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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...

Orientation students tour the UTSA campus. Chase Otero, The Paisano

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...

Incoming students walk the UTSA campus with their orientation leaders. Chase Otero, The Paisano

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Freshman Move-In Day

Paisano1 August 24, 2014

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

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