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

‘Snail Society’ pop-up shop

‘Snail Society’ pop-up shop

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor October 18, 2022

San Antonio has a thriving local music scene full of genres such as country, metal, indie and most importantly, punk. As a genre, punk rock is described as an overt, loud, political and DIY culture. Snail...

Free to Please

Free to Please

Kirkland Luther January 16, 2019

Paper Tiger, located downtown on the St. Mary’s Strip, recently concluded their annual “Free Week” concert series where local and surrounding area musicians perform free concerts at the venue for...

Open laptop showing music production software

Digital DIY

Kirkland Luther September 19, 2018

How bedroom producing is creating the next wave of artists.   According to the 2017 Nielsen U.S. Music Year-End Report, R&B/hip-hop has surpassed rock as the most popular genre of music. “It’s...

Cassidy Fritts 2D mural work was shown this past January at The Upstairs Studio.
Courtesy of Cassidy Fritts

DIY day

Enrique Bonilla April 3, 2018

UTSA Musicians of Business return with fourth installment of grassroots DIY fest, UTSA Underground, on national DIY day.   Arriving this weekend for a fourth installment is UTSA Underground, a...

Graphics courtesy of San Anto Zine Fest

Dale shine a San Anto DIY print

Taylor Zamora October 4, 2017

For the past few years, independent publications have embodied the DIY ethos in San Antonio–from the Gnostic Anthropology zines handed out of small cult-esque houses on the southside to the highly active...

Mujeres Podridas. Photo courtesy of Johnny Camacho

The Land in Between DIY seeks to empower and unite city’s youth

Enrique Bonilla June 8, 2017

Near the West side of downtown San Antonio, the auburn sun blankets the horizon. The hums and squeals of amplifiers alongside the chatter of youth echo down the dimly lit street leading to The Land in...

Behind the Beat: Rooster’s Pomade

August 31, 2014

Hello listeners! Welcome back to another semester and another season of Behind the Beat. Since it's a new season, I decided to switch things up a bit by interviewing someone other than...

Spiral Bracelets

February 23, 2014

Ashley Longoria The key here is PATIENCE! If you have no patience don't even try this, unless you’re using thin thread for this. Ok just had to get that out of the way. Sorry I...

Introductions are in order

February 16, 2014

First off, hello! My name is Rebecca Conejo and I’m a freshman at UTSA. I’m an English and political science double major - though the poli-sci aspect is subject to change - and between going to...

DIY the College Way: Chocolate Lasagna

February 9, 2014

Ashley Longoria Chocolate Lasagna; Price: $13, Level: Easy Alright so the first craft I am making is a dessert called Chocolate Lasagna: Here is the link to the recipe I found...

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