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

UTSA premed student opens discussion on the well-being of the undocumented

UTSA premed student opens discussion on the well-being of the undocumented

Bella Nieto, News Editor January 30, 2021

In a recent article, Cristina Abraham, a UTSA premed student, opens a dialogue in tandem with assistant professor at UT Health San Antonio and Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, Luz Maria...

Public charge rule echoes xenophobia

Public charge rule echoes xenophobia

Ana Lorant, Staff Writer February 4, 2020

The Trump administration is making headway on their aggressive anti-immigration stance after a 5-4 Supreme Court decision, on Monday, Jan. 27, in favor of implementing a new public charge rule that would...

residential candidate Julián Castro speaks at Hemisfair Park.

Julián Castro leads ‘People First’ Rally

Alex Hanks April 16, 2019

Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Barack Obama, took the podium in his “People First” rally in Hemisfair Park on April...

The significance of Cesar E. Chavez

Josh Peck April 9, 2019

During the last weekend of March, I participated for the first time in the Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice here in San Antonio. It was the 23rd annual march of its kind, but it was the first time I’d...

Ending birthright citizenship

Arnulfo Caballero November 29, 2018

President Donald Trump stated his plans to issue an executive order to end birthright citizenship, the 14th Amendment right that anyone born in this country is granted citizenship regardless of national...

Painting by Buentello

Deep Roots: An intersection of Borders

Rudy Sanchez October 2, 2018

A review of UTSA’s latest art exhibition The latest exhibition in the UTSA Main Arts Gallery is unapologetically human. Deep Roots: An Intersection of Borders is a candid and insightful look...

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Abolish ICE

Justice Lovin April 10, 2018

On March 13, the temporary injunction against Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4) ended and a modified version of the law went into effect. While immigrant rights, civil rights and humanitarian groups will continue...

The entrance to the Dreamer’s Resource Center.
Courtesy of Heather Montoya/The Paisano

Dreamer’s Center’ opens on main, downtown campus

Heather Montoya February 7, 2018

UTSA’s Dreamer’s Resource Center, housed within the Student Center of Community Engagement and Inclusion (SCCEI), began operation Jan. 22. The center is part of one of President Taylor Eighmy’s priority...

DACA recinding’s impact on UTSA

DACA recinding’s impact on UTSA

Gaige Davila September 13, 2017

President Trump, through Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announced his plans to end the Deferred Action to Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, giving congress six months to propose a replacement. The...

Graphic by Chase Otero, The Paisano

UTSA is not a sanctuary campus

Ben Shirani August 30, 2017

Sanctuary campuses are universities which abide by similar rules as sanctuary cities; on sanctuary campuses, students rights are prioritized over the desire of federal agencies like ICE to query the immigration...

Satire: Sheriff Arpaio, ‘America’s toughest sheriff ’

Satire: Sheriff Arpaio, ‘America’s toughest sheriff ’

Cade Brashear August 30, 2017

President Trump has delivered on few promises spoken on the campaign trail and in his short yet glorious tenure as our Commander in Chief, but on Friday he has finally come through. President Trump has...

Photo Courtesy of Robin Cresswell, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office

Salazar talks sanctuary status

Samuel De Leon March 29, 2017

On Tuesday March 21, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar informed students and faculty about current issues  in the Sheriff’s Department, including the sanctuary city status. Salazar said that San Antonio...

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