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

The downfall of ‘The Bachelor’ franchise

The downfall of ‘The Bachelor’ franchise

Jenna Taylor, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Some of you might have heard of the popular ABC dating shows — “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise.” “The Bachelor” consists of 30 women fighting for the engagement...

‘I was not born to put up with anyone’

‘I was not born to put up with anyone’

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor October 4, 2022

Inspired by her tumultuous relationships and childhood trauma associated with toxic masculinity, Gabi Magaly shared her Mexican-American photographic narrative with UTSA’s Main Art Gallery. The...

Student-run business for affordable UTSA merch

Student-run business for affordable UTSA merch

Gauri Raje, News Editor September 27, 2022

Simply.nyssa is an Instagram-run business owned by Anyssa Gutierrez, a sophomore studying psychology at UTSA. When simply.nyssa started after designing a UTSA shirt for a junior year high school event,...

San Antonio Museum of Art Reopens Latin American Popular Art Exhibit

San Antonio Museum of Art Reopens Latin American Popular Art Exhibit

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor September 13, 2022

Formerly known as the “Latin American Folk Art Collection,” the “Latin American Popular Art Exhibit” inside the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) has reopened and rebranded. “This new title...

Graffiti art’s journey from abomination to appreciation

Graffiti art’s journey from abomination to appreciation

Kylar Royer, Contributing Writer September 6, 2022

In the past, graffiti was a criminalized activity that was often ignored as a genuine art style; however, the more society has tried to force graffiti out of its cities, artists and advocates have fought...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Youthful Fool

Regina Robert, Contributing Writer August 30, 2022

I’m a child I’m young and inexperienced I’m naive and guidable Easy to fool Easy to lie to For lies will always be truth to me I just want to be taken care of Someone to care...

Passion over politics

Passion over politics

Laynie Clark, Managing Editor August 30, 2022

“You know you can let a guy help you and still be a feminist?” Falling in love — can you do it with someone who is politically different? A question asked by many but answered by few. We are rarely...

UTSA alumnus-owned business: Spin Art Nation

UTSA alumnus-owned business: Spin Art Nation

Sarah Ofsdahl, Contributing Writer August 30, 2022

Atlanta-based art franchise, Spin Art Nation has made its way to San Antonio with a UTSA alumnus as a co-owner. With a mind for entrepreneurship and a passion for working with people, Peter Carollo has...

Flatland Cavalry honors its humble roots in recent video series ‘Far Out West Sessions’

Flatland Cavalry honors its humble roots in recent video series ‘Far Out West Sessions’

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer July 11, 2022

Almost a year after the release of their most recent album, “Welcome to Countryland,” Flatland Cavalry released their newest project, a video series titled “Far Out West Sessions.” The album is...

UTSA film studies program debuts showcasing rising student filmmakers

UTSA film studies program debuts showcasing rising student filmmakers

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor April 26, 2022

The UTSA film studies program makes its public debut this week with a star-studded student film festival. After the inclusion of brand-new, film-focused courses, a semester’s worth of student films will...

Image by Alex Hanks

Rehearsal

Rand Whitfield, Contributing Writer April 19, 2022

Chilling, sterile, recycled air enveloping me like a thin blanket on a wintery night. Bright, cold, hospitalic hallway ... it It didn't seem this cold before. It wasn't this cold before. It...

UTSA art and music majors dissatisfied with their departments’ event marketing

UTSA art and music majors dissatisfied with their departments’ event marketing

Zahara Latson, Contributing Writer April 19, 2022

As the semester comes to a close, the UTSA Arts building hallways have begun to fill with vibrant, eccentric flyers promoting anything from exhibits and displays to senior recitals, ensemble concerts and...

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