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

A dark cloud over democracy

A dark cloud over democracy

Jake Mireles, Assistant Opinion Editor November 22, 2022

After being largely absent from the political landscape, save for the occasional interview or post on Truth Social, Donald Trump is back to large amounts of fanfare. The former president, who tried to...

From red tsunami to red ripple

From red tsunami to red ripple

Jake Mireles, Assistant Opinion Editor November 15, 2022

With the conclusion of the 2022 midterm elections, one thing has been made clear: the “red wave” of GOP victories predicted by many news outlets and political commentators as being unavoidable, never...

Should Election Day be considered a federal holiday?

Should Election Day be considered a federal holiday?

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

November is a highly-anticipated month for Americans. Future political leaders are making their final presentations across the nation, and organizations are pushing to increase voter participation at polling...

Voters need to look past aesthetic

Voters need to look past aesthetic

Jake Mireles, Assistant Opinion Editor November 8, 2022

As the 2022 midterms have encompassed the national political stage, the face-off between Democratic nominee John Fetterman and Republican nominee Dr. Mehmet Oz for Pennsylvania’s Senate seat has emerged...

Voting on campus: A guide to Election Day

Voting on campus: A guide to Election Day

Chloe Williams, Web and Social Editor November 7, 2022

The last day to cast your vote is on Election Day, Tue., Nov. 8, and the UTSA Main Campus is serving as a polling location. Therefore, it is crucial to make an Election Day plan and ensure you are informed...

Beto for Texas: Beto spends first day of his college tour at UTSA

Beto for Texas: Beto spends first day of his college tour at UTSA

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor September 27, 2022

On Sept. 26, gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke made a stop at UTSA's Main Campus in the HEB Student Union for the first day of his statewide college tour. UTSA was O’Rourke’s second stop on the...

¡Juntos Se Puede!: Beto and Huerta hold tejano focussed event in San Antonio

¡Juntos Se Puede!: Beto and Huerta hold tejano focussed event in San Antonio

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web and Social Editor September 20, 2022

On Sept. 18, Activist Dolores Huerta and gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) made their final stop on their ‘¡Juntos Se Puede!’ (Together we can!) tour in San Antonio at the Venue Villita...

Early Voting Available on Campus & Applications Open for Two New COEHD Programs

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor February 25, 2022

Early voting is available on campus and the UTSA College of Education and Human Development has announced the addition of a brand new Ph.D. and master's program. Follow us on social media! Instagram:...

Your vote matters

Your vote matters

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor November 9, 2021

One of the perks of turning 18 is gaining the ability to legally cast your vote.  After the 2020 general elections, when, to my disappointment, I missed the eligibility cutoff by a week, my urge to...

Margaret E. Talev, Richard N. Haass, Stephen J. Hadley, Jeh Charles Johnson and Mary Beth Long spoke on foreign relations. The foreign policy event was one of four happening in the country.

The world as we know it: UTSA hosts foreign policy forum to discuss foreign policy’s role in 2020 elections

Josh Peck, News Editor February 18, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations hosted one of their four nationwide Election 2020: U.S. Foreign Policy Forums in the Retama at UTSA on Feb. 12. The forum’s four panelists highlighted foreign policy...

If it’s Not a Presidential Election, why vote?

If it’s Not a Presidential Election, why vote?

Kaylee Boggan November 13, 2019

Last Tuesday, 9.56% of eligible voters in San Antonio participated in the state constitutional amendment election. These 10 amendments dealt with issues such as municipal judges holding more than one office...

Graphic by Jacqueline Cantu

Election Day

Joseph Torres November 6, 2019

UTSA will host a Bexar County polling station inside the HEB Student Union on Nov. 5. Students will be able to vote on: the Joint Constitutional Amendment; the General, Special and Bond Election on the...

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