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

Cut the costly capitalism

Cut the costly capitalism

Allana Llabres, Social Media Manager February 20, 2024

Texas has been growing at an alarming rate since 2010, and the retail landscape that has come along with the population growth is significant, to say the least. The change in consumerism and changes in...

The renovated third floor features floor-to-ceiling panels that give students a view of the outside, similar to the second and fourth floors. The space also features a quiet zone.

Third floor of JPL reopens with floor-to-ceiling windows

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

The third floor of the John Peace Library (JPL) opened for student use last week following an almost year-long construction project. The renovation involved the addition of floor-to-ceiling windows on...

Sign posted outside of JPL construction for new all-gender bathroom. The JPL all-gender bathroom will be the university’s 12th.

New all-gender bathroom comes to JPL

Breahna Luera, News Editor March 3, 2020

An all-gender bathroom is being constructed on the first floor of the John Peace Library (JPL) and will be ready for use in April 2020. Construction for the JPL all-gender bathroom began in December...

Campus takes steps towards a greener future – mostly

Campus takes steps towards a greener future – mostly

Maha Qadri September 24, 2019

If you’ve been at UTSA for the past couple of years, you should be able to recognize all the patches of construction sprinkled around campus. UTSA’s upcoming Science & Engineering Building has...

They paved paradise to put up a parking lot

Editorial staff April 20, 2017

UTSA students have demanded more parking spaces for years with no response from the university. In August, a petition titled “Create Better Student Parking at UTSA” garnered over 360 signatures....

Trees were dragged away during parking lot construction. Diane Abdo, The Paisano

New parking lot under construction

Molly Crowder April 12, 2017

Limited parking availability is a common complaint among UTSA faculty and students. Many students and visitors complain there are not enough spots available and the lots are always full. To solve this...

UTSA opens new off-road race track

UTSA opens new off-road race track

Jade Cuevas April 5, 2017

Get your overcompensating trucks, Ford Mustangs, precarious Jeeps and extremely-old, oh-god-please-start cars ready. UTSA has just opened a new off-roading race track along UTSA Boulevard. The news finally...

Satire:Construction produces creative, dangerous detours

Robert Avila March 22, 2016

If you are one of the many students, professors and faculty who commutes to campus, you may have already noticed the traffic created by major construction around UTSA. Drivers should expect to adjust again...

Construction on UTSA BLVD brings students, Campus to a halt

August 17, 2015

Reconsider hitting the snooze button - instead hit the gas pedal sooner this semester. Construction along UTSA Boulevard continues to slow traffic and increase travel times. However, once the...

Bill could finance new science building at UTSA, alleviate aging labs and classrooms

April 21, 2015

Marcus Connely, the Paisano On April 9, The Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 100, which would authorize funding for construction projects on college campuses across...

New construction science lab allows integration of technology and teaching

February 3, 2015

The UTSA downtown campus continues to innovate with the addition of the new Bartelett Cocke General Contractors Teaching and Research Laboratory. The Department of Construction Science, part of the...

Building for discovery

November 15, 2004

With construction underway and completion expected for the start of the 2005 fall semester, the new Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering building (BSE) is hoping to set UTSA on the path...

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