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

Unpacking Latinx misrepresentation in movies

Unpacking Latinx misrepresentation in movies

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor January 18, 2022

Despite a recent push in the movie industry to increase diversity, especially after the #OscarsSoWhite campaign in 2019, an Annenburg Study found Hispanic and Latinx folks make up more than 18% of the...

Dr. Timothy Yuen received an NSF grant to train
Latinx SAISD educators to teach computer science.
Yuen seeks to diversify Latinx participation in STEM. Photo courtesy of Courtney Clevenger.

Researchers promote Latinx participation in STEM field

Josh Peck, News Editor February 4, 2020

A group of UTSA researchers has partnered with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) to diversify the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field starting at the high school...

Singers ignite the crowd. Photo by Sofia Garcia

¡Eso Es! Fest heads to San Antonio

Laura C. September 4, 2019

Last Wednesday at the Paper Tiger and put on by South Texas based booking group, Margin Walker, ¡Eso Es! was a summer party celebrating the diversity of Latinx artists consisting well-known acts such...

Rudy Sanchez

Being biracial: How racial stigmas complicate cultural identity

Rudy Sanchez October 26, 2018

In my life, I have seen how others can be systematically privileged or oppressed purely by the color their skin. I am biracial – half-mexican, half-white. My father is Mexican-American and my mother...

Photo of Dr. Jackie Cuevas

Q&A with Dr. Jackie Cuevas

Vivian Guillen March 30, 2018

UTSA professor Jackie Cuevas, Ph.D, teaches Chicana Feminist Writers, Mexican American Literature, Feminist Theory/Literary Theories, Introduction to LGBTQ Studies and much more, with most of her English...

Image of a music mic.
Graphic courtesy of Samantha Ceballos/The Paisano

Breaking barriers through musica Latina

Gabriella Alderete-Cruz March 30, 2018

One of the most profound things about music is its universality− the language of music can easily transport anyone to a time, a place, or a feeling. I first heard of the Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade...

Photo courtesy of Chifladazine

Chifladas y Chingonas

Devin De Leon October 11, 2017

Local DIY zine outlet releases 3rd volume this Friday at La Botanica. Local magazine, Chifladazine, is celebrating the release of its latest volume this Friday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. at La Botanica off of...

Bidi Bidi Banda performs for Calle UTSA in front of the HEB UC. Photo Courtesy of Ann Margaret Trujillo, Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion.

UTSA celebrates Hispanic Heritage month

Leah Feneley October 4, 2017

Several programs and organizations at UTSA are hosting a series of events celebrating the heritages, histories and cultures of the Hispanic and LatinX communities present on campus and around the world...

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