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

Post-pandemic precautions

Post-pandemic precautions

Chloe Williams, Assistance Web Editor March 1, 2022

COVID-19 in America has changed pretty much everything. What we once did without a second thought now disgusts us and we cannot imagine how we used to be “so gross.” With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations...

UTSA Professor part of local health literacy initiative

UTSA Professor part of local health literacy initiative

Gauri Raje , News Editor February 15, 2022

Erica Sosa, Associate Dean for research and associate professor for public health at UTSA’s College for Health, Community and Policy, will lead a research team from UTSA in a project that aims to improve...

How students can stay safe as they return to campus

How students can stay safe as they return to campus

Editorial Board February 1, 2022

While the surge of Omicron is still on the rise, UTSA administrators plan to continue with the original plan of returning to in-person modalities on Feb. 7. Students are filled with a mix of excitement...

The A, B, C’s of the Biden Administration: a Year into the Presidency

The A, B, C’s of the Biden Administration: a Year into the Presidency

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor January 31, 2022

On Nov. 7, 2020, I, and I assume many other folks, breathed a huge sigh of relief when several national media outlets projected Joe Biden won the presidency and “The Donald” was officially out of a...

Spring 2022 operations largely determined by Public Health Task Force recommendations

Spring 2022 operations largely determined by Public Health Task Force recommendations

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 31, 2022

UTSA’s Public Health Task Force serves the primary goal of “[helping the University’s] tactical teams as they explore how best to protect the health of the UTSA community” in light of the COVID-19...

State of the City: Week 01/24/2022

State of the City: Week 01/24/2022

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 25, 2022

Local News: The city of San Antonio was under a winter weather advisory due to a strong arctic cold front from Thursday, Jan. 20 into the early hours of Friday, Jan. 21. As of Thursday, the impact of...

State of the City: Week 01/17/22

State of the City: Week 01/17/22

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor January 18, 2022

Local News: Several San Antonio-area school districts — Hondo, Seguin and Marble Falls — closed campuses on Friday due to staffing shortages from the rise of COVID-19 cases in the area, extending...

Is your “For You” page really for you?

Is your “For You” page really for you?

Jessica McLaren, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

Without a doubt, the novel coronavirus has completely and wholly changed our lives as we know them. It has rewritten the status quo over and over and continues to tirelessly challenge everything we stand...

Description- UTSA campus switches to online class modalities for first three weeks of Spring 2022 semester.

UTSA modifies operations for first three weeks of Spring 2022 semester

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 18, 2022

UTSA announced its modified operations for the Spring 2022 semester in an email dated Thursday, Jan. 6. The email, signed by President Taylor Eighmy, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs...

UTSA responds to Omicron

UTSA responds to Omicron

Editorial Board January 18, 2022

As Omicron cases skyrocket, students are left wondering whether or not it is safe to return to campus for the new semester. Omicron has proven to be the most contagious COVID-19 variant that has circulated...

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

With the sudden explosion of the coronavirus in 2020, the pandemic has forced us all to reconsider our own morals and even question our own mortality. Our population as a whole was forced to sit down and...

Just as it has with pretty much every other aspect of society today, the debate around vaccinations has infiltrated the sports world. Caleb Preston/The Paisano

It’s time for athletes to play lockdown defense on misinformation

Laynie Clark, Assistant News Editor October 12, 2021

From Sooner to Longhorn, everyone has the sports hill they will die on. In the same way, many individuals have strong opinions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The question is, should athletes share their opinions...

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