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

The rise of electric vehicles

The rise of electric vehicles

Editorial Board August 30, 2022

On Aug. 25, California set to end the sales of gasoline-powered cars by requiring all new vehicles sold in the state by 2035 to be either electric or plug-in electric hybrids. While California is moving...

Think twice before you buy

Think twice before you buy

Jessica McLaren, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

If you’re a regular user of TikTok, Twitter or Instagram, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term “fast fashion.” The term, first used by The New York Times in 1989, has been coined for streetwear brands...

Metal straws wont save the world

Metal straws won’t save the world

Editorial Board October 5, 2021

On Sept. 29, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared 23 endangered species as extinct, and in doing so, removed them from the protection of the Endangered Species Act. Since the creation of the Endangered...

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We can’t have conservation in Texas without hunting

Adrian Arevalo, Contributing Writer October 2, 2020

For centuries, Americans have indulged in the luxury of recreational outdoor activities, from sporting events to camping, hunting, and fishing. Mother Nature has not only provided us with an abundance...

UTSA architecture team wins competition

UTSA architecture team wins competition

Ethan Gullett November 6, 2019

The student architecture team at UTSA competed in an event held by the Texas Society of Architects and brought home the victory against teams from Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Del Mar and Rice. The team...

Cry for the cryosphere

Cry for the cryosphere

Dawson Fagan October 9, 2019

The International Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) “Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate” is terrifying, and it has come just in time for Halloween. The report is a harrowing...

You have stolen my dreams

You have stolen my dreams’

Dawson Fagan October 2, 2019

Greta Thunberg is an icon to many, and a victim of fear and indoctrination to others. However, like so many champions of worthy causes, critics and advocates alike focus on the messenger and not the message. When...

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The change we wish to see: San Antonio plays their part in the fight against climate change

Robin Molina September 24, 2019

Before the crowd proliferated through the streets for the Youth Climate Strike, an event part of the global climate strike and hosted by Operation Climate SA, Public Citizen Texas, Society of Native...

image of an electric car charging.

One mile at a time

Maha Qadri September 6, 2018

Electric vehicles are lowering the carbon emissions placed into our environment. With environmentalism becoming more prevalent across the United States, electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining traction as...

Hand drawn graphic of vegetables and a carton of French fries

Peas on Earth

Katrina Clements August 30, 2018

Excess production and consumption of meat and dairy has led to a dying planet  Raised awareness of human contribution to the downfall of our environment has made some individuals ask themselves, “What...

The Paris Agreement was signed on Apr. 22, 2016.

Paris climate discord

Ricardo Rodriguez June 8, 2017

On Thursday, President Trump announced America’s exit from the Paris Agreement, an agreement that unified 194 countries towards the singular goal of reducing emissions and the impact of climate change. America...

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Model U.N. Society Hosts Panel On Climate Change

Ben Shirani April 18, 2017

On Wed. April 5, the UTSA Model United Nations Society (M.U.N.S) hosted a panel of experts to speak on climate change. The panel consisted of four experts on fields related to climate change. According...

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