The Paisano

Valentine’s Day reminds us to tolerate differences

Jeremiah Hobbs

February 15, 2017

Let’s talk about love. Better yet, let’s talk about a different kind of love, a word less used—now more than ever: tolerance. The sky is baby-blue as I write this; a warm, Texan-winter air has settled outside. Valentine’s Day is projected to look just as sunny, as it should. I’ve bought my ...

Discuss and demonstrate

Courtesty of Alex Poe

Samuel De Leon

February 8, 2017

The first week of the executive order limiting immigration from seven countries has passed, and the transition is anything but smooth. From the protests at UTSA to Federal Judge James Robart’s decree of unconstitutionality, the order has faced opposition. The ban is responsible for the suspension ...

Q&A: Omar Akram MSA member

Courtesy of Omar Akram

Isaac Serna

February 1, 2017

On Friday (Jan. 27) President Trump signed an executive order that banned people from seven Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days and suspended Syrian refugees’ entry indefinitely. UT System Chancellor McRaven issued a statement in response to the controversial order  Many univers...

Executive order threatens ‘melting pot’ legacy

Samuel De Leon

February 1, 2017

On Friday, Donald Trump enacted an executive order that banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspended the admission of refugees into the U.S. This is inconsistent with foundational American ideals. It is also an attempt to win over American sentiment through fear. There is no doubt sa...