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Keep track of coronavirus updates from UTSA administration members

The mostly-empty Sombrilla sits in the center of Main Campus. UTSA has recently decided to transition classes online for the remainder of the spring semester.

Josh Peck and Breahna Luera

April 8, 2020

For the most up-to-date information, visit UTSA’s coronavirus information page. April 8 Update from UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy On April 8, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent an email to students announcing that summer courses will be held online for the upcoming Summer 2020 terms. According to Eighmy, the univer...

The colors painted on campus

“Fiesta Dancers” by Luis Jimenez pose outside the Student Union.

Kaylee Benavides

February 20, 2019

The city of San Antonio is known for its large art presence. While the McNay may seem like the best place to experience priceless works of art, UTSA has a collection consisting of works by high caliber international artists such as Nicholas Krushenick, Mexican master Manuel Alvarez Bravo and praised San ...

UTSA engages with FBI after back-to-back bomb threats

UTSA used its Twitter account to update students on the bomb threats. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano.

Taiwo Adepoju

April 26, 2017

On Mon. April 17, students, faculty and staff were evacuated from the John Peace Library (JPL) due to a bomb threat. “An officer came in. He called for everyone’s attention and then to exit the building through the back,” Precious Rayfield, library staff and health major said, “We were just lik...

Rowdy Renovations: Library undergoes construction

Yellow tape and construction cones mark inaccesible areas on the
third floor of the John Peace Library. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Danielle Throneberry

January 18, 2017

Over the next year, students will notice big changes in the John Peace Library. A series of fire safety renovations are being made as part of “The Fire Life Safety Project” in order to guarantee the library is up-to-date with regulations. Students will see brand new glass magnetic doors installed ...

JPL invites students to study on newly renovated 4th floor

Students can use the new space in several ways. They can study, socialize, eat, charge electronics and nap. Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Ben Shirani

August 31, 2016

This semester, the John Peace Library unveiled a newly renovated outdoor atrium located on the fourth floor. Formerly a no-frills, coverless quadrant in the center of the floor, the atrium now provides an additional fresh space for students to work and socialize. The atrium’s layout is ...