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Nobel Nonsense

Illustration by Amber Chin

Isabella Nieto, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2020

The Nobel Peace Prize, created in 1895, has, for over a century, been given to the individual who has “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” The jury is still out on whethe...

Re “SJP Activism on and off campus”

Joseph Mabry

March 7, 2018

Sharing balanced narratives about both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is key to informing Paisano readers about the facts of this complex issue.  This article portrays Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, as a “military technocratic state,” which grossly mischaracterizes th...

Boycott, divestment and sanctions

Justice Lovin

February 28, 2018

There are a lot of terrible things going on in the world today—horrible, awful things that any decent person feels an obligation to condemn and fight against when they learn about them. There are so many things one can’t possibly do something about all of them. That’s the beauty of the boycott; ...

SJP Activism on and off campus

The silent protest featured students with a name of a Palestinian child imprisonment victim. Justice Lovin, The Paisano

Justice Lovin

January 31, 2018

The UTSA chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) held a silent protest in the Sombrilla on Jan. 23 to raise awareness of the many Palestinian children who have been imprisoned by the Israeli military (IDF). The protest followed events on and off campus at which the group hosted Dr. Luke Peterson...

Tension in the Middle East after Israel attacks Gaza

April 16, 2013

On April 2, tensions rose in the Middle East after Israel carried out an airstrike in Gaza, a Palestinian territory, in the first bombing raid between the two countries since a ceasefire was signed last November.The airstrike, which involved two warplanes, struck two open areas in Gaza. According to Israe...