The Paisano

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Lloyd Doggett

November 13, 2019

As midterms close out and finals approach, paying for college and avoiding student debt loom larger for many Roadrunners than even the most challenging coursework. Fortunately, some federal student financial assistance is free — but you have to ask for it first. And the paperwork needed to make that...

FAFSA FAFSUCKS

FAFSA FAFSUCKS

Donald Escamilla Jr.

April 16, 2019

FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a form for current or upcoming college students to fill out to see if they are eligible for a grant to help them pay for college. While some would agree that they would not be at college if it wasn’t for FAFSA, others would argue that the process...

Starting the school year strong

The Paisano is a self-supported, weekly newspaper run by UTSA students. In more than 30 years of publication, The Paisano has won numerous awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and was a Gold Medalist in 2000.

Lloyd Doggett

August 21, 2018

Whether you’re just learning your way around the campus or embracing your last year, it is clear that we need educated leaders like you to help govern our community, now more than ever. WORKING FOR YOU Many Roadrunners continue to contact me in support of net neutrality.  I strongly agree. With a complete disregard ...

Improving Access to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Lloyd Doggett

March 28, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Following his recent efforts to restore full access to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, is introducing the Equitable Student Aid Access Act, which would simplify the ...