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

Sexual assault, theft, stalking

Sexual assault, theft, stalking

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2024

In compliance with the Clery Act, UTSA keeps a public daily crime log that houses all on-campus crimes. The log gives brief summaries that include the date, time, location, incident and current status...

Do cops have a place in our classes?

Do cops have a place in our classes?

Jake Mireles, Opinion Editor January 31, 2023

Across the nation, School Resource Officers (SROs) have become a common sight in the educational setting. SROs are “sworn law-enforcement [officers] with arrest powers who [work], either full or part-time,...

The justice system continues to fail

The justice system continues to fail

Carissa Merchant, Contributor November 8, 2022

On Feb. 25, 2000, Adnan Musad Syed was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping and false imprisonment of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. In June of that year, the then 17-year-old was sentenced to...

A second chance at change

A second chance at change

Omar Ceja, Staff Writer March 22, 2022

A sense of security is one of the most sacred virtues that could ever be stolen from an individual. Fear can leave a person traumatized for years. This raises the questions: In the work industry, should...

Professor studies link between church attendance and crime

Professor studies link between church attendance and crime

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor March 22, 2022

Assistant Professor of applied microeconomics, Jonathan Moreno-Medina, is studying the effect of church attendance on crime and how weather conditions can affect the relationship between the two.  His...

State of the City- April 09, 2021

State of the City- April 09, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 9, 2021

Local News:  Ron Rangel, judge for Bexar County District Court, retracted himself from overseeing the upcoming trial of former Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela, who is on trial for perjury....

State of the City- February 26,2021

State of the City- February 26,2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 26, 2021

Local News: The City of San Antonio's Public Works Department is predicting an increase in the amount of potholes around the city because of the winter storm in the latter part of last week. The Public...

State of the City- February 12, 2021

State of the City- February 12, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 12, 2021

Local News Parts of the Texas Hill Country remain under a Winter Weather Warning by the National Weather Service. The arctic blast brings in a combination of rain, sleet and near-freezing temperatures....

UTSA Emergency Alerts are Not ‘All Clear’

UTSA Emergency Alerts are Not ‘All Clear’

Xavier Richardson November 6, 2019

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 3, UTSA students, faculty and staff received a notification from the UTSA Alerts System. The alert stated, “An off-campus incident has been reported near Main...

President Trump’s corruption warrants impeachment

President Trump’s corruption warrants impeachment

Josh Peck October 9, 2019

After leaving office, President Donald Trump will be regarded across the world as one of the worst presidents in the history of the United States. From cruel policies that purposefully separate children...

Graphic by Paola Esquivel

2018 UTSA crime statistics

Joseph Torres October 2, 2019

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates UTSA to release a report disclosing security information and criminal statistics annually....

Sexual assaults, violence remain sparse at UTSA

January 27, 2015

When the president and the vice president of the United States announce that one in five women is sexually assaulted during their college career, people listen. When a Rolling Stone cover story about...

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