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UTSA community holds vigil for Cesar Caballero

UTSA community holds vigil for Cesar Caballero

Breahna Luera

December 10, 2019

The UTSA community joined the family of 19-year-old Cesar Caballero to hold a vigil in his memory in the Alvarez Hall Courtyard on Friday, Dec. 6. Caballero was a sophomore student and first-year resident assistant working at Alvarez Residence Hall who died by suicide on Wednesday, Dec. 4.  The memo...

Got free speech?

Got free speech?

Heather Montoya

November 13, 2019

President Taylor Eighmy sent a university-wide email to inform students about Protected Expression on Campus, a new Texas law that went into effect Sept. 1. The state law requires public universities to ensure that their campuses act as traditional public forums, to permit anyone to engage in lawful...

Adobe Creative Cloud available for UTSA

Adobe Creative Cloud available for UTSA

Heather Montoya

October 23, 2019

At the beginning of this semester, UTSA became the first four-year public university in Texas designated as an Adobe Creative Campus. The Adobe Creative Campus program aims to promote digital literacy in higher education. “As the first four-year public university in Texas to be designated an Adobe...

Who is going to hold Greek life accountable?

Who is going to hold Greek life accountable?

Julia Maenius

October 16, 2019

This semester, the UTSA athletic department has instated the Brenda Tracy Rule, an agreement to hold athletes accountable for sexual assault and other serious misconduct inquires. While the implementation of the Tracy Rule in the athletic department has provided an accountibility policy for athletes,...

Office of Information Technology changes operation model

Office of Information Technology changes operation model

Heather Montoya

October 16, 2019

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) will now be called University Technology Solutions (UTS). Kendra Ketchum, UTSA vice president for information management and technology, sent out an email announcing that the name change is effective as of Oct. 1. The office is not only changing its name, but...

Committee aims to make syllabi cosistent

Committee aims to make syllabi cosistent

Geoffrey Okolo

October 16, 2019

SGA officials have begun drafting the Syllabus, Attendance and Participation Grade Standardization Act. The Act was developed by students concerned about the inconsistencies and ambiguity regarding attendance and participation grades. “There were instances where faculty did not have any points allocated...

Researchers study theme park wait times

Researchers study theme park wait times

Kaylee Boggan

October 16, 2019

Researchers in the UTSA Department of Management Science and Statistics Wenbo Wu and Mark Leung, and undergraduate student Dayanira Mendoza studied different approaches to combating the waiting times at theme parks. “The course work in business analytics and supply chain; operations management programs...

Student fee increases proposed for Fall 2020

Student fee increases proposed for Fall 2020

Joseph Torres

October 16, 2019

Proposals to increase various UTSA student fees have been recommended to the university. Only one of the student fees will require a referendum, which affords students the ability to vote on the proposed increase. The Library Resource Charge (LM01), currently $5 per semester credit hour (SCH), was...

Humans of UTSA: Vedika Khanna

Humans of UTSA: Vedika Khanna

Folasade Sabitu

September 18, 2019

This is Vedika Khanna. She is a senior and a communication major. It took her three major changes to get her to where she is now, but the process has helped to build her confidence, solidify her values, and continue to push for success. This is her story. “I’m from Houston, Texas, born and raised, an...

Song and dance, poems and jokes

Song and dance, poems and jokes

Jake Striebeck

September 11, 2019

Students with diverse talents filled the Paseo Courtyard on Sept. 15 to perform and watch the Open Mic Night hosted by the UTSA Student Union. Creativity was showcased all night as artists were each given five minutes to perform their act. UTSA students showed off their creative talents in an e...

UTSA’s 50th Anniversary Party

Kat Joseph

June 8, 2019

  UTSA threw a cupcake party for students, faculty and staff on its 50th anniversary.   Videographer- Kat Joseph Video editor- Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph   Check out other videos from The Paisano. Subscribe to keep up with news, UTSA student polls, local ...

Students vote down fee proposals

Students vote down fee proposals

Isaac Serna

February 9, 2018

The Athletics and Transportation Fees at UTSA will not be raised for students next school year. Over 6,100 students casted their ballots during the two-day voting period. Both proposal to raise the fees were voted down by the largest voter-turnout in UTSA history.   Athletics Fee voting results For: 1,439 or 23.3...