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

Censorship in American politics

Censorship in American politics

Nate Henneke, Contributing Writer August 30, 2022

The political landscape of the United States is as volatile as it is divided. Social media platforms like Twitter have become a warzone, where users must tread lightly or they could fall victim to the...

The age of misinformation

The age of misinformation

Jessica McLaren, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

You would think that with the modern media’s remarkable ability to spread information and multimedia like wildfire, society would be more informed. Right?  While this may be true in some ways, access...

Is physical media a dying medium?

Is physical media a dying medium?

Mason Hickok, Web Editor April 12, 2022

With the onset of streaming comes the inevitable rise in viability in content access, depth and scope. Services like The Criterion Channel and Mubi bring viewers access to carefully crafted cinema that...

Democracy dies behind paywalls

Democracy dies behind paywalls

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator April 12, 2022

With the constantly changing social and political climate in which we live, there are arguably few things more important than news. In a landscape of mass media consumed by Twitter posts and clickbait...

Russia’s attack on truth

Russia’s attack on truth

Sofia Garcia and Bella Nieto February 28, 2022

We have watched Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and merciless attack on Ukraine persist for five days Millions of Americans are seeing live broadcasts of the war from major social media platforms like Facebook,...

The fatality of public opinion

The fatality of public opinion

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

Caroline Flack, best known as the host of popular television show Love Island: UK, died by suicide on Saturday, Feb. 15. Before her untimely death, Flack was facing charges of alleged domestic abuse against...

Thank you for reading

Thank you for reading

Editorial Board August 27, 2019

Dear readers, We are The Paisano independent student newspaper. Our independence makes us unlike any other collegiate student publication in Texas. We are a non-profit. We own our building – The Paisano...

Information Overkill..
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Are we desensitized by news?

Jeremiah Hobbs April 11, 2017

“Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” so called the paper delivery boy back in the day, before instant news streams and instant information. Back then, with only print newspapers to get news from, a 30-minute...

UTSA Talks Islam and Mass Media

November 18, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Rida Malik UTSA’s Muslim Student Association hosted a panel featuring Sana Saeed, a nonfiction writer and humorist for Al-Jazeera Plus, a news network that reports...

Editorial: To the masses: how to handle ‘tragedy’

April 23, 2013

On Monday, April 15, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring over 200. Many deemed this a tragedy. The same day, over 100 Syrians lost their lives due...

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