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Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Coffee Shop Column: Berry to Bean

Joseph Torres, Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Just outside the Alamo Heights city limits sign lies a coffee shop tucked between a Chipotle and an IHOP. While this might sound like a place for a busy, mainstream establishment, Berry to Bean remains a hidden gem. A large bay window at the entrance embellishes the aesthetically modern setting of th...

Musician of the week: Underground artist makes history

Musician of the week: Underground artist makes history

Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator

January 28, 2020

Songwriter Snoh Aalegra returned with her sophomore album, “Ugh, those feels again,” in August 2019, after debuting her first album, “FEELS,” in October 2017. A nominee for album of the year at the Swedish music awards, The Grammis, Aalegra’s latest album comprises songs for a wide variety ...

Big Sis Advice: Self-awareness

Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Kimiya Factory

October 16, 2019

Lately, I’ve been practicing a motivational tool I overheard at a conference — self-awareness. Before I grasped what self-awareness was, I used to think it meant holding myself accountable when I’d go back for the second row of Oreos in the pantry. Awareness of self means doing multiple jobs...

Column: Big SisKeep your blinders on

Photo Courtesy of Dominique Beltran

Kimiya Factory

September 11, 2019

Sometimes I give up – when somebody is defending rape culture, I am guilty of tuning out. I think to myself, “They’ll never get it.” But over time, I’ve learned that they will – at least that’s what I have to tell myself. However, I like to think that in an ideal future, people who...

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: 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...

Ciudad, a crecer: an invitation

Controversy bubbles over development near Hays St. Bridge on the east side. Creative Commons

Enrique Bonilla

January 10, 2018

Looking into the growing pains of San Antonio in 2018.   The sprawl of mankind over earth is the tale of humanity. Over thousands of years, sapiens consumed and conquered land, water and air to acquire food and shelter. From the humble foraging bands of kin societies to larger nomadic t...

Sincerely Sara: Winding down

November 19, 2013

John Flores With Thanksgiving and Christmas break approaching, many students are already daydreaming about holiday plans. Some have movies in mind while others look forward to catching up on all the sleep they lost during the semester. No matter what your plans are, this break will be ...

Sincerely Sara: Is this a bad time?

November 5, 2013

John Flores College is a place of contradictions for some. This is the time and place to learn, but it is also the time to take on more responsibility, which could conflict with studying. We have all had to do things out of our comfort zone, but talking to people professionally ...

Sincerely Sara: What happens when your favorite TV show ends

October 8, 2013

Photo Credit: John Flores With AMC’s “Breaking Bad” now officially off the air, many viewers are wondering what’s to come next in the realm of defining television shows. With “Mad Men” also on its way out, in the near future we are left with only a few hard hitting programs...