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

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...

Who we were then and who we are now

Jessica McLaren, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

I can vividly remember sitting in my dorm on campus with my best friend and then-roommate in March of 2020, halfway through the second semester of our freshman year of college. It was the week before spring...

We are disturbingly desensitized

We are disturbingly desensitized

Areebah Bharmal, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

We are living in a time in which endless amounts of information are always at our fingertips. We are constantly bombarded with headlines, from politics and news to the latest fashion trends and movies....

As students go back to class all have diverse opinions on wearing masks. Dustin Vickers/The Paisano

Students relatively optimistic about returning to campus

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor September 21, 2021

As of Sept. 13, UTSA has officially resumed in-person teaching and activities. The transition from the three-week online format to in-person activities was announced by President Eighmy via an email dated...

In person, out of touch

In person, out of touch

Areebah Bharmal, Contributing Writer September 21, 2021

While the Texas government, specifically Gov. Greg Abbott, may have removed all COVID-19 related precautions and seems to be actively working to prevent public organizations from mandating masks and vaccines,...

Politics and science: a blurred line

Politics and science: a blurred line

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor September 7, 2021

Science has been a part of society for centuries, and over time it has weaved itself into our daily lives. This is especially true when it comes to medicine and the biological sciences. Modern medicine...

Ongoing research leads to a promising development in preclinical drug treatment for COVID-19

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor September 2, 2021

Doug Frantz is a UTSA Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Distinguished Chair at UTSA’s Department of Chemistry. Aside from his teaching activities, Frantz is also involved in multiple research projects...

A screenshot of the summary of all COVID-19 testing at UTSA published in UTSA Fall 2020 Archive

UTSA, highly adaptable, ahead of the curve

Editorial Board April 30, 2021

Since Mar. 19, UTSA had received backlash from students, faculty and the UTSA community concerning the University’s guidelines for a modified in-person commencement ceremony. Guests were not originally...

State of the City- April 26, 2021

State of the City- April 26, 2021

Bella Nieto April 27, 2021

Local News:  Along the intersection of West Commerce and Zarzamora, 17 street artists painted murals across several buildings this weekend.    On Sunday, San Antonio hosted its first Ozone...

State of the City- April 21, 2021

State of the City- April 21, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 20, 2021

Local News:  Stephen Nicholas Broderick, a former deputy for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, has been arrested following accusations of fatally shooting three people in Austin this weekend.   Government...

State of the City- April 16, 2021

State of the City- April 16, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 16, 2021

Local News:  Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, expressed his concern about the Freeman Coliseum migrant shelter on Twitter this week.    From now until the end of May, city officials...

State of the City- April 13, 2021

State of the City- April 13, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 13, 2021

Local News:  Charles Butt, HEB CEO, has received praise and support for his letter to Governor Greg Abbott. Sent last Tuesday, the letter urged Abbott to send all federally appropriated relief funds...

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