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

Fabian De Soto, The Paisano

I’m Not a Good Person (Lies From Those We Love)

Nick Garza, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

It’s three in the morning and I’m walking home from another long night of bad decisions. On my way back to my apartment I see a plastic bag on the ground, so I pick it up. A few minutes later I see...

More about L*ve

More about L*ve

Nich Garza, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

There I stood on the edge of something incredible. Perched above a ravine of words, thoughts, and actions entirely my own, I could finally see the end. If not the end, then it might’ve at least been...

Three Words

Three Words

Nick Garza, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

It’s easy to ruin a good thing. All it takes is three words in a moment of passion or as we hold each other in the stillness of the night. When you realize you’ve finally found a soul worth knowing....

This is ego death: prevailing while Thanatos acts upon us

This is ego death: prevailing while Thanatos acts upon us

Nich Garza, Staff writer April 13, 2021

It’s 2 a.m. on a Thursday morning, the sky is clear and the apartment complex around me is mostly silent. We’ve all been wasting away for hours, but as that high turned into a buzz that turned into...

Student life drastically different before and after pandemic

Student life drastically different before and after pandemic

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 2, 2021

It has been almost a year since UTSA closed its campuses and moved all learning online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as facilities reopened in the fall, the course structure, protocols, and precautions...

Finding a Way to Handle the Heat and Stay in the Kitchen

Josh Peck, News Editor April 8, 2020

This semester is the first time I’ve felt stress this intense. I’ve always been a self-starter and rarely felt the expectations of others on me in my day-to-day life, but this semester is different....

Planting the seed of literacy

Planting the seed of literacy

Kasandra Parker, Marketing Manager February 4, 2020

Bursting with anticipation, children sat around Jon Lasser as he patiently pulled various items out of his basket. “Is this a seed?” He would ask as he pulled out objects such as pinto beans, eggs,...

Texas courts don’t commit murder

Texas courts don’t commit murder

Dawson Fagan November 20, 2019

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stayed Rodney Reed’s execution, pending further court mediation. This decision came just five days before the scheduled execution date of Nov. 20. The Texas Supreme...

Adobe Creative Cloud available for UTSA

Adobe Creative Cloud available for UTSA

Heather Montoya October 23, 2019

At the beginning of this semester, UTSA became the first four-year public university in Texas designated as an Adobe Creative Campus. The Adobe Creative Campus program aims to promote digital literacy...

Photo by Reagan Baughman

One wall, no ecosystem

Leonardo Garcia October 16, 2019

The UTSA Dreamers Resource Center presented a screening of the Texas-based documentary film "The River and The Wall." The film chronicles five friends as they travel 1,200 miles on horses, mountain bikes...

Photo by Amber Chin

More than music

Amber Chin October 16, 2019

In addition to seeing performances by their favorite artists, Austin City Limits (ACL) attendees can visit ACL Cares, a section of the festival devoted to showcasing non-profits. Among this year’s...

My Experience at Area 51

My Experience at Area 51

Leonardo Garcia October 10, 2019

I touched my face and rubbed my eyes because they were hurting from how late it was. It was already Friday and I had a test in the morning; 8:30 a.m. to be exact. The silence along with the AC made me...

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