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Don’t fret the end of semester scaries

Don’t fret the end of semester scaries

Donald Escamilla Jr.

November 20, 2019

We are now in the final weeks of the Fall 2019 semester, and tensions are high for a lot of students. Teachers are dumping every assignment they have into these last weeks such as projects, homework and essays, not to mention finals are right around the corner. The pressure is on. Keep this in mind though:...

Studying Abroad

Katrina Clements

November 6, 2019

In college, we all try to figure out what our purpose is. As young adults who feel lost in our career paths, our studies and in finding ourselves, we seek adventure and new opportunities. How can we escape the madness of being a busy college student without wasting precious time and money? Studying abroad...

Your liberal arts degree matters

Your liberal arts degree matters

Ryan Houston-Dial

November 6, 2019

Studying for classes, participating in student organizations and maintaining relationships contribute to the fatigue college students experience daily. As college students, we face plenty of adversity, which leaves most of us exhausted by the end of the day, only to repeat it all over again tomorrow....

A profession of creativity

A profession of creativity

Kasandra Parker

October 30, 2019

Graphic designer and marketing major Rachel Catalano is a recent graduate of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Just shy of two years graduated from college and immersed in her career field, Catalano has seen much success in her ability to find full-time jobs. She currently works as a graphic...

A(+) permanent solution

A(+) permanent solution

Editorial Board

October 23, 2019

A uniform grading system across all departments in the form of a plus/minus system needs to be implemented at UTSA. Currently, each department can decide whether to use a plus/minus system or a whole-letter system. Consistent grading systems are important for students who are applying for graduate work...

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 ...

Paisano Peeps: College Finals

Paisano Peeps: College Finals

Garry Leday and Jose Chapa

April 16, 2019

  Host: Jose Chapa Editor: Garry LeDay Donald Escamilla Folasade Sabitu Salman Abid Steven Moul Leonardo Garcia

FAFSA FAFSUCKS

FAFSA FAFSUCKS

Donald Escamilla Jr.

April 16, 2019

FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a form for current or upcoming college students to fill out to see if they are eligible for a grant to help them pay for college. While some would agree that they would not be at college if it wasn’t for FAFSA, others would argue that the process...

Changing your major for the better

Changing your major for the better

Kenyatta Battle

April 2, 2019

According to a statistical analysis report by the U.S. Department of Education, over one-third of college students switch their majors during their time in college. Should changing your major be considered a failure or success? Many people believe changing majors is a sign of failure; however, that is...

Paisano Peeps: College admissions

Paisano Peeps: College admissions

Garry Leday and Jose Chapa

April 2, 2019

  Host: Jose Chapa Editor: Garry LeDay Donald Escamilla Robin Fletcher Folasade Sabitu

Midterms: how to fix them

Donald Escamilla Jr.

March 6, 2019

When other students or my professors ask me how I feel about midterms, I have always believed that they can be very helpful for students here, but the process could use some repair. Spring midterms represent the halfway point of the semester and the quickly approaching summer break. Midterms do have...

Spring got me sprung

Spring got me sprung

Katrina Clements

January 22, 2019

Entering this spring semester brings my anxiety to a new level; I just spent a whole month being stressed to max capacity by my family and now I have to go back to school and push even harder? I need more time! I’m not ready! Before I knew it, I was packing up my car and heading back to San Antonio...