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Students optimistic as UTSA announces plans for in-person commencement

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 26, 2021

This week, UTSA announced its plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies. For students graduating in Spring 2021, commencement will be held May 14-16, and students who graduated in May 2020 and December...

President Taylor Eighmy (center) talking to Diego Bernal (left) and Senator Jose Menendez (right) at a UTSA event. Eighmy sent out an email with updates on the Spring 2021 semester and Fall 2020 commencement on Sept. 8.

Eighmy says Spring 2021 classes will be ‘mostly online’ in new email sent to UTSA community

Breahna Luera, News Editor September 11, 2020

President Taylor Eighmy sent an email to UTSA students, faculty and staff with a number of new campus updates on Sept. 8., including information about what the Spring 2021 semester will look like.  “At...

Father and son recieve rings at the same ceremony.

Two generations, two anniversaries

Breahna Luera April 23, 2019

Graduation is just around the corner, and many students are filled with excitement as they plan to walk across the stage in May and begin their new lives. Father and son duo Mark Bishop and Josiah Bishop,...

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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...

Student graduating.

The journey to graduation

Editorial Board November 29, 2018

Sunday, Dec. 16th may not be an important date to many of you, but to this semester’s graduating seniors, it is of the highest significance. Commencement is a celebratory milestone, the beginning of...

Q&A with Ruby Patterson: graduation spotlight

Q&A with Ruby Patterson: graduation spotlight

Kenyatta Battle April 24, 2018

Ruby Patterson, a geology major, will be receiving a Bachelor of Science degree this May. Patterson has been a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, the Dean’s Student Advisory Board...

Finish what you started

Editorial staff June 8, 2017

“College education raises your earning potential” is an economically fatal truism. By the time high school students graduate, a four-year university has been packaged and sold to them as the step for...

Create your own path, don’t follow a path

Create your own path, don’t follow a path

Ethan Pham May 10, 2017

Children are often asked, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” That question, while seemingly harmless, perpetuates the idea that, from a young age, we should have a definitive path set for...

The next chapter

The next chapter

Derek Ngwu May 10, 2017

As I approach the last semester of my undergraduate career, a wave of emotions and thoughts begin to surface. Sentiments of anxiousness, excitement, worry and focus are at the forefront of my daily academic...

Dr. Ann Eisenberg is the program’s faculty director. Courtesy of UTSA

Office of Scholar Development debuts on campus

Taiwo Adepoju February 1, 2017

“To challenge students to dream big and assist them in making those dreams attainable,” said Katie Storey, UTSA’s office of scholar development and graduate advising coordinator of special programs,...

5 things you MUST do before graduating from UTSA

Raquel Simon Calderon December 15, 2016

December is here, and with it comes cold weather, a million assignments due, finals and, for some very lucky people, graduation. With that in mind, I invite everyone to take a step back. If...

Courtesy of Chris Stewart

Student spotlight: Chris Stewart

Caroline Traylor December 15, 2016

Meet a Roadrunner who’s making moves in local politics   Interview conducted by Caroline Traylor   When did you graduate from UTSA? What was your major? Were you...

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