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

Depp silenced: reflection of a larger issue?

Depp silenced: reflection of a larger issue?

Editorial Board April 26, 2022

After three grueling days in the Fairfax courtroom, the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial persists. Depp is suing his ex-wife for roughly $50 million, following her defamatory article published in the Washington...

Gabby Petito deserved better

Gabby Petito deserved better

Laynie Clark and Jessica McLaren November 9, 2021

Trigger warning: Domestic violence is discussed in this article. Gabby Petito, a 22-year-old travel influencer, was a sweet soul whose life is now being mourned nationwide. On Sept. 1, Petito’s fiancé...

Event feature: Empty Place at the Table

Event feature: ‘Empty Place at the Table’

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts and Life Editor November 2, 2021

The solemn exhibition “Empty Place at the Table” is a disheartening and eye-opening demonstration located in various dining halls around UTSA. This exhibit gives a visual representation of a dinner...

What happens behind closed doors?

What happens behind closed doors?

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 28, 2021

The most charming, funny, charismatic man in my life also happened to be the most dangerous. He could make you laugh until you cried, but he could also beat you until you bled. I witnessed this more than...

The missed and the missing

The missed and the missing

Editorial Board September 28, 2021

As many of us know, the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito — who was on a four-month cross-country road trip with her fiance Brian Laundrie — prompted a nationwide search rather quickly. The...

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Kimiya Factory October 23, 2019

This part is tricky — the part of changing rape culture that means understanding that the people we trust can sometimes hurt us. In honor of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I want this...

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Seeing the Signs: When to leave an abusive relationship

Gaige Davila March 30, 2018

One hundred forty-six women in Texas were killed by a former or current partner in 2016. One in three Texans will face domestic abuse in their lifetimes. Bexar County is the fourth deadliest county for...

Graphic by Ricky Galindo/The Paisano

Why can’t we all just be decent?

Justice Lovin November 15, 2017

In the past month, news cycles have taken a break from presidential politics to present distressing reports on gun violence. The focus is on mass shootings, and the widespread sexual assault and harassment...

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Sexual harassment uses social media for scope

Enrique Bonilla October 25, 2017

Victims of sexual misconduct tweet to identify magnitude   According to RAINN, America’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. Sexual assault...

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