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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

State of the City- April 21, 2021

State of the City- April 21, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 20, 2021

Local News:  Stephen Nicholas Broderick, a former deputy for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, has been arrested following accusations of fatally shooting three people in Austin this weekend.   Government...

Why 2020 politics became so scary

Why 2020 politics became so scary

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor October 27, 2020

The holidays are meant to spark feelings of joy and comfort, but instead, they cause headaches and discomfort. Of course, there are various reasons for this, but chief among them is the inevitable conversations...

Photo by Ethan Gullett

The 2020 VP bid that should have happened

Jaida Sloan, Contributing Writer September 1, 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden may have made a fatal misstep in selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate. Kamala Harris is the first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party.
Graphic by Paola Esquivel

SGA special election

Joseph Torres October 9, 2019

UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA) is holding a special election for a student body secretary. The election opens at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 8 and closes at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 10. Voting will be...

Graphic by Amber Chin

Did you know there is (was) an election?

Editorial Board September 18, 2019

If you are a student reading this editorial on Tuesday, Sep. 17, then you have less than 24 hours to vote for UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA) representatives. These elected representatives...

Julian Castro speaking at National Voter Registration event hosted by MOVE Texas.
Ben Shirani/The Paisano

National Voter Registration Day

Ben Shirani October 3, 2018

The San Antonio-based 501(c)(4) organization MOVE Texas, which stands for Mobilize, Organize, Vote and Empower, clocked in on college campuses around San Antonio on Tuesday, September 25 to help students...

Commentary: Third parties are not the problem

Riley Metcalfe November 16, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Hillary Clinton failed in her presidency bid, and as is tradition, the Democratic Party's supporters, leadership, and media surrogates are searching for anything and anyone to blame....

Trumps sound trumps substance

Trump’s sound trumps substance

Justice Lovin March 30, 2016

A certain presidential candidate, who, in accordance with Beetlejuice rules, will not be named, has taken as his slogan, the somewhat loaded expression, “Make America Great Again.” The phrase seems...

Dark Money

November 17, 2014

What, an election just happened? The CINCH: As the 2014 mid-term election reaches record highs, it only begs the question: where is this money coming from? What role does money have in politics?...

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