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

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...

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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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‘Tales from the Line’ by Hugo Santana

Isabella McGovern, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Master of fine arts student Hugo Santana presents his thesis exhibition, "Tales from the Line'' at the UTSA Main Art Gallery. The theme is the concept of labor and how its routine can be choreographic....

UTSA parody accounts: Gingers, Chap Cat and Overheard

UTSA parody accounts: Gingers, Chap Cat and Overheard

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Continuing through the multitude of UTSA parody Instagram pages, we found diverse content with a niche scope for every user to enjoy. Featured on this week’s UTSA parody accounts are the three female...

Backgrounds & Impressions: A Cultural Chasm

Backgrounds & Impressions: A Cultural Chasm

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Assimilation is the American dream, isn’t it? It is the thing we all dream of when we do not know where we fit in. I think I have, unfortunately, assimilated to the point of not being seen anymore. I...

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The community leaders behind The West Side Sound

Mason Hickok, Web Editor April 12, 2022

Equally important as the academic research and interviews that make up the West Side Sound Oral History Project, the people on the West Side embody the diversity and good-natured energy present in...

UTSA student discusses the meaning behind the holy month of Ramadan

UTSA student discusses the meaning behind the holy month of Ramadan

Malaki Lingg, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Ramadan is the ninth month in the holy Islamic calendar. Those who participate do so through fasting, prayer, reflection and community. The beginning of Ramadan is signified for some by local moon sightings,...

Ken in Rome: Isnt it romantic?

Ken in Rome: Isn’t it romantic?

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Kennedy Bustos is participating in UTSA’s “COLFA Semester in Urbino” program. She’ll be spending the semester in Urbino, Italy. She is thrilled to document her adventures in an exclusive column...

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At the Top

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordiantor April 12, 2022

I’ve never believed in my ability to climb the stairs. The ones I’ve always been warned to avoid,  the ones people have told me measure nothing of my worth,  but I can’t stop them from...

The UTSA Career Center

The UTSA Career Center

Isabella McGovern, Assistant Magazine Editor April 12, 2022

The UTSA Career Center offers students an array of services that relate to career planning and resources. Many students visit the office for career exploration, especially when they want to change their...

The mislabeling of AAVE as internet slang

The mislabeling of AAVE as internet slang

Saryvette Morales Cádiz, Arts & Life Editor March 8, 2022

Take any sociolinguistics class and you will eventually come across African American Vernacular English (AAVE), also known as Black English. For generations, African American communities have created their...

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