The Paisano

The Tracy Rule: a great first step with an Achilles’ heel

Illustration by Amber Chan

Editorial Board

October 2, 2019

Effective this fall, the Tracy Rule holds all UTSA student athletes accountable for their actions. The Tracy Rule form consists of seven yes or no questions regarding the athlete’s criminal history and convictions of Serious Misconduct (any act of rape, sexual assault, sexual violence, dating violence,...

In defense of UTSA football

In defense of UTSA football

Lacee Barnes

October 2, 2019

I am a current 3rd year female student-athlete at UTSA. After reading various articles from The Paisano based on athletics at UTSA, I am displeased with the representation of athletes by The Paisano newspaper. The previous article focused on UTSA vs Baylor football game displayed multiple accounts of...

50 years later: students still first

Photo Courtesy of Samantha Flores

Editorial Board and Kenyatta Battle

January 16, 2019

UTSA has been in existence for 50 years and has established itself as a great institution. It is not UT. It has its own culture and its own mission. As a Hispanic-serving institution, UTSA has continued to show its dedication to its student body: teachers encouraging students in the classroom and administr...

UTSA Athletics refocuses cheer program; squad no longer allowed to compete

Photo courtesy of UTSA Athletics

Caroline Traylor

June 4, 2016

This spring, Senior Associate Athletics Director Kellie Elliot announced to the cheerleading squad that they would no longer be allowed to compete. The reason: UTSA Athletics planned to redirect the focus of the program. The squad, which has competed for over 10 years in the National Cheerleading A...