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 persistent threat of procrastination

The persistent threat of procrastination

Lucia Llano, Contributing Writer October 19, 2021

As students begin facing interminable to-do lists and looming deadlines, procrastination is a persistent threat that is always hanging over us. A stubborn procrastination habit is enough to warrant many...

Writing with puro amor and no expectations

Writing with puro amor and no expectations

Saryvette Morales Cádiz, Arts & Life Editor October 12, 2021

Author of the beloved Chicano novel, “The House on Mango Street,” Sandra Cisneros took part in a panel discussion sponsored by AARP Texas (American Association of Retired Persons) during Hispanic Heritage...

Tree centerpiece. Photo courtesy of the McNay Art Museum

McNay Art Museum: ‘Is it Real? Staging Nature’

Victoria Caldera, Contributing Writer October 12, 2021

The wondrous exhibition “Is it Real? Staging Nature” gives you a magical glimpse of the work and thought that goes into theatrical design. This exhibition, curated by R. Scott Blackshire, first opened...

Roma : A Melancholic Masterpiece

‘Roma’ : A Melancholic Masterpiece

Alanna Pitre, Contributing Writer October 12, 2021

“Existence is nothing but a shared experience of loneliness.”-Alfonso Cuarón. Allow that quote to set the precedent for what is to be expected within this film. Directed, edited, shot and produced...

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your month

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

it’s October now the feeling in my fingers is back again point to your body and tell me where you feel it   a visceral embodiment of  I love you but you’re emotionally draining...

Newest Fish in the Sea: Confronting your roommate

Newest Fish in the Sea: Confronting your roommate

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor October 12, 2021

It’s your first year in college and you realize that your roommate is not a match made in heaven. You are sick and tired of their dirty dishes and sticky fingers, so what do you do? Being in a situation...

Balancing motherhood and higher education

Balancing motherhood and higher education

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

Trigger warning: sexual assault Jackie is a senior community health major at UTSA and she works two jobs. In addition, she is a single mom. Her son Joaquin was born April 24, 2020, right at the beginning...

Why you need a hobby

Why you need a hobby

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 21, 2021

People have the tendency to overlook important things: for example, hobbies. Having a hobby can make or break your mental health, especially in college. When the word “hobby” comes to mind most people...

Shang-Chi: The Legend of the MCU

Shang-Chi: The Legend of the MCU

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 14, 2021

Marvel Studios continues its long-running theme of touching on timely concepts and controversial topics after its release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” an Asian-led cinematic masterpiece....

Restored by Light in Mission San Jose: A review

‘Restored by Light’ in Mission San Jose: A review

Jada Thomas, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Several cultural events take place in San Antonio year-round, including the World Heritage Festival, which the city hosted this past week. The World Heritage Festival is an opportunity to promote the...

Student Union seating area near the new Freebirds and Panda Express.

The best study spots at UTSA

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

As we return to in-person classes, both freshman and sophomores alike find themselves on campus for the very first time. As a result, some of the best study spots on campus. As a senior here at UTSA, I...

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We Are Here

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor September 7, 2021

A sound haunts these streets. It echoes, it thrums. The screams of a people who were told to keep mum.   For years they've endured every action, every word. But the voices within...

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