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Images around campus after the snow storm.

UTSA students disheartened and frustrated during the Winter Storm

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 23, 2021

During the unusual winter storm that swept the south in the latter half of last week, students were both disheartened and irked by the unprecedented events that forced so many into isolation and scarcity.    Freshman...

The school of data science joins the downtown campus community

Jaida Sloan, Contributing Writer January 22, 2021

From land purchased from the city of San Antonio the expansion of downtown campus is underway. The $90 million  School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center building is on schedule...

Karrington Donald attempts to pass the ball to a teammate as fans look on from the stands. It will be interesting to see how drastically the 15% attendance limit will affect crowd attendance this season.

Convocation Center releases its COVID-19 guidelines for basketball

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

Basketball is finally just around the corner for UTSA. Both the women’s and men’s teams will start their season Nov. 25. The women’s team will play against Sul Ross State in the Convocation Center,...

The RACE building is currently on track to be finished by June of 2021. Construction of the structure itself has recently been completed.

RACE building continues to push toward completion

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor November 13, 2020

UTSA Athletics administration, President Taylor Eighmy, President for Intercollegiate Athletics Lisa Campos, members of the Roadrunner Foundation and head football coach Jeff Traylor celebrated a topping...

Over 3,000 students, faculty, staff have been tested for COVID-19, only 22 test positive with direct campus impact

Over 3,000 students, faculty, staff have been tested for COVID-19, only 22 test positive with direct campus impact

Josh Peck, News Editor October 9, 2020

2,182 students and 1,055 faculty and staff have been tested for COVID-19 since the start of the fall semester as of Oct. 7. Of those, 21 students and one faculty or staff member have reported positive...

A banner hangs on campus. Doug Frantz's research could lead to a drug that could reduce the severity of illness of COVID-19.

University announces updates on the president’s initiative on enriching campus wellbeing

Breahna Luera, News Editor October 9, 2020

Dean of Students LT Robinson and Vice Provost for Student Success Tammy Wyatt updated the UTSA community on President Eighmy’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing in an email on Oct. 7. Some of...

University dorms experience internet outage during first week of the fall semster

University dorms experience internet outage during first week of the fall semster

Breahna Luera, News Editor August 28, 2020

UTSA dorms had an internet outage on Wednesday for roughly ten hours. Kevin Reichle, chief operating officer of Apogee, the company responsible for the university dorms’ internet services, said it was...

The mostly-empty Sombrilla sits in the center of Main Campus. UTSA has recently decided to transition classes online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Keep track of coronavirus updates from UTSA administration members

Josh Peck and Breahna Luera April 8, 2020

For the most up-to-date information, visit UTSA’s coronavirus information page. April 8 Update from UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy On April 8, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent an email to students...

Bree Newsome shares her experiences with social activism.
The event was held in the Denman Ballroom.

Activist Bree Newsome talks social change

Summer Mathis, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

Bree Newsome hosted a discussion about activism in the Denman on Feb. 26. An outspoken activist, Newsome is most notable for removing a confederate flag from a South Carolina government building in 2015....

Photo by Robyn Castro

The state of mental health at UTSA

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck February 19, 2020

On Feb. 7, President Taylor Eighmy provided The Paisano with his first statement regarding the suicide of Cesar Caballero, sophomore pre-music major and Resident Assistant (RA) at Alvarez Hall. The incident...

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...

Student jumps from second-story bridge

Josh Peck, News Editor February 19, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 13, the second incident of self-harm UTSA has acknowledged in the past three months — the last occurring in December — took place between the Business Building (BB) and McKinney Humanities...

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