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Former UTSA lecturer faces federal drug charges

Mugshot of Rose Rodriguez-Rabin. Photo courtesy of Guadalupe County Records

Breahna Luera, News Editor

January 21, 2020

Rose Rodriguez-Rabin, a former lecturer in UTSA’s writing program, was released from federal custody and pled not guilty to charges against her after allegedly taking part in the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine. Rodriguez-Rabin and Brandon Sims, her reported roommate, were officia...

Preparing for finals with drugs

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Lauren Donecker

November 29, 2018

You are startled awake as your head hits your textbook. Finals are coming up and you have basically been living at the library for the past week. This is your last chance to save your grades and it is so overwhelming. Your eyes flutter each time you attempt to focus on the text. You need sleep, but yo...

Paisano Polls – Cannabis

Kat Joseph and Oscar Torres

April 4, 2018

UTSA Students share their thoughts on weed, legalization, and medical marijuana. Enjoy. Host - Caleb Neasman Videographers - Kat Joseph & Oscar Torres Video editors - Oscar Torres & Kat Joseph Check out other videos from The Paisano. Subscribe to keep up with sports reports, news,...

Consider the alcoholic’s priorities

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Vincent Valdez

September 13, 2017

I traded in my work boots for student loans. It was a strategic decision. After I got laid off in January, I only had two choices: go back to school or find another job.          Education was never my priority. For the better part of four years, I had education on the back burner. The most important as...

Women treated differently in narcotics cases

March 24, 2015

Robert Pistocchi, The Paisano A recent UTSA study suggests female defendants are treated differently than similarly situated male counterparts in federal narcotic cases, depending on their criminal history. UTSA Associate Professor Dr. Robert Tillyer, Associate Professor Richard Hart...