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

Chaparral Village on campus. Housing and Residence Life is giving students a chance to change their on-campus living options for the Spring 2021 semester.

UTSA gives on-campus residents an option to cancel their Spring 2021 housing contracts

Breahna Luera, News Editor October 20, 2020

UTSA Housing and Residence Life (HRL) sent an email to students who have a Spring 2021 housing contract with them that laid out possible options for housing next semester. This email was sent out on Oct....

One of the COVID-19 testing centers is in the Paseo. Residents in university housing can be tested more than once at no cost.

Laurel Village and Chaparral Village residents can be retested for COVID-19 at no cost

Josh Peck, News Editor October 6, 2020

Students living in Laurel Village and Chaparral Village are now allowed to be tested more than once for COVID-19 at no cost, according to an email from Housing and Residence Life (HRL). 17 students have...

A sign in the Student Union tells university community members to wear face coverings. The signage is part of UTSAs Do Your Part campaign to slow the spread of COVID-19 on campus.

COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Program Launches in Student Housing

Josh Peck, News Editor September 15, 2020

UTSA launched a new COVID-19 surveillance testing program on Sept. 14 for asymptomatic students living in on-campus housing. Participation in the program is voluntary, and the tests will come at no cost...

Chaparral Village is one of three UTSA-owned dormitories on campus. UTSA has not committed to giving students a pro-rated housing refund if the university forces them to leave on-campus housing.

UTSA does not commit to offering housing refunds if students are forced to leave campus

Josh Peck, News Editor September 4, 2020

At this time, UTSA will not commit to offering prorated housing refunds for students in the event that the university forces students to leave on-campus housing, according to a UTSA spokesperson. UTSA-owned...

The university designated all non-freshmen to Laurel Village starting Fall 2020. Tammy Wyatt hopes that
clustering students in this way will increase student retention.

Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall designated freshmen-only in Fall 2020

Breahna Luera, News Editor February 11, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA will change the way it houses its students who live on campus. The university informed students on Jan. 23, via email, that Alvarez Hall and Chaparral Village will become freshman-only...

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Ben Shirani, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

UTSA students can participate in early voting for the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on UTSA’s Main Campus in the Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102) from Tuesday, Feb. 18 through...

Freshmen Move In 2018

Freshmen Move-In 2018

Kat Joseph and Eddie Monsibaiz October 7, 2018

Students share their reasons for choosing UTSA, goals, and advice for freshmen. Host - Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor - Kat Joseph Videographers - Eddie Monsibaiz, Kat Joseph Video editor - Kat Joseph   Check...

Mailboxes at on-campus UPS store.

No USPS mail delivery to HRL

Lauren Donecker September 19, 2018

P.O. box required to receive voter registration cards Students living in Chaparral Village, Laurel Village and Alvarez Hall can only receive packages, but not United States Postal Service (USPS) mail...

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