Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

The pandemic is our reality yet, Gov. Abbot lives in a dream world

Gauri Raje, Staff writer March 8, 2021

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott signed an executive order on Tuesday, Mar. 2, ending the statewide mask mandate and increasing the capacity of businesses and facilities in the state to 100%. The governor...

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TPR hosts ACES seminar

Sofia Garcia November 20, 2019

Hosted by Texas Public Radio, the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) seminar was “San Antonio’s approach to becoming more trauma-informed.” Colleen M. Bridger, MPH and PhD, explained that ACEs...

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More than music

Amber Chin October 16, 2019

In addition to seeing performances by their favorite artists, Austin City Limits (ACL) attendees can visit ACL Cares, a section of the festival devoted to showcasing non-profits. Among this year’s...

The Cricket Haunting of UTSA

October 11, 2019
Why are there so many crickets infesting UTSA? Find out about the cricket invasion in San Antonio.
Photo by Emilio Tavarez

Remedies and melodies: The Healing Power of Music

Breahna Luera October 2, 2019

The Theta Gamma chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota held The Healing Power of Music symposium on Sept. 21. The symposium highlighted the effects music has in the medical field with guest speakers Dr. Tracy Cowden,...

Graphic of a succulent in a vase.

A refreshing angle to medicine

Kasandra Parker September 11, 2019

People flowed in and out of the Brick at The Blue Star Arts Complex on Saturday for the Aloe-Me Holistic Wellness Fair. The first of its kind, Aloe-Me presents a unique set of Holistic Wellness vendors...

Man crying

Be a man and take care of your health

Editorial Board and Kenyatta Battle November 14, 2018

Men: are three times more likely to commit suicide, six million men suffer from depression (with the majority of male depression cases going undiagnosed), and one-in-nine men will be diagnosed with prostate...

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Body positivity

Kimiya Factory April 10, 2018

Suns out, buns out; literally. Along with the semester’s final responsibilities comes the mood to soak up some sun. And along with that comes the incentive to bite into a cucumber and live a “healthy”...

The overlooked disease

Asia Williams October 19, 2017

There is an overlooked disease many people are unaware of–food allergies. A food allergy is a medical condition in which certain foods trigger the immune system to create an allergic reaction, and a...

Cedar trees are a leading cause of allergies in Texas. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Unique allergy season affects San Antonio residents

Danielle Throneberry February 1, 2017

According to The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, San Antonio is ranked 22nd (formerly ranked 18th) on the list of cities most troublesome to live in with spring allergies. Perhaps this explains...

Making simple changes to your diet can help you become a healthier individual.
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Making the change: healthy alternatives to guilty pleasures

Danielle Throneberry January 12, 2017

With New Year’s resolutions fresh on our minds, now is the perfect time to discuss healthy alternatives to those guilty pleasure foods and beverages that have us sneaking to the refrigerator or making...

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Working out and time management

Abby Sharp September 20, 2016

Between classes, studying and work, it can be difficult to make time for working out. I’ve realized time management is a skill that is necessary to survive college. Working out and staying fit is...

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