The Paisano

From UTSA to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Photo courtesy of KXMB-TV

Shelby Rose

December 15, 2016

An alumna’s account from the frontlines at Standing Rock If you would have told me six months ago that I would be a reporter in the middle of a high-profile national news story, I would have called you crazy. My footage and interviews have made it on CBS national news. I’ve interviewed ...

The trouble with combining oil and water

Graphic by Tristan Ipock

Editorial staff

September 21, 2016

High school students in chemistry class across the U.S. are introduced to the basic concept of molecular density and polarization with a simple experiment: mixing oil and water. Even the slackers among those classes remember that the two will not mix. The polar molecules of water are packed very den...