The Paisano

UTSA Student Government Association begins trial for feminine hygiene products initiative

Jack Rust SGA Chairman of Business Affairs.

Heather Montoya

November 2, 2018

Take One, Leave One UTSA’s Student Government Association (SGA) completed the first trial run of their Take One, Leave One Initiative, also known as the Female Hygiene Initiative, on Oct. 17 and 18.   “The Take One, Leave One Initiative was designed to increase the quality and availability of f...

Tampon Tax

Graphic of a tampon with an angry face.

Sydney Lamoureux

March 30, 2018

  Feminine hygiene products are included in the sales tax base in most of the United States. Consequently, half the population in the United States is taxed every month when purchasing supplies for menstruation. This burden has been coined the “tampon tax.” Over the past few years, twelve...