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

UTSA Downtown Campus: a symbol of San Antonio’s progress

UTSA Downtown Campus: a symbol of San Antonio’s progress

Kaitlyn J. Grace, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

UTSA’s Downtown Campus, as well as downtown San Antonio itself, has seen a number of changes this past year, including the groundbreaking of San Pedro II, the relocation of the O. Henry residence and...

The site where UTSA’s San Pedro II building will be constructed.

Next phase of downtown development approved by UT Board of Regents

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 22, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the UT Board of Regents approved the next phase of UTSA’s “downtown development initiatives.” According to the university’s official news release, investments of $52,409,972...

Downtown students express opinions on commute, student life

Downtown students express opinions on commute, student life

Guissel Mora, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

UTSA’s Downtown Campus is developing rapidly, evident in the recent completion of the San Pedro I building, home of the School of Data Science, expected to be in use by Spring 2023, as mentioned in UTSA...

COLFA event feature Defining Moments

COLFA event feature ‘Defining Moments’

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor November 9, 2021

On Nov. 19, the "Defining Moments" Arts Collaboration Showcase will be taking place at UTSA’s Buena Vista Theatre at the Downtown Campus from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Shuttle service will be provided for...

Frio St. Building sits in the center of the Downtown Campus. President Taylor Eighmy
envisions a major expansion of the Downtown Campus over the next 10 years.

Downtown students feel shut out of their education after Library and Rowdy Store Closure

May 4, 2021

UTSA announced the Rowdy Store at Downtown Campus would be closed from March 22 to Aug. 9.    “During the closure, course materials for spring and summer classes held at the Downtown Campus will...

Frio St. Building sits in the center of the Downtown Campus. President Taylor Eighmy
envisions a major expansion of the Downtown Campus over the next 10 years.

Regents approve Downtown Campus expansion

Josh Peck, News Editor March 3, 2020

The UT Board of Regents approved the purchase of 1.997 acres of land in downtown San Antonio for $5.7 million on Feb. 27 to support the expansion of the UTSA Downtown Campus. The new College of Business...

UTSA expands Downtown Campus

UTSA expands Downtown Campus

Josh Peck, News Editor January 28, 2020

Following the University of Texas System Board of Regents’ approval of a 4.601-acre land purchase for UTSA in downtown San Antonio in November 2019, UTSA is also considering approving a land transfer...

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....

Should the College of Business move downtown?

Survey opposes new college of business building

Alejandro Lopez November 28, 2018

In a survey conducted among the faculty in the college of business (COB), 62 percent of participants opposed moving the COB to the Downtown Campus. Fifty-six full-time faculty and nine part-time faculty...

UTSA Downtown campus.

Student Union Expands Downtown

Adrianne Kristianto October 18, 2018

The Student Union has expanded to the Downtown Campus, as part of the Presidential Initiative to improve the learning experience of who attend classes downtown. “We want to turn the Downtown Campus...

Map of Downtown Campus expansion plan. 
Photo courtesy of UTSA

Expansion to Downtown Campus and College of Business

David Crawford September 27, 2018

UTSA will begin constructing new buildings on the Downtown Campus in 2019 while also seeking tuition revenue bonds (TRB) from the Texas Legislature for a new College of Business building – which will...

DoubleTree by Hilton. 
Photo courtesy of Ricky Galindo/The Paisano

Student housing available near Downtown Campus

Heather Montoya August 21, 2018

Starting in the Fall 2018 semester, student housing will become available for UTSA students attending the Downtown Campus. UTSA has partnered with the Tobin Lofts and DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio...

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