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



Jenna Taylor, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

Spoiler Warning: This article will discuss spoilers about “Blonde.” As someone who grew up idolizing Marilyn Monroe and watching her movies, this film was one of the hardest I have ever had to sit...

Passion over politics

Passion over politics

Laynie Clark, Managing Editor August 30, 2022

“You know you can let a guy help you and still be a feminist?” Falling in love — can you do it with someone who is politically different? A question asked by many but answered by few. We are rarely...

Squid Game explores humanitys dark realities

‘Squid Game’ explores humanity’s dark realities

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Minor dialogue spoilers for the last episode If you haven’t watched “Squid Game” despite the sudden explosion of popularity that’s been circling social media, I guarantee you that peer pressure...

Illustration by Ethan Gullett

Roadrunner Films: ‘The Lodge’

Mason Hickok, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

“The Lodge” sets the stage for a slow, stylized descent into a Christmas nightmare. Set to a backdrop of hymns, madness and repentance, the film conjures an interesting foray into fanatical religious...

Photo by Alex Hanks

5 movies to stream on Netflix right now

Jansen Bean , Staff Writer April 28, 2020

By now, just about everyone’s figured out their personal favorite way of passing the time during these long weeks of quarantine. For some, it’s reading, and for others, it’s TikTok, but without streaming...

Photo by Ethan Gullett

Review: Look mom I can fly

Alex Hanks September 17, 2019

Established music superstar, former UTSA student and hip-hop mogul Travis Scott, recently released his Netflix exclusive documentary “Look Mom I Can Fly” released on Aug. 28. The documentary covers...

TV- Paisano Polls

Kat Joseph and Oscar Torres September 28, 2017

Students share their opinions on TV shows, including their all-time favorites and which character represents them.   Host- Kat Joseph Videographers- Oscar Torres Video editor- Oscar Torres...

Bill Saves the World is tailored for the demographic who enjoyed Bill Nye the Science Guy.

The second coming of our savior: Bill Nye

Ethan Pham April 26, 2017

Bill Nye the Science Guy! Uttering those five words will instantly bring flashbacks (and people chanting “Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!”) for people from generations X, Y and Z of one of the quirkiest, and...

Netflixs Iron Fist

Netflix’s Iron Fist

Jesus Nieves February 23, 2017

Marvel Studios have released three Netflix shows from their lesser-known roster of superheroes — Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones. Much like the Avengers, Marvel has been teasing the formation...

Netflixs Luke Cage

Netflix’s Luke Cage

Jesus Nieves October 19, 2016

Netflix has released its third Marvel show Luke Cage, which is a spinoff of another show Jessica Jones.  Luke Cage has gotten positive praise by critics and fans alike.  As a Marvel fan I never knew...

The Punisher vs Ghost Rider

The Punisher vs Ghost Rider

Jesus Nieves October 12, 2016

Battles between two opposing forces have always caught our interest.  Good versus evil, bad versus evil, and even hero versus hero, but what happens when two antiheroes who are stuck in a category of...

Master of None

Master of None

Raquel E. Alonzo March 22, 2016

The series starts off with some dude banging some chick. Without warning, the condom breaks and now the two are both “googling” if pre-ejaculate contains sperm. Just to be safe, they take an Uber...

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