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

Stop hate off-campus

Stop hate off-campus

Editorial Board February 13, 2024

On Sunday, Feb. 4 a Palestinian-American was stabbed near the University of Texas at Austin. The incident took place in West Campus while the victim, 23-year-old Zacharia Doar, and his friends were traveling...

Pro-Israel display depicts those kidnapped during conflict

Pro-Israel display depicts those kidnapped during conflict

Amber Serio, Assistant News Editor November 21, 2023

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, a display of solidarity in support of the safe return of Israeli hostages was demonstrated in the grass near the Sombrilla. The display, titled “Balloons of Hope,” decorated...

Thousands rally at state capitol in support of Gaza

Thousands rally at state capitol in support of Gaza

Malaki Lingg, Web Editor November 21, 2023

On Sunday, Nov. 12, thousands rallied in front of the state capitol building in Austin, Texas, in support of a ceasefire in the heat of the Israel-Palestine conflict. The protest was organized by the...

Students walk out for a second time in support of Palestine

Students walk out for a second time in support of Palestine

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

At noon on Nov. 16, students in support of a ceasefire and Palestinians affected by the Israel-Palestine conflict walked out for the second week in a row to voice their position. They gathered on the...

UTSA students participated in a walk out in solidarity with Palestine on Nov. 9. More than 100 students attended the protest.

Tensions boil over on U.S. campuses as Israel-Palestine violence continues

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

Since the Oct. 7 attack on Israel, its subsequent war against the attackers has tallied a death toll of over 10,000 and counting. As civilians and soldiers die in mass, rallies and outbursts at universities...

Students call for ceasefire in Gaza at the Sombrilla

Students call for ceasefire in Gaza at the Sombrilla

Faith Kouadio, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

At noon on Nov. 9, more than 100 students assembled in the Sombrilla to stand in solidarity with Palestinians affected by the Israel-Hamas war.  Students in support of Palestine organized their own...

President Eighmy offers guidance after violence in Israel

President Eighmy offers guidance after violence in Israel

Noah Willoughby, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

President Taylor Eighmy shared a message with the UTSA community two weeks ago regarding recent altercations in the Israel-Hamas war to remind students of the support and resources available to them on...

Illustration by Amber Chin

Nobel Nonsense

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...

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...

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...

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

SJP Activism on and off campus

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...

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...

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