The Paisano

Spring or Fall, Pass/Fail option for all

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Editorial Board

October 24, 2020

Last spring, UTSA utilized an optional Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) "pass/fail" grading system for all undergraduate and graduate students. UTSA understood that COVID-19 has drastically affected the ways in which we learn and that some students may be in a poor learning environment, therefore hindering their acade...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Chicken fried rice

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Reimi Navarro, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2020

BLOGS, CULTURAL FACTS, AND CUSTOMS: Chicken Fried Rice Origin: There’s no true consensus as to where Fried Rice originated, although many sources have cited that it started in Central Asia during the Han dynasty (202 BC- 220 AD). The dish was known as “muxufan,” since it was made wit...

The State Fair of Texas hosts fair food drive-thru

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Kayla Burford, Social Media Director

October 6, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Fair of Texas has found a way to keep the fall spirit alive. The fair food drive-thru experience, held in Dallas, Texas, began on Sept. 25 and will come to an end on Oct. 18. The fairgrounds will be operating Friday through Sunday at three available time ...

Cooking in the Time of COVID: Nutrition tips

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Wisdom Warner, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2020

Welcome back to another edition of Cooking in the Time of COVID. Today we will discuss some nutrition tips to help you gain or lose weight. It is very important during this pandemic to keep track of what we are eating and how much. Proteins, carbohydrates, healthy fats and vegetables play a major rol...

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

Josh Peck, News Editor

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 has continued to spread through San Antonio, as evidenced by the fact that more than 1,000 people in San Antonio had tested positive for the virus as of April 20, according to Mayor Ron Nirenberg. The pandemic has also affected the UTSA community; President Dr. Taylor Eighmy released a statem...

How COVID-19 impacts UTSA students with a history of foster care

Students and staff stand with donated check from the Student Alumni Association. Israel Brown, back, third from left, has struggled at times with the transition to online learning caused by COVID-19.

Josh Peck, News Editor

April 17, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the decisions universities and colleges have made in response to it. Most students participate exclusively in online classes, and many students have had to move back home from campus. While all students...