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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

An empty Main Building sits on UTSAs main campus. The deadline to apply the credit/no-credit option for elective classes this semester has been extended to Nov. 16. Photo by Robyn Castro.

Credit/no-credit option for elective classes extended

Breahna Luera, News Editor November 10, 2020

UTSA One Stop sent an email to students on Nov. 6 to announce that the application deadline for the credit/no-credit option for this semester has been extended to Nov. 16.  This option is for elective...

UTSA’s Flu Vaccine Clinics

September 6, 2020   UTSA is allowing students to do their part to protect their own health and the health of others by offering flu vaccine clinics on both the main...

The rowdy statue in the Sombrilla is wearing a mask. UTSA announced that they were eliminating 243 staff and 69 faculty positions for fiscal year 2020 due to budget cuts caused by COVID-19

UTSA welcomes over 71 new faculty members after having to release 69 from their service this fall due to COVID-caused budget cuts

Breahna Luera, News Editor August 28, 2020

A recent UTSA Today article announced UTSA’s addition of over 70 new faculty members — 68 tenure/tenure-track (TTT) and 3 non-tenure track (NTT) — to seven of its colleges for the Fall 2020 semester....

Photo by Ethan Gullett

UTSA administrators release more information about Fall 2020 reopening

Breahna Luera, News Editor July 8, 2020

UTSA administrators President Taylor Eighmy, Provost and Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Kimberly Espy and Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Affairs Veronica Mendez...

President Eighmy speaks at a podium. Eighmy announced on May 11 that UTSA campuses will reopen in the coming fall.

President Eighmy says UTSA will ‘broadly re-open’ in Fall 2020

Josh Peck, News Editor May 11, 2020

President Taylor Eighmy announced on May 11 that the UTSA campuses would reopen in Fall 2020 and that a detailed plan of the process and safety measures that will be put in place when the university reopens...

James B. Milliken is the chancellor of the UT System. He recently said that UT universities would be open in some capacity in Fall 2020.

UT System chancellor says all UT institutions ‘will be open in the fall’

Josh Peck, News Editor May 1, 2020

In an interview with the Texas Tribune on April 30, UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken addressed whether UT System institutions would open in the Fall 2020 semester after Texas Tech University and...

The university designated all non-freshmen to Laurel Village starting Fall 2020. Tammy Wyatt hopes that
clustering students in this way will increase student retention.

Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall designated freshmen-only in Fall 2020

Breahna Luera, News Editor February 11, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA will change the way it houses its students who live on campus. The university informed students on Jan. 23, via email, that Alvarez Hall and Chaparral Village will become freshman-only...

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Ben Shirani, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

UTSA students can participate in early voting for the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on UTSA’s Main Campus in the Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102) from Tuesday, Feb. 18 through...

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