The Paisano

The significance of Cesar E. Chavez

Josh Peck

April 9, 2019

During the last weekend of March, I participated for the first time in the Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice here in San Antonio. It was the 23rd annual march of its kind, but it was the first time I’d even heard about it in the eight years I’ve lived in San Antonio. UTSA sent a coalition out to...

March kicks off Women’s History Month

Protestors engage in prayer.

Cate Niegos

March 6, 2019

San Antonio’s 29th Annual International Women’s Day March was held on March 2 at Milam Park. The event named, “La Lucha Sigue! Nevertheless We Persist!” brought out local members of the community. Organizations such as Planned Parenthood, MOVE San Antonio and The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center...

New age conservatives harass Native American

New age conservatives harass Native American

Alfonzo Mendoza

January 23, 2019

On Jan. 18, thousands of Native Americans gathered outside the Interior Department – Bureau of Indian Affairs to begin the first Indigenous Peoples March in Washington D.C. Apart from having their land stripped away and forcibly stolen, some of their grievances include the organization of Indian res...

March for our lives

March for Our Lives protest

Editorial Board

March 28, 2018

An unprecedented 187,000 students have been exposed to gun violence since the deadly shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. According to the Washington Post, there has been an average of 10 school shootings a year; the highest number, 15, was in 2014. In the first three months of 2018, there hav...

MLK march 2018


January 16, 2018

San Antonio's MLK march is among the largest in the nation. Check out some of the photos below. Photos courtesy of Kimiya Factory, Ryan Nobles and Tristan Simpson.