The Paisano

Got free speech?

Students protest demonstration on campus. Photo by Breahna Luera

Heather Montoya

November 13, 2019

President Taylor Eighmy sent a university-wide email to inform students about Protected Expression on Campus, a new Texas law that went into effect Sept. 1. The state law requires public universities to ensure that their campuses act as traditional public forums, to permit anyone to engage in lawful...

Up in smoke

Cigarettes in a cigarette dish

Matthew Muriel

September 19, 2018

New tobacco law raises purchase age from 18 to 21. On Jan. 11,  2018, the San Antonio City Council approved an ordinance raising the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The Tobacco 21 (T21) ordinance made it out of the council meeting with a 9-to-2 vote and will take effect on Oct. 1, 2018...