The Paisano

Paid sick leave: the time is now


Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

If San Antonio’s Sick and Safe Leave (SSL) law had not been blocked by a lawsuit from a collection of small business owners, San Antonio workers could have begun accruing paid sick time on Dec. 1, 2019. Anyone working 40 hours per week in the city could have collected 21 hours of paid sick time by March ...

UTSA hosts tree planting event to celebrate city’s tricentennial

Mayor Nirenberg and President Eighmy kicking off the event.

Harrison Westphall

November 8, 2018

Anyone who loves nature, or enjoys the wonders of science was enthralled when UTSA hosted the official Arbor Day Celebration concurrent with the Monster Mash Pumpkin Smash.  This event was designed by the City of San Antonio, in coordination with UTSA. It was an excellent way to promote awareness ...

Ciudad, a crecer: an invitation

Controversy bubbles over development near Hays St. Bridge on the east side. Creative Commons

Enrique Bonilla

January 10, 2018

Looking into the growing pains of San Antonio in 2018.   The sprawl of mankind over earth is the tale of humanity. Over thousands of years, sapiens consumed and conquered land, water and air to acquire food and shelter. From the humble foraging bands of kin societies to larger nomadic t...

Environmentalism at UTSA

Editorial staff

October 25, 2017

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and UTSA have a common climate action goal: keep it clean. Nirenberg accompanied President Taylor Eighmy, CPS Energy President and CEO Paula Gold-Williams, UTSA faculty, and students during the announcement of five innovative projects supporting clean energy on Oct....