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

LGBTQ+ History Month: Sappho

LGBTQ+ History Month: Sappho

Amanda Sellers , Contributing Writer October 26, 2021

Even antiquated censorship cannot ignore one of the most prolific and greatly admired poets of the Classical period. Sappho has survived for almost two millennia, having composed close to 10,000 lines...

Reopening of the Institute of Texan Cultures

Reopening of the Institute of Texan Cultures

Briah Ramos, Contributing Writer October 6, 2021

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures recently reopened during Hispanic Heritage Month after 18 months of closure due to the pandemic. The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) is a historical museum composed...

Graphic by Amber Chin

A source of strength: Celebrating Black History Month

Santiago Elizondo, Contributing writer February 12, 2021

Black History Month was created to remember important individuals and events in Black history. Black History Month originally began as Negro History Week, created in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, an African...

The 90s and now: Nearly 30 years of history repeating itself

The ’90s and now: Nearly 30 years of history repeating itself

Diana Amaya November 20, 2017

The resurgence of ‘90s trends is indicative of our love for the decade that a majority of us were born in. Despite our enamoredness, many of us were probably too young to have experienced...

All stories deserve to be told

Carlos Hughes February 8, 2017

“History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker’s damn is the history that we make today.”...

Brianna Orta, The Paisano

Special Collections aim to archive MLK and Women’s March history

Molly Crowder February 1, 2017

The UTSA Libraries Special Collections department is requesting donations of flyers, signs and other memorabilia used in the recent Women’s and Martin Luther King Jr. Day march. These items will be archived...

The taco: A handheld history

The taco: A handheld history

Adriene Goodwin October 4, 2016

You can’t have a taco without a tortilla. The tortilla holds everything together, and is the structural indicator of a taco. One could argue that the tortilla is the actual essence of a taco. The two...

Proposed Mexican-American studies textbook fails to live up to standards of Texas education

José Menéndez July 8, 2016

Guest op-ed by José Menéndez, Texas State Senator, District 26 When the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE)  voted to add Mexican-American studies to Texas curricula as an official course two years...

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