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

Beneath the big top

Beneath the big top

Naydine De La Fuente, Interim Copyediting Coordinator November 8, 2023

Lights, camera, action. Cirque du Soleil is an international production that has made its way into the city of San Antonio. As the crew and performers prepared to execute a once-in-a-lifetime performance,...

This Week in History — Week of April 11

This Week in History — Week of April 11

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor April 11, 2023

April 11, 1970: Apollo 13 was launched. After the successes of the Apollo 11 and the Apollo 12 missions, Apollo 13 was set to be NASA’s third moon-landing mission. The mission was manned by astronauts...

This Week in History — Week of April 4

This Week in History — Week of April 4

Marcela Montufar Soria, Multimedia Editor April 4, 2023

April 4, 1975: Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded the Microsoft Corporation.  Childhood friends Gates and Allen founded the Microsoft Corporation in 1975, originally named Micro-Soft for microprocessors...

Get Involved Week of Nov. 8 to Nov. 15

Get Involved Week of Nov. 8 to Nov. 15

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor November 8, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 8: Nov. 8 is the last day to vote. Make sure you cast your ballot by today. UTSA’s Main Campus will be a polling site from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the H-E-B Student Union...

Illustration by Triston Simpson

I dare you

Jansen Bean, Staff Writer August 25, 2020

Dear Racists, I dare you to watch “If Beale Street Could Talk.” I dare you to watch the Black characters in this film compare the white man to the devil. I dare you to watch the Black men in this...

Photo by Rudy Sanchez

Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival canceled

Sofia Garcia, Arts and Life Editor April 18, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the board and staff leadership of the Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival has canceled the 13th annual festival scheduled for Nov. 14. Luminaria is a non-profit arts organization...

K-poppin in the club

K-poppin in the club

Maha Qadri, Magazine Editor February 4, 2020

K-pop Nite at the Brick Blue Star Arts Complex was electric and infectious, as “BBoom BBoom” by Momoland blasted through the speakers. Upon entering the club, the patrons found a stage where K-pop...

Your liberal arts degree matters

Your liberal arts degree matters

Ryan Houston-Dial November 6, 2019

Studying for classes, participating in student organizations and maintaining relationships contribute to the fatigue college students experience daily. As college students, we face plenty of adversity,...

My Experience at Area 51

My Experience at Area 51

Leonardo Garcia October 10, 2019

I touched my face and rubbed my eyes because they were hurting from how late it was. It was already Friday and I had a test in the morning; 8:30 a.m. to be exact. The silence along with the AC made me...

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Some thoughts on suffering

Forrest Wilkinson October 9, 2019

Suffering: it is a natural part of life, interwoven into life’s fabric. It is unescapable, and yet how we perceive, act, speak and become in the wake of suffering is what defines us most. There is no...

Courtesy of Sofia Garcia

First Friday

Sofia Garcia September 11, 2019

Whether you are an arts and music lover, or you simply enjoy the nightlife of San Antonio, First Friday is an escapade specially crafted for you. What began in 1994 as a walkthrough of local art galleries...

Courtesy of Katy Silva

Modernism at Flax Studio

Katrina Clements November 7, 2017

Local artist and professor, Justin Korver’s new exhibit defines gender norms. In San Antonio, there are a variety of museums that display great works of art from before our time. Big name artists seem...

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