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

SGA reports spending $25,784.96 of budget as of March 7

SGA reports spending $25,784.96 of budget as of March 7

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 18, 2023

As the academic year comes to a close, The Paisano obtained a copy of expenses by the Student Government Association (SGA) for the year.  Out of the $47,173.00 total allocated this year, $25,784.96...

10 tips to save money in college

10 tips to save money in college

Chloe Williams, Web and Social Editor April 4, 2023

The average UTSA student pays $10,966 in tuition each academic year; this cost does not include housing and meals, which can cost a student living on campus an additional $12,934. While implementing small...

10 affordable ways to celebrate this Valentine’s Day

10 affordable ways to celebrate this Valentine’s Day

Chloe Williams, Web and Social Editor February 12, 2023

1. Dinner and a movie ~ $20-$30 Elevate this date night classic with a home-cooked meal and movie night. Find budget-friendly meal ideas here, including easy homemade pizza. If cooking is not your forte,...

The rowdy statue in the Sombrilla is wearing a mask. UTSA announced that they were eliminating 243 staff and 69 faculty positions for fiscal year 2020 due to budget cuts caused by COVID-19

UTSA welcomes over 71 new faculty members after having to release 69 from their service this fall due to COVID-caused budget cuts

Breahna Luera, News Editor August 28, 2020

A recent UTSA Today article announced UTSA’s addition of over 70 new faculty members — 68 tenure/tenure-track (TTT) and 3 non-tenure track (NTT) — to seven of its colleges for the Fall 2020 semester....

UTSA encouraged students to get involved in the 2020 census at an event
on Jan. 23. Census results influence the amount of federal funds disttributed
to states and localities.

2020 census push to increase federal funding

Breahna Luera, News Editor February 4, 2020

UTSA held a 2020 Census Kickoff event on Jan. 23, which informed students about what the census is and encouraged them to count themselves under their UTSA community address. “It’s important for UTSA...

SGA proposes budget reallocations

SGA proposes budget reallocations

Heather Montoya October 30, 2019

UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA) discussed budget reallocations during their General Assembly (GA) on Oct. 24. Following SGA’s Leadership Summit and homecoming activities, SGA Chief Executive...

Student government senators address concerns. Photo by Rudy Sanchez

Student government approves remaining $32,423 budget

Joseph Torres September 24, 2019

The 2019-2020 budget for UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA) was approved during the 8th Session of the 44th General Assembly. The budget is funded via Student Services Fee S001 which mandates...

Students hold signs in protest to student government budget. Photo by Robyn Castro

Student organizations protest student government spending

Breahna Luera September 24, 2019

Texas Rising and #ChangeRapeCulture united to work alongside student protestors at the Student Government Association (SGA) general assembly meeting on Sept. 19. During the open forum segment of the...

Illustration by Emmanuelle Maher

SGA, don’t tread on us

Editorial Board September 24, 2019

Outside the McKinney Humanities Building, some members of both The Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) and Turning Point USA, two of the most politically active organizations on campus, set aside...

Graphic by Lindsey Thomas

Budget vote postponed

Joseph Torres September 17, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) of UTSA failed to pass their annual budget during their 7th Session of the 44th General Assembly. Representatives spent the majority of the meeting asking questions...

Quick meals to make in college

Quick meals to make in college

Shelly Moreno January 30, 2019

Ramen? Wendy’s 4 for $4 meal? Chips and soda from a vending machine? If you buy any of these items, stay tuned for more options. Since you continued reading, welcome to the club that consists of millions...

Shop Rare at Brick at Blue Star. Emily Hubbard/The Paisano

Stunting on a budget

Emily Hubbard November 1, 2017

Thrifting is taken to a new level through local businesses. Over the past year, vintage fashion has seen a come up from casual everyday life to high fashion. Because vintage fashion is one of the hottest...

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