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

UTSA awarded NSF grant to support Latino students in STEM

UTSA awarded NSF grant to support Latino students in STEM

Riley Carroll, Arts & Life Editor October 11, 2022

In September, the National Science Foundation (NSF) granted UTSA $3 million to support diversity, equity and inclusion in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field as a Hispanic...

SGA President aims to increase student engagement on campus

SGA President aims to increase student engagement on campus

Faith Kouadio, Contributing Writer September 6, 2022

Following her year-long tenure as vice president of UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA), Jasmin Paquet-Durand Ford noticed the vacancy in the Presidential role for the upcoming school year —...

New bike share initiative offers alternative transportation

New bike share initiative offers alternative transportation

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2022

The Office of Sustainability is set to unveil a new bike share program available to students and faculty. Starting on Sept. 6, users will have the opportunity to rent bicycles to commute to and from their...

Mold spots among top concerns about housing conditions

Mold spots among top concerns about housing conditions

Jessica McLaren, Assistant News Editor August 30, 2022

Update: A previous version of this story incorrectly listed the wrong management company for The Reserve. An increasing number of UTSA students are voicing complaints about their experiences while living...

UTSA hosts book signing for military sexual assault trauma novel Courageous Conversations

UTSA hosts book signing for military sexual assault trauma novel ‘Courageous Conversations’

Angie Santos, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

Trigger warning: Mentions of rape and sexual assault On Thursday, April 28, UTSA Veteran and Military Affairs hosted Colonel Lisa Carrington Firmin and contributing author Sandra Morissette’s “Courageous...

UTSA’s School of Data Science to open in Spring 2023

UTSA’s School of Data Science to open in Spring 2023

Alex Fotschky, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

UTSA’s School of Data Science is slated to start operations in Spring 2023. David Mongeau, founding director of the School of Data Science, provided answers to questions about this development located...

Photo courtesy of the UTSA Student Government Association

Former SGA President reflects on his service and discusses hopes for the future

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator April 26, 2022

As graduation season approaches, the heads of several student organizations are bidding farewell to the communities they have called home for the past few years. This includes Jose Escobedo, the former...

Photograph courtesy of Professor Sarah Lasley

UTSA professor and students speak on forthcoming film & media studies program

Mason Hickok, Web Editor April 25, 2022

UTSA — for now, under the umbrella of University College — will be offering students the opportunity to major or minor in film and media studies. The program will be offered at the start of the Fall...

Students express concerns about living conditions in Chisholm Hall

Students express concerns about living conditions in Chisholm Hall

Angie Santos, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2022

Chisholm Hall currently houses 347 UTSA students with dormitory prices ranging from $2,614 to $5,127 per semester. However, students have expressed concerns with housing, including maintenance and amenities...

UTSA faculty discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine; on-campus organization raises funds for Ukrainian Red Cross

UTSA faculty discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine; on-campus organization raises funds for Ukrainian Red Cross

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 19, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on Feb. 24, 2022, has now entered its 8th week. The invasion has directly resulted in severe civilian casualties in Ukraine, and thousands have been displaced...

UTSA’s merger with San Antonio arts school to go into effect Fall 2022

UTSA’s merger with San Antonio arts school to go into effect Fall 2022

Gauri Raje, News Editor March 29, 2022

UTSA’s merger with the Southwest School of Art (SSA) will go into effect in Fall 2022. SSA will combine with the art program at UTSA under the College of Liberal and Fine Arts (COLFA) to form a new school...

President Eighmy accepts a $3 million check on behalf of UTSA from UT System officials.

Board of Regents approves $300 million endowment; UTSA to receive $3 million

Gauri Raje, News Editor March 22, 2022

President Eighmy, along with members of the UT Board of Regents, State Senator José Menéndez and freshman student Gabby Palacios Martinez , gathered at UTSA’s Downtown Campus on Monday, March 14, to...

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