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

Public pantry providing for the people

Public pantry providing for the people

Malaki Lingg and Riley Carroll August 30, 2022

Food insecurity is an ever-increasing issue within the United States. Approximately 10.5% of U.S. households were food insecure in 2020, 22.5% of all children in Texas faced food insecurity at some point...

Professor studies link between church attendance and crime

Professor studies link between church attendance and crime

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor March 22, 2022

Assistant Professor of applied microeconomics, Jonathan Moreno-Medina, is studying the effect of church attendance on crime and how weather conditions can affect the relationship between the two.  His...

VOICES members volunteer all over the city.

VOICES serves the San Antonio community

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

The UTSA Volunteer Organization Including Community, Education, and Service, better known as VOICES, has been on campus since 1993. They focus on serving the San Antonio community and other nearby communities...

Photo by Ethan Gullett

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

Editorial Board February 2, 2021

Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the social, economic and cultural aspects of life for many individuals. As students, professors and UTSA administration attempt to navigate the challenges...


Effective Activism

Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

UTSA’s Main Campus is no stranger to controversy. Our student body is outspoken and opinionated, and that is amazing; all young people should have a voice, and I am glad to attend a school where a lot...

Plant-lovers enjoy the tree adoption with friends and loved ones. The
event took place on Jan. 25, 2020.

Planting seeds within our community

Jake Striebeck, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

The Historic Pearl blossomed with life for the 2020 Jammin’ Jams Fruit & Nut Tree Adoption on Saturday, Jan. 25. This event was hosted by the City of San Antonio Parks & Recreation, the San...

People hugging over a rainbow

The rainbow isn’t perfect

Alejandro Lopez September 19, 2018

How labels within the LGBTQ+ community can discriminate and create barriers. “No blacks, asians, fatties and fems,” “looking for ‘straight-acting,’ masculine men only–it’s just a preference.”...

Staring at the ceiling

Isaiah Pryce September 12, 2018

Legendary tales often start with humble modest beginnings and or harsh but necessary steps. College is a transformative experience that will change you based on your actions. You may ask, why are we connecting...

Yes! Women Lead Community Forum

Emily Hubbard April 4, 2018

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), a non-profit organization focused on the development of design professionals and creative voices, has come to San Antonio with a new initiative. The international...

No fam’ is an island

No fam’ is an island

Justice Lovin January 31, 2018

On Jan. 14, police arrested David and Louise Turpin after their 17-year-old daughter escaped from the house where she and her 12 siblings were confined. While people around the country have rightfully...

Photos by Ethan Pham, The Paisano

San Antonio streets come to life at Chalk It Up 2016

Jade Cuevas October 12, 2016

While live music, laughter and other sounds of merriment aren’t unusual to downtown’s Houston St., a different sound could be heard this past Saturday. In place of the cars usually whizzing...

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