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Creators – Paisano Polls

Creators - Paisano Polls
Kat Joseph January 25, 2017

Diego Montoya investigates the creative sides of UTSA students.

San Antonio Women March

The protest was peaceful with many children, babies and dogs in attendance. A young girl standing
next to her mother held a sign that stated “Keep your tiny hands off my rights”. Caroline Traylor, The Paisano
Alex Birnel January 25, 2017

The chants were coming from quixotic speakers all throughout the procession. At one moment, the classic call and response “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” was...

SA mayoral candidates work to earn the student vote

Jeremiah Hobbs January 25, 2017

Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina has never held an elected government office but has experience as a political consultant. He has pledged to regulate public utility rate and salary...

Perspective on political Islam

The New Sectarianism is Abdo’s fourth book. CC image courtesey of Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung on Flickr
Isaac Serna January 25, 2017

Dr. Geneive Abdo, former Middle East correspondent, will speak at UTSA, on Jan. 25 (Wednesday) at 6:00 p.m., in the Hidalgo Room. A San Antonio native, Abdo will discuss her new book, “New Sectarianism:...

In Memoriam: Dr. James B. Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher instructed at UTSA. Courtesy of the Gallagher familly
Isaac Serna January 25, 2017

A beloved professor and member of the UTSA community, Dr. James B. Gallagher died on Jan. 11, 2017. Since his diagnosis of throat cancer in 2016 and throughout his treatment regimen, Gallagher remained...

Did you march?

Brianna Orta raises a fist in solidarity. Brianna Orta, The Paisano
Brianna Orta January 25, 2017

This past weekend in cities all across the world women and allies took to the streets in peaceful marches to stand in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our health, our safety and for the future...

Municipal, mayoral & midterm elections matter

Editorial staff January 25, 2017

The 2016 presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was long and ugly. Many Americans are now feeling weary of politics and relieved the election is over – this is understandable. This...

The importance of representation in education

History and General Information: The UTSA Fact Book (2011 - 2015)
Jeremiah Hobbs January 25, 2017

An ethnicity gap exists between students and faculty at UTSA. A question of representation pulsates in the data. The UTSA student body is made up of mostly minorities. The UTSA faculty body is mostly white. In...

No Kidding: Defending the child-free life

No Kidding: Defending the child-free life
Samantha Jones January 25, 2017

First comes love, then comes marriage—then comes the couple with the baby carriage! From the moment they are born, women are groomed by society for motherhood. Easy-Bake Ovens, pretend kitchenettes,...

Nasty Women: art coming out of their ‘wherever’

The new feminist battlecry is painted on AP Art Lab gallery wall. Photos by Raquel E. Alonzo
Raquel E. Alonzo January 25, 2017

During the third presidential debate on Oct. 19, 2016, Donald Trump said, “such a nasty woman,” while Hillary Clinton used her turn to speak at the podium about social security and taxes. The comment...

Asking the question ‘what’s up with UTSA’s stonehenge?’

UTSA’s unnamed Stonehenge located near music and arts building. Photos by Jeremiah Hobbs
Jeremiah Hobbs January 25, 2017

A peculiar structure sits atop the land on the east side of UTSA’s main campus, about west of Bauerle Road near Key Circle and the Music Building. Perhaps you have seen this behemoth concrete mass...

UTSA hosts Silent Film Classics with Strings Attached on main campus

Violinist Anton Miller playing his violin during silent film. Benjamin Shirani/The Paisano
Ben Shirani January 25, 2017

On Friday night the UTSA Recital Hall, located in the Arts Building, hosted an evening of silent films accompanied by live stringed instrument performances from The Miller-Porfiris Duo. The event was...

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