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

Its not a boulder, its a Round Rock

It’s not a boulder, it’s a Round Rock

Bella Nieto, News Editor May 4, 2021

Just a few minutes outside of Austin, nestled between a bustling city and beautiful hill country is Round Rock, Texas. My friends embarked on the almost two hour drive with the sole intention of patronizing...

Amber Chin

UTSA Launches New Campaign to Combat Food Insecurity

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 12, 2021

Campus Services, in tandem with UTSA Dining and the Roadrunner Pantry, have launched a campaign that allows students with meal plans to donate any unused meals to help students who are struggling with...

Photo by Ryan Houston-Dial

Party Rockin’: Winter edition

Nick Garza, Contributing writer January 29, 2021

As the end of January approaches and I look at the failed resolutions of those around me, it seems the easiest way to do this will be to divide the task into many smaller ones we can complete throughout...

Photo courtesy of Kayla Burford

The State Fair of Texas hosts fair food drive-thru

Kayla Burford, Social Media Director October 6, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Fair of Texas has found a way to keep the fall spirit alive. The fair food drive-thru experience, held in Dallas, Texas, began on Sept. 25 and will come...

Photo by Tally Dilbert

Alamo city appetites: Café Azteca

Tally Dillbert October 9, 2019

In search of authentic Mexican coffee? Make a quick stop at Café Azteca. This quirky coffee shop is located downtown at 1409 E Commerce St. San Antonio, TX 78205. The owner, Tyler Ybarra, started...

Cancel culture and chicken nuggets

Cancel culture and chicken nuggets

Breahna Luera April 2, 2019

Recent news headlines from News 4 San Antonio stated that the San Antonio council decided not to house a Chick-fil-A in its airport because of the company’s donations to organizations that voice anti-LGBTQ+...

Mac Station

Nothin’ but a gouda time

Lauren Donecker November 30, 2018

The Block hosted a Macaroni and Cheese Throwdown event on Saturday Nov. 17. Tickets to the event cost $15 to sample seven unique variations of macaroni offered (one from each food truck), and a token to...

Thanksgiving

Best and worst Thanksgiving foods

Triston Simpson-Bland November 14, 2018

It is almost time to grab your fat pants, stuff your face and end up in a food coma, because Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This is the wonderful holiday where we stuff ourselves like balloons...

Thanksgiving food on table

Controversial foods: Thanksgiving edition

Heather Montoya November 7, 2018

Thanksgiving is a beautiful holiday that demands us to acknowledge the blessings in our lives — at least for some people. For others, the main attraction of Thanksgiving is the food, a topic that can...

Graphic courtesy of Paisano staff

New Year, New Eats

Kimiya Factory August 21, 2018

UTSA implements new dining options for fall 2018 This Fall, UTSA welcomes back students with a broad variety of new dining options, even answering requests for vegetarian and healthy options. According...

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.

Food culture in UTSA

Matthew Lapetoda April 24, 2018

The food culture in America is primarily fast foods high in fat and energy (calories) and provide inadequate nutritional value. Unfortunately, the vast majority of students at UTSA exemplify this. Some...

A pastime that never changes

A pastime that never changes

Samuel De Leon November 20, 2017

The restaurant scene is changing quickly. When I grew up, it was a family event to go to a restaurant and sit down to talk about our days. I would tell my mother and father about the kids on the...

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