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5 tips to succeed in online classes

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Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor March 25, 2020

Have a designated work area. Many of you had your residency uprooted and were forced to move back in with family at a moment's notice. The area where you spent most of your time studying has...

The working class deserves a living wage now more than ever

Illustration by Alex Hanks
Ebony Purks, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

Since 2007, the federal minimum wage has been stagnant at $7.25 per hour. Since then, minimum wage has lagged while cost of living has steadily increased. Essentials like food, education, medical care...

What we fail to consider when petitioning for pass/fail

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Xavier Richardson, Staff Writer March 21, 2020

The recent shift to online learning for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic left many students frustrated. These frustrations have manifested into a change.org petition...

Paid sick leave: the time is now

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Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer March 21, 2020

If San Antonio’s Sick and Safe Leave (SSL) law had not been blocked by a lawsuit from a collection of small business owners, San Antonio workers could have begun accruing paid sick time on Dec....

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the university's response to the coronavirus pandemic
Breahna Luera, News Editor March 18, 2020

On March 17, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent students an email with an update on COVID-19’s effects on the UTSA community. The email stated that virtual instruction will last through the end of the...

Letter from Editor-in-Chief Rudy Sanchez

Letter from Editor-in-Chief Rudy Sanchez
Rudy Sanchez, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2020

  Dear Reader, Since 1981, The Paisano has served the UTSA community with its independent reporting of campus events. Despite the current pandemic of COVID-19 and UTSA’s recent halting of...

UTSA extends spring break and moves classes online due to coronavirus pandemic

UTSA extends spring break and moves classes online due to coronavirus pandemic
Breahna Luera and Josh Peck March 12, 2020

On March 11, President Taylor Eighmy announced to the UTSA community via email that the university will extend spring break through the week of March 16. As a result, the university will move classes online...

The world as we know it: UTSA hosts foreign policy forum to discuss foreign policy’s role in 2020 elections

Margaret E. Talev, Richard N. Haass, Stephen J. Hadley, Jeh Charles Johnson and Mary Beth Long spoke on foreign relations. The foreign policy event was one of four happening in the country.
Josh Peck, News Editor February 18, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations hosted one of their four nationwide Election 2020: U.S. Foreign Policy Forums in the Retama at UTSA on Feb. 12. The forum’s four panelists highlighted foreign policy...

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