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

Paisano Poll: Interviewing students at Día en la Sombrilla 2022

Last Friday, the Paisano interviewed students and their organizations at Día en La Sombrilla. Students shared their thoughts on the fun, savory flavors of the fiesta, and how great it was to celebrate...

Día en la Sombrilla 2022 (Preview)

William Barnes, Assistant Multimedia Editor April 5, 2022

UTSA celebrated Día en la Sombrilla Friday April 1st! Be sure to check out the channel again this week for the full video where we interviewed students, organizations participating in the event, and...

1st annual Día en la Sombrilla celebration

1st annual Día en la Sombrilla celebration

Isabella McGovern, Assistant Magazine Editor April 5, 2022

On Friday, April 1, the Sombrilla Plaza held UTSA’s 42nd annual Fiesta celebration. However, this event is unlike any other Fiesta celebration UTSA has held before. This is the first year that the event...

4 fun things to do in San Antonio

4 fun things to do in San Antonio

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2022

As COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted, our social calendars are filling up; San Antonio is coming back to life. Our city is cloaked in the potential to house vibrant memories with friends and family,...

A colorful vendor selling drinks with a smile. Jack Myer/The Paisano

A celebration bursting with color

Breahna Luera April 16, 2019

On April 12, Roadrunner Productions hosted UTSA’s annual Fiesta event at the Sombrilla. Students got rowdy while celebrating one of San Antonio’s oldest traditions with food, music and more. Fiesta...

Viva Fiesta!

Viva Fiesta!

Andy Borunda April 24, 2018

A guide to one of SA's oldest traditions   San Antonio’s annual spring festival has had an incredible transformation throughout its 127-year history. The city-wide celebration now known as Fiesta...

Paisano Podcast: Miss Fiesta interview

James Ayala November 8, 2017

    James sits down with the newly crowned Miss Fiesta, Carla Juarez. Visit https://www.fiesta-sa.org/ to see more photos from Fiesta    

Graphic by Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Fiesta: It’s more than flower crowns and margaritas

Raquel Zuniga April 26, 2017

Fiesta is a week-long event that engulfs San Antonio and its citizens, but what exactly are we celebrating? The timeline begins with the Texas Revolution, which includes the Battle of the Alamo and Battle...

From then to 40 years later

From then to 40 years later

Ethan Pham April 20, 2017

A look at the annual Sombrilla Fiesta bash Cascarones, bright colors, food, live music, San Antonio culture and, of course, one big fiesta; these are just some of the things visitors can expect...

We Remember the Alamo... but do we remember correctly? (Commentary)

We “Remember the Alamo…” but do we remember correctly? (Commentary)

Raquel Zuniga April 20, 2017

Since I was born and raised in San Antonio, you would think that I have some basic knowledge of the weeklong event in April that takes place in the heart of my hometown, right? Wrong. Growing up, I would...

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