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

The Paisano benefits from $800,000 gift

The Paisano benefits from $800,000 gift

Diane Abdo November 20, 2019

The Paisano Educational Trust, publisher of The Paisano newspaper and Paisano Plus magazine, has established the Phelan Family Scholarship endowment fund in the memory of James William Phelan and Agnes...

Illustration by Max Aguirre

From the free press: Veterans, thank you

Editorial Board November 13, 2019

“Democracy dies in darkness.” This phrase is enshrined in the masthead of the Washington Post. While democracy is kept alive by journalists who bring stories to light, their right to do so is protected...

Photo courtesy of AJ Lopez

From Paisano to Profession

Alejandro Lopez September 18, 2019

Joining The Paisano changed the direction of my life. I had just switched my major to English and had no clue what I was doing until I met Professor Diane Abdo in her editing course. Professor Abdo praised...

Thank you for reading

Thank you for reading

Editorial Board August 27, 2019

Dear readers, We are The Paisano independent student newspaper. Our independence makes us unlike any other collegiate student publication in Texas. We are a non-profit. We own our building – The Paisano...

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Objectivity is our objective

Editorial Board and Alejandro Lopez October 26, 2018

Historically, journalists have faced several repercussions for the content they publish. One repercussion still relevant in 2018 is biased viewpoints, specifically if the content is more liberal, conservative...

The time’s now for journalism

The time’s now for journalism

Editorial Board January 10, 2018

The Golden Globes marked the first day of the spring semester with the “Time’s Up” movement gaining traction. Women are leading the charge to hold big-time producers, corporate CEOs and local managers...

UTSA controversy in the national spotlight

UTSA controversy in the national spotlight

Editorial staff November 15, 2017

Citing “behavioral concerns,” a UTSA department chair requested a meeting with then UTSA graduate student Alfred MacDonald. MacDonald recorded his private conversation with Dr. Eve Browning, chair...

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