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

BSU hosts panel discussion on Black womanhood

BSU hosts panel discussion on Black womanhood

Gauri Raje, News Editor March 1, 2022

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted a panel discussion titled “Black Girls Rock: A Panel Discussion on Black Womanhood” on Feb. 24. The panel discussion was a part of UTSA’s Black History Month...

Dreamers Resource Center hosts panel highlighting the Black immigrant experience

Dreamers Resource Center hosts panel highlighting the Black immigrant experience

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor February 22, 2022

As part of UTSA’s Black History Month festivities, the Dreamers Resource Center hosted a panel discussion titled “A Conversation on Amplifying the Black Immigrant Voices.” The panel discussion focused...

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’

Review: ‘Summer of Soul’

Mason Hickok, Web Editor February 15, 2022

The year is 1969. July 24, 1969, to be exact. Neil Armstrong has landed on the moon, the Manson family is soon to enact their bloody rampage and it is the summer of Woodstock. Though, on this day, a seminal...

Black History Month: Two Millennia in Mourning

Black History Month: Two Millennia in Mourning

Amanda Sellers, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

“For I owe more to the dead, with whom I will spend a much longer time, than I ever will to the living,” (Sophocles, 90-92) Antigone wails to her sister, Ismene. Sophocles’ “Antigone” is a living,...

UTSA Celebrates Black History Month- Event Lineup

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor February 4, 2022

UTSA has a full lineup of events commemorating Black History Month. Check out the video to learn more about how you too can learn more about black history through educational workshops, book clubs, wellness...

Graphic by Amber Chin

A source of strength: Celebrating Black History Month

Santiago Elizondo, Contributing writer February 12, 2021

Black History Month was created to remember important individuals and events in Black history. Black History Month originally began as Negro History Week, created in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, an African...

Lecturer hosts book discussion on ‘Black Fortunes’

Ben Shirani, Staff Writer February 19, 2020

Senior lecturer and Director of African American Studies Karla Broadus partnered with the San Antonio Public Library’s Igo Branch to support Black History Month, presenting a lecture on a new book by...

Photo courtesy of Dominique Beltran

Big Sis Advice: Black Entrepreneurs = Y.O.U.

Kimiya Factory February 26, 2019

Growing up, the only black entrepreneurs that I was ever aware of were famous. Actors like Will Smith, singers like Beyoncé and talk show hosts like Oprah Winfrey; and even then they were just..wealthy,...

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Big Sis: Dating a black girl

Kimiya Factory February 20, 2019

To be completely honest, I was shaking my head while writing that title. Shaking my head more so at the fact that ‘dating a black girl’ has to be a thing. Trying sushi, going to yoga classes, being...

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Big Sis Black History Month: My Hair Journey

Kimiya Factory February 13, 2019

I remember my scalp burning; that meant the relaxer was working. I never sweat it though. “Beauty is pain,” I would tell myself as I imagined the admiring looks I’d get in the hallways. My hair...

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Big sis advice: A tribute

paisano.online1 February 6, 2019

The moss that swing on the trees of the south still feel the fingertips of slaves that hugged them in the night; desperate to find the direction of the north. A mother’s swollen breast leaks milk for...

In conclusion

Kenyatta Battle February 28, 2018

With Black History Month’s conclusion, I feel it is important to reflect on its impact. It should not just be viewed as important for African Americans. No, it should be considered important to all Americans....

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