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Ciudad, a crecer: Get tested before you get it on

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Katrina Clements

March 7, 2018

Generally, during their teen and college years, people are having the most sex with new partners. Although this is the time when people should be the most concerned with practicing safe sex to avoid STDs and pregnancy, sex education has been lacking. Texas sex education is focused on abstinence, which...

Ciudad, a crecer: Remedying through recycling

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Mackenzie Dyer

February 20, 2018

A glance at our growing city’s waste management situation.   Mountains of rubbish. Toxic chemicals in the air. Doubtful signs of sustainable life. When asked about the way people dispose of waste on campus, one UTSA Biochemistry student, Liz Cervantes said, “When I see people not recyclin...

Ciudad, a crecer: Genesis of the village

Construction can be seen along UTSA Blvd near main campus. Chase Otero/The Paisano

Isaac Serna

February 14, 2018

Impending development near the UTSA area to change traffic, economy and landscape. One developer is doing a little California dreaming near UTSA Main Campus. A 114-acre plot on UTSA Blvd, near the crossing of Loop 1604 and Interstate 10 has been tapped into by developers following a revival of mixed-use...

Ciudad, a crecer: Alamo amnesia

The proposed plan will increase the grounds to 12 acres and add 63 new trees while retaining current trees. Chase Otero/The Paisano

Gaige Davila

February 6, 2018

300 year old San Antonio landmark to receive controversial $400 million renovation.   Judging from most public school textbooks, we do not remember the Alamo. The City of San Antonio and the Alamo Plaza Advisory Committee don’t think so either, advancing a master plan that maps out reno...

Ciudad, A Crecer: Break a leg – Theaters in San Antonio

Backstage at the youth production of The Lion King.

Enrique Bonilla

January 31, 2018

San Antonio theaters revived breathe new life into the arts community. Varied in design, history and audience, theaters have long been a part of San Antonio’s cultural history. These staples in our community tell stories through their architectural design, their programs and the audiences. ...

Ciudad, a crecer: two paths, one bridge

The Hays St. Bridge is one of the few places in the city that has an unobstructed view of the San Antonio skyline. Emily Hubbard/The Paisano

Justice Lovin

January 18, 2018

Developers and community groups clash on the city’s east side.   Unnoticed by many in the city, there is an ongoing conflict between two visions for San Antonio’s future. That conflict is centered currently at the Hays Street Bridge. The 136-year-old bridge, located on the East Sid...