The Paisano

Municipal elections have local, lasting effects

The average age of voters in SA is 63. The average age of San Antonio residents is 34.

David Wenske

April 26, 2017

If the 2016 presidential election taught me one critical lesson, it is that every vote matters. Millions lined up at voting booths across the country in a measly effort to direct our nation in what we saw as the better direction. With the national election now settled, a new election is approaching v...

East Asia Institute hosts Councilman Nirenberg

East Asia Institute hosts Councilman Nirenberg

Diego Lopez

March 2, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 21  the UTSA East Asia Institute hosted District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg for a lecture: “Building Bridges by Crossing Borders: How Citizen Diplomacy is Creating Global Stability. “ “The event went very well and the councilman gave a very informative lecture on his trip t...

San Antonio’s three major mayoral candidates define their positions on local issues at debate

San Antonio mayoral candidates debate for their spot at the
top of city hall. Isaac Serna, The Paisano

Diego Lopez

February 15, 2017

Mayor Ivy Taylor, Councilman Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina gathered on stage at the Pearl Stable on Feb. 7 for San Antonio’s first mayoral town hall this election cycle. The town hall was organized by the Rivard Report and moderated by Robert Rivard. Rivard asked ...

Local family doesn’t take hate crimes lying down

The swastika found on H. Drew Galloway’s car. Photo courtesy of @hdrewgalloway

Isaac Serna

November 30, 2016

“I deciphered the message, ‘its over fa**ots,’ and we all agreed the message was political in nature.” UTSA alumnus Drew Galloway said when describing the discovery of vandalism on his car in a police report. “I asked the officer if the crime would be classified as a hate crime and was told it...