The Paisano

A simple life

House progressively getting smaller

Kaylee Boggan

September 12, 2018

A look into how minimizing our material possesions can make a big change. Many people believe that they need material things such as money, a huge house and a fancy car to be happy–that is not so for junior English major Daniel Benites, who is a self-proclaimed minimalist. “The class I took in hi...

Furry, for real

Courtesy of Alamo City Furry Invasion (ACFI).

Brandon Armstead

January 18, 2018

Local furries provide insight to their fursonas.   Everyone has a hobby they enjoy. For some, it may be a physical hobby such as soccer or something more sedentary such as video games. Maybe your hobby gives you a sense of community or simply an activity to pass the time, regardless it gives...

Suits or sweats – a college student’s dilemma

Graphic by Tristan Ipock

Diego Montoya

February 1, 2017

Do you know what the biggest struggle for college students is? Getting out of bed on a Monday morning to start a busy day filled with assignments, lectures, and exams. Despite the fact we already have so much to worry about, getting dressed for class is another thing to add to our to-do lists. Many c...

MNLM: The case for a minimalistic lifestyle

Ethan Pham

January 18, 2017

Unsurprisingly, we live in a consumer-driven society with a rapid cyclic need to constantly upgrade. A lifestyle like this is something I believe to be unhealthy. I distinctly remember moments when I first became more concerned about our environment. I began to concern myself with the well-being of t...

Don’t sweat it

March 2, 2015

Let’s face it: working out isn’t always as self-explanatory as it seems. Those seeking logical advice often find themselves swimming through a perilous ocean of fitness myths and legends. Be at ease; we’re here to help. What follows are some very basic, but important, do’s and don’ts fo...