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

‘Beetlejuice’ shakes the Majestic Theatre

‘Beetlejuice’ shakes the Majestic Theatre

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2024

      “Let’s turn on the juice and see what shakes loose.” San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre was graced by the highly popular Broadway musical “Beetlejuice.” What...

Rap duo rocks 210

Rap duo rocks 210

Michelle Segura, Contributor February 20, 2024

The electrifying performance by Black Smurf and IdontKnowJeffery at Studio 210 in San Antonio on Feb. 16 was nothing short of a musical journey into the depths of underground rap. The intimate venue...

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Unveiling Black womanhood in art

Samantha Ysaguirre, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Delita Martin is an artist currently based in Huffman, Texas. She received a BFA in drawing from Texas Southern University and an MFA in printmaking from Purdue University. Martin is known for inserting...

Paisano Grams

Paisano Grams

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor February 13, 2024

Whether you are the type of person to make elaborate plans or exchange thoughtful gifts, sometimes a heartfelt note can convey sentiments more profoundly than any grand gesture. No matter how you choose...

OSWIECIM, POLAND - NOVEMBER 15:   The infamous German inscription that reads Work Makes Free at the main gate of the Auschwitz I extermination camp on November 15, 2014 in Oswiecim, Poland. Ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation o

Unpacking ‘The Zone of Interest’: a masterpiece beyond convention

Ray Rodriguez, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

    Spoiler warning: This article contains spoilers for the movie “The Zone of Interest.” About a decade ago, Michael Haneke, a renowned German auteur filmmaker known for world...

‘Poor Things’: the beauty in the bizarre

‘Poor Things’: the beauty in the bizarre

Ezequiel Peña, Contributor February 13, 2024

    The story of “Frankenstein” is not ancient, but it certainly feels like it. Mary Shelley’s tale of a man’s obsession to reanimate the dead has been adapted and twisted so...

Exploring Texan tales

Exploring Texan tales

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator February 13, 2024

So much history lies within the state of Texas, and the “Boundless: Storytelling in Texas Book Arts” exhibit at UTSA gives people the opportunity to witness various pieces depicting its stories....

Let the music get harsher

Let the music get harsher

Malaki Lingg, Web Editor February 6, 2024

Local shows are a part of what makes or breaks a music scene. A lack of shows or talent, and you may have a dying scene on your hands. Luckily, the dark club scene in Texas is being kept alive...

Cheap Valentine’s Day gifts for your partner

Cheap Valentine’s Day gifts for your partner

Chloe Williams, Managing Editor February 6, 2024

Valentine’s is a day of appreciation and celebration of love, but it can also break the bank. The 2024 predicted Valentine’s spending in the U.S. is just under $26 billion, but giving gifts to your...

Prioritizing women’s wellness

Prioritizing women’s wellness

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2024

Are you in need of emergency contraceptives, reproductive health advice or menstrual products? Black Book Sex Ed is a community organization looking to serve women by providing them with necessary products...

PAISANO POETS – Lost in the art of it all by Samantha Ysaguirre

Samantha Ysaguirre and Marcela Montufar Soria February 5, 2024

Staff writer Samantha delights us all with another one of her poems! Check out Samantha's here!

Drag, dance and Björk

Drag, dance and Björk

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator January 30, 2024

This past Sunday, The Starlighter hosted their weekly, out-of-this-world drag brunch, where attendees could enjoy delicious food and unforgettable performances by alternative drag performers. With...

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