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Dear AJ: What I learned in boating school (UTSA) is….

Dear AJ: What I learned in boating school (UTSA) is….

Alejandro Lopez

April 23, 2019

Hello readers! Well, sadly *I’m literally typing this while I cry* this is going to be my last blog post...for the Paisano! I am still deciding whether or not to continue with Dear AJ, so please stay in tune. In the meantime, *turns on depressing music* this is it. My big bang, my last time to g...

UTSA prepares students for CLASS

UTSA prepares students for CLASS

Vivian Guillen

September 7, 2017

The Coordinated and Linked Approach to Student Success (CLASS) is an institution-wide initiative, focusing on key elements affecting low rates of student retention and graduation. In order to address these issues, UTSA is revising several sources of student success. In a previous article, three of t...

Orientation survival guide

Orientation survival guide

Danielle Throneberry

June 8, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, the time of year where the rain and warmth intermingle to create a slightly uncomfortable humidity. High school graduations have come and gone along with trips and vacations, and people are making plans for a big transition in the Fall. The commencement of freshman y...

AIS: all pain, what gain?

AIS: all pain, what gain?

Padideh Ghaemi

April 20, 2017

In fall 2014 UTSA implemented the Academic Inquiry & Scholarship (AIS) course designed to ease the transition between high school and college for incoming freshmen.  The course introduced general research and inquiry practices to students within three different schools: humanities, social scien...

Satire: Wrong classroom, what now?

August 26, 2015

Tuesday, Aug. 18 marked the first day of college for incoming UTSA freshmen, something to be enjoyed and celebrated as they begin their semester. For student Missy Stake, this was to be her first day as an English major. Excited, she was ready to begin studying the subject she had enjoyed her whole l...

Freshman Week Woes

August 17, 2015

Once freshmen year of college starts, everything changes. After spending four long years in high school, working your way up — and spending senior year at the top of the mountain— what you did in high school no longer matters. Who you were and whether or not you were in the popular crowd is irrelev...

Baseline Bios: The freshman experience from two different perspectives

February 17, 2015

Photo courtesy of UTSA Athletics As an out-of-state recruit from Louisiana, freshman Christian Wilson must not only adjust his game from a high school level to the college game, but also break out of the mold of the south’s low recognition from top schools around the country. “It’...

Freshman Move-In

August 27, 2014

The paisano was at the UTSA campus during freshman move-in day to help students during the move-in process. We caught up with a few incoming freshman and asked them about their experiences so far and their expectations. Thank you to everybody that participated! ...

Freshman Move-In

August 27, 2014

The paisano was at the UTSA campus during freshman move-in day to help students during the move-in process. We caught up with a few incoming freshman and asked them about their experiences so far and their expectations. Thank you to everybody that participated! ...

Freshman Move-In Day

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August 24, 2014

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano The Paisano was there for the freshman move in day. Check out some photos of the expierence!