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

Graphic by Alex Hanks

Stacey Abrams: Queen of progressive politics

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 24, 2020

Aside from formerly being the House minority leader, Stacy Abrams also gained national attention in Georgia's hotly contested gubernatorial race in 2018. Abrams was the Georgia Democrat closest to flipping...

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Sanders versus Warren, fight!

Isabella Briseño, Contributing Writer February 4, 2020

Among most progressive voters, two Democratic presidential primary candidates appear as their prime choices: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. The two senators are often conflated by voters who only...

What impeachment could mean for Democrats, and America

What impeachment could mean for Democrats, and America

Alex Hanks, Co Opinion Editor January 21, 2020

The disunity in the U.S.’s political arena is increasing — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially sent the articles of impeachment to the Senate, and the Senate has sworn an oath to be fair jurors. This...

Julián Castro opening his #PeopleFirst rally.

Julián Castro is not the front-runner and he knows it

Rudy Sanchez April 16, 2019

Last week, former San Antonio mayor and current Democratic presidential nominee, Julián Castro, held a campaign rally in Hemisfair park in response to President Donald Trump’s San Antonio fundraiser...

Something is rotten in the state of the union

Something is rotten in the state of the union

Rudy Sanchez February 13, 2019

In his second State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump claimed his agenda was neither Republican nor Democratic; instead, it was “the agenda of the American people.” Trump’s unifying tone...

Trump's State of the Union address. Creative Commons

State of the (dis)union

Rudy Sanchez February 7, 2018

Fact checkers across the country were prepping their fingers as President Trump took the podium during his first State of the Union Address on Tuesday. With that said, it’s hard to say if President Trump’s...

Democrats are not trying to trump the president

Editorial staff February 8, 2017

The unprecedented refusal of Republicans in Congress to consider, or even meet with, Merrick Garland, Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court, was followed by the Democrats’ lack of objection of Neil Gorsuch,...

Commentary: Third parties are not the problem

Riley Metcalfe November 16, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Hillary Clinton failed in her presidency bid, and as is tradition, the Democratic Party's supporters, leadership, and media surrogates are searching for anything and anyone to blame....

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