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

Liars in Love (a poem)

Liars in Love (a poem)

Kennedy Bustos, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

You’ve made a hypocrite of me, you know.  You’ve made me a liar. All the things I never believed in,  are now the things I hold closest to my heart — and it’s you,  it’s you. You’re...

Age is not just a number

Age is not just a number

Chloe Williams, Assistant Web Editor March 8, 2022

They say age is just a number, but is it really? While a 14 year age gap between a 43 and 57-year-old seems normal, the 14 years in between a 18-year-old and a 32-year-old is a bit concerning. Age gap...

Image by Alex Hanks

Right person wrong time

Anonymous March 1, 2022

I honestly just hate you right now. I hate that you didn’t choose me.  I hate that it’s not me that you love more. And I hate that I’m mature enough to realize that it’s not you I hate.   I...

Dealing With Love

Dealing With Love

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator February 8, 2022

how does one cope with the reality  that they’ll never be the person somebody chooses to love?   and i don’t mean your friends who you can’t believe you’re  lucky enough...

The distance between hearts

The distance between hearts

Laynie Clark, Opinion Editor February 1, 2022

They say “love conquers all,” but is it possible for it to conquer distance? Being in a long-distance relationship is the true test of all things related to independence, trust and patience. It is...

Love and politics

Love and politics

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor November 2, 2021

That’s it, you have found the one. You look them in the eyes and it feels like your heart is in your throat and the world has stopped; it’s like they were made for you. Conversation flows and you laugh...

Support LGBTQ+ youth

Support LGBTQ+ youth

October 26, 2021

The writer of this piece chose to remain anonymous. As you may notice, I am writing to you as an anonymous author. A brief explanation for this is that I am a queer person who has not yet come out to...

Balancing motherhood and higher education

Balancing motherhood and higher education

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

Trigger warning: sexual assault Jackie is a senior community health major at UTSA and she works two jobs. In addition, she is a single mom. Her son Joaquin was born April 24, 2020, right at the beginning...

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....

Paisanograms

Paisanograms

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day to my favorite guy. And, yes, Happy Valentine's Day to Sandy, too. Love, Diane —————————————————————————————————————————— Diane, Thank...

Mid-semester self care

Alex Hanks April 2, 2019

With the home stretch of the semester commencing, stress levels on campus seem to be at peak levels. Although there is a light at the end of the tunnel, for many of you (including myself) that light seems...

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