The Paisano

The expectation has been set

Frank Wilson and his team taking the field before a game. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Jose Bouquett

September 24, 2019

UTSA officially codified their zero-tolerance sexual assault policy, named after sexual assault advocate and survivor Brenda Tracy, effective at the beginning of this semester. As a community, not enough is done to prevent sexual assault, and this was an excellent step from the university in order to...

The controversy around NCAA athlete compensation

USC running back busts through the hole. 

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Josh Levario

December 6, 2017

Division I university sports teams will generate an estimated $9 billion this year. However, only the top 20 of 230 programs will pull in more than $100 million, most won’t even break more than $20 million. The debate on whether or not college athletes should be paid a salary has been going on for de...

San Antonio community condemns UIW athletes in blackface

The University of the Incarnate Word subject of controversy when student athletes wear blackface. Photo Courtesy of Creative Commons

Kenyatta Battle

November 29, 2017

Students from the University of Incarnate Word’s (UIW) athletic teams wore blackface for Halloween and received condemnation from the San Antonio community. Blackface is a form of theatrical makeup used by predominantly non-black people to portray black people. The students received a punishment,...