The Paisano

A year of service: President Eighmy’s inauguration

Chase Otero/The Paisano


March 27, 2018

After serving as UTSA’s president for over six months, Taylor Eighmy opened his inauguration speech celebrating the UTSA student body. The inauguration of Eighmy on March 20 marked the formal beginning for his tenure as UTSA’s president. During the inauguration, Eighmy instituted a new UTSA tradition...

Search for a new athletics director continues

Search for a new athletics director continues

Samuel De Leon

October 11, 2017

Lynn Hickey recently retired from her position as the UTSA athletics director and the position was filled by interim athletics director Sam Gonzales. The university began searching for a new athletics director immediately after Hickey’s departure. “They will need somebody with seven years of experience in ...

President sits with students

President Taylor Eighmy talks with a student about university issues and resolutions. Photo Courtesy of Taylor Zamora, The Paisano

Gaige Davila

October 4, 2017

UTSA President Eighmy met with hundreds of students Sept. 24 when he hosted “Pizza with the Prez” in the UC Ski Lodge, the first of several “meet and greet” events planned for the semester. “If I don’t remain connected to the students, I’m missing the whole opportunity of why I’m here a...

Undocumented student writes letter to UTSA president Eighmy

Taylor Zamora

September 20, 2017

Senior communication major Emmanuel Quiroz wanted to know if he and other DACA students could count on the new UTSA president to support them. So, Quiroz asked Eighmy that question in a letter sent on Sept. 4. “I am not asking you to take a political stance on this issue. I am asking you to stand...

‘Runner football rallies city’s support

Roadrunner defense prepares for the snap.

Editorial staff

September 13, 2017

When Liberty University beat Baylor on Sept. 2 their Monday classes were cancelled for celebration. UTSA did not cancel classes Monday following their upset win against Baylor, but make no mistake the San Antonio community is rowdy with pride–‘Runner football’s opening season win energized the campu...

UTSA welcomes Dr. Taylor Eighmy

Courtesy of UTSA Communications

Samuel De Leon

August 22, 2017

For months, the presidential search committee met silently to distinguish candidates from which to choose the next president of UTSA. After an arduous process, a loud thud came from the presidential search committee as it dropped the name of its sole finalist for the UTSA presidency. On June 30th, Dr. ...