The Paisano

One bottle at a time

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Joseph Torres

January 30, 2019

In an effort to play a responsible role in society, I carry around a reusable water bottle. As I was trying to think of ways to convey the importance of abstaining from single-use plastic water bottles, I concluded: it’s the easiest way I can make a global difference. I drink water everyday, so I h...

Green and natural? Not on this campus

Foliage on a brick path

Natalie Hollenbeck

November 1, 2018

If you close your eyes and visualize walking through the Main Campus, what aspects of our campus would come to mind? For me, it’s the ‘70s-era concrete buildings, tan brick, concrete flooring and brown wood paneling. But, did you visualize any greenery? I didn’t. The largest concentration of greene...

Is there enough green to ‘go green’?

Alyssa Gonzales

April 13, 2016

In an effort to promote green initiatives and campus sustainability, UTSA has hired Dr. Keith Muhlestein as the new Director of Sustainability. As the face of green efforts on campus, working closely with students, President Ricardo Romo and the UTSA Sustainability Counsel to complete green initiative...