The Paisano

Paisano Poets

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Leslie Hicks, UTSA History Professor and Paisano Alumna

April 23, 2020

SAN ANTONIO Dear Dad – Thank you for teaching us how to live through Coronavirus / COVID-19 in 2020. You did not know in the 1970s that you were instructing us, oblivious Baby Boomers that we were. Some examples: You made us re-use plastic wrap and foil, delicately rinsing the uncooperative...

Under pressure

Graphic courtesy of Amber Chin/The Paisano

Lori Moreno

August 21, 2018

Millennials face growing stress of high expectations placed by society. A common misconception is that these “new-coming” generations have everything handed to them. The irony is, millennials have the most onerous burden that others cannot fathom and expectations that are more than a little ridiculo...