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

Public libraries for the win

Public libraries for the win

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator April 16, 2024

Knowledge is both a powerful tool and a privilege to acquire. Resources, such as our local public libraries, provide us with the opportunity to indulge in an overabundance of knowledge and allow us to...

A day for bibliophiles

A day for bibliophiles

Laynie Clark, Managing Editor April 18, 2023

On April 15, the Central Library hosted the 11th annual San Antonio Book Festival. The festival served as a place for book signings, author meet-ups and food truck fun.  Festivities began at 10 a.m....

Books arent made for burning

Books aren’t made for burning

Jessica McLaren and Angie Santos November 16, 2021

“Where they burn books, they will also ultimately burn people.” So wrote Heinrich Heine, one of Germany’s greatest poets — Heine spoke of book burning, a practice involving the burning of books...

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...

Book drive collects books for Bexar County Jail.

Texas Organizing Project launches community book drive

Rudy Sanchez April 2, 2019

The Texas Organizing Project (TOP) has recently launched the Quiero Leer book drive, a community project that seeks to add hundreds of new books to the Bexar County Jail library. The local book drive is...

“Graceling” by Kristen Cashore: A Companion Trilogy

November 10, 2014

Are you a fantasy fanatic looking for a new book series? “Graceling” by Kristen Cashore explores a Tolkien-like world filled with unforgettable characters and an unbelievable plot. “Graceling”...

Let’s Do The Time Warp!

October 13, 2014

This week is all about books within the realm of time travel! Most time travel books fall under the Sci-fi genre and can be immensely entertaining. There are the classics, like “The Time Machine,”...

What Does “Contemporary” Mean Anyway?

October 6, 2014

If you have visited a local book store, you have probably seen an aisle or section dedicated to contemporary books. “What are these and why are they grouped together?”: I used to ask myself this...

They Are Among Us

September 25, 2014

Emily Varvel/ The Paisano This week is all about aliens! Yes, you read that right, aliens. I used to avoid the entire “space” genre as if it were the plague. People would tell...

Greek Mythology is Boring? You are MYTH-taken!

September 18, 2014

Courtesy of & Disney Hyperion Hello, and welcome to my book blog Cover to Cover! My name is Emily Joy and I look forward to discussing all matters book-related....

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