for fun, cash prizes

October 7, 2015

Fabian DeSoto, The Paisano Do you know what the term ‘hydriotaphia’ means? Do you know what the structure of a ‘Tanka’, a specific type of Japanese poem is? Maybe you don’t know the answers, but the contestants at last Friday’s 4th annual competition of “Name That Author” at UT...

Caldecott Medal winner visits UTSA

September 29, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Yuyi Morales For someone who didn’t think of herself as an illustrator growing up, Yuyi Morales sure has done well for herself. “I used to think people that could draw had to be born when the stars aligned, or marked somehow,” Morales stated. A celebrated and au...

Review: ‘Phoenix’

September 22, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Tribute.ca Relatively slow-moving and sparse in plot points, “Phoenix” is thick with the kind of tension that will test your patience, culminating in a way that risks leaving some viewers underwhelmed in the hopes that most will be satisfied. The film begins with its m...

Runner’s Beat: Pregnant pause

September 22, 2015

Annette Barraza, The Paisano As she enters her ninth month of pregnancy, Maya Sokovic’s baby bump accentuates her lithe and physical stature. Despite being in her 40s and expecting, Sokovic hasn’t slowed down at all as she practices her asanas before a yoga class. “The whole ...

Halsey:’Badlands’

September 15, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Amazon.com The words to describe Halsey, the newest musician blowing up the pop charts, vary depending on whom you ask. Some may dismiss her as overrated, while others describe her as a revolutionary — a goddess with a breath of fresh air for the music industry. O...

The Runner’s Beat

September 15, 2015

Sabrina Perez, The Paisano Familiar with classical compositions like “Fur Elise” to “Cello Suite No. 1” playing in orchestras worldwide, many students know why Mozart and Bach are famous. But what about classical guitar? Ask rock junkies and they can tell you every detail...