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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...

New all-gender bathroom comes to JPL

Sign posted outside of JPL construction for new all-gender bathroom. The JPL all-gender bathroom will be the university’s 12th.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

March 3, 2020

An all-gender bathroom is being constructed on the first floor of the John Peace Library (JPL) and will be ready for use in April 2020. Construction for the JPL all-gender bathroom began in December 2019. This will be just one addition to the 11 pre-existing all-gender bathrooms between the Main and...

Former NASA JPL director visits UTSA

Firouz Naderi described his involvment in previous Mars missions. The next mission is set to launch in Summer 2020.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

February 11, 2020

Dr. Firouz Naderi, former director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), visited UTSA and spoke about past and future Mars missions on Feb. 7. Naderi worked in NASA’s JPL for 36 years, and before he stepped down four years ago, he was the director of solar system exploration. Naderi began his pre...

Poppin’ pills in club JPL

October 12, 2015

Brain-enhancement drugs, becoming a millionaire, living on a high — it’s the stuff only found in Limitless starring Bradley Cooper, right? Well, to an extent, college students throughout the U.S. have found their own brain-enhancing pill: methamphetamines. When midterms and finals...

Library expands study space, renovates fourth floor

September 15, 2015

Caroline Traylor, The Paisano Bookworms rejoice: additional space to snooze and study is coming to a library near you. The Student Government Association (SGA), collaborated with the John Peace Library (JPL) to bring students new study carrels with outlets in the east commons area and ...