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

Dont fall into a sleepless cycle

Don’t fall into a sleepless cycle

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor October 12, 2021

Given the fast pace of life, getting inadequate sleep has become the trend, especially among college students. Your sleep schedule indicates how busy your life has become. As young college students, we...

Movie theaters need to adapt

Movie theaters need to adapt

Mason Hickok, Web Editor October 12, 2021

I, like many film lovers, was relieved when theaters began to reopen. While I do enjoy watching movies at home — just ask my 364 and counting collection of films — nothing beats a trip to the movie...

Be your own soulmate

Be your own soulmate

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

What an isolating feeling it is to be the only person in the room without a romantic partner. Imagine, for a moment, that you were invited to a party for the holidays. The winter chill is in the air, the...

The power of poetry

The power of poetry

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor October 12, 2021

Since the pandemic, many people have been experiencing spikes in depression and anxiety. Mental Health America, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing mental health awareness, screened over...

The City of San Antonio should do more for UTSA Athletics

The City of San Antonio should do more for UTSA Athletics

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 5, 2021

Since the launch of President Taylor Eighmy’s 10-year Strategic Vision Plan, UTSA has placed a huge emphasis on incorporating San Antonio and its culture into the university’s development and expansion....

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...

Feed your body, feed your soul

Feed your body, feed your soul

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

If you could, for just a moment, imagine the life of a wild animal. This can be any wild animal of your choice—it could be a bear, a lion, a wolf—anything your beautiful mind can think of. Now, think...

In person, out of touch

In person, out of touch

Areebah Bharmal, Contributing Writer September 21, 2021

While the Texas government, specifically Gov. Greg Abbott, may have removed all COVID-19 related precautions and seems to be actively working to prevent public organizations from mandating masks and vaccines,...

A message in a bottle

A message in a bottle

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2021

I started taking antidepressants during my freshman year of college. I felt trapped inside my head and ridiculed by my own conscience. Now a senior, I am unapologetically open about my relationship with...

Getting vaccinated is our patriotic duty

Getting vaccinated is our patriotic duty

Javier Tije, Contributing Writer September 21, 2021

Being a citizen of a nation comes with numerous benefits. Specifically in the case of the United States, we have the privileges of laws such as the Bill of Rights, which guarantees us some freedoms from...

The people we put on pedestals

The people we put on pedestals

Sanne Peek, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

Why do we feel so connected to celebrities? Considering a majority of fans have never met the people they idolize, the question seems valid. The most contact many fans get is to be a number in their favorite...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Voter suppression is alive and well

Areebah Bharmal, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

Despite efforts by Texas Democrats, Senate Bill 1, which tightens Texas’ already stringent voter laws, was passed and signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 7. This law targets minorities and those...

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