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

State of the City - 11/22/23

State of the City – 11/22/23

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

Robert Rivard announced his retirement from the San Antonio Report, a site he helped to establish with his wife, Monika Maeckle, in 2012. Prior to working with the San Antonio Report, Rivard, a UTSA graduate,...

The Medical Humanities Club tabling in the Sombrilla.

New grant will help internationalize the medical humanities program

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 22, 2022

UTSA’s Medical Humanities program was launched in 2016. The program offers an interdisciplinary approach to medicine and healthcare. Şerife Tekin, associate professor of philosophy, has served as the...

Research spending has increased from $140 million in fiscal year 2021 to $141 million in fiscal year 2022.

Research expenditure for fiscal year 2022 sees an increase

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 22, 2022

In December 2021, UTSA acquired the prestigious Carnegie R1 designation, a recognition of ongoing research activities at the university. Since then, faculty at UTSA has continued to receive grants to further...

The site where UTSA’s San Pedro II building will be constructed.

Next phase of downtown development approved by UT Board of Regents

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 22, 2022

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the UT Board of Regents approved the next phase of UTSA’s “downtown development initiatives.” According to the university’s official news release, investments of $52,409,972...

State of the City — Week of 11/15/2022

State of the City — Week of 11/15/2022

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 15, 2022

The San Antonio City Council passed a vote of no confidence against Councilman Clayton Perry. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Perry was accused of being involved in a hit-and-run while intoxicated. The incident took...

Rep. Castro holds student press conference ahead of election day

Rep. Castro holds student press conference ahead of election day

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor November 8, 2022

On Nov. 3, 2022, Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) held a student media-focused press conference. The purpose of this press conference is to give the floor to high school and college news publications...

The renovated third floor features floor-to-ceiling panels that give students a view of the outside, similar to the second and fourth floors. The space also features a quiet zone.

Third floor of JPL reopens with floor-to-ceiling windows

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

The third floor of the John Peace Library (JPL) opened for student use last week following an almost year-long construction project. The renovation involved the addition of floor-to-ceiling windows on...

UTSA Libraries has been offering grants for OER implementation since 2016.

New design grants awarded to faculty members for development of open educational resources

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

As part of its Adopt a Free Textbook Initiative, UTSA libraries awarded 13 grants to faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic cycle to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OERs) into their curriculum....

The Wellness 360 clinic, located in the Recreation Center, offers students a wide variety of healthcare services.

Wellness 360 offers on-campus healthcare

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

With the arrival of flu season, UTSA’s Wellness 360 clinic continues to offer a wide range of services for UTSA students. These services include primary care services, immunizations, vaccinations, first...

Hsieh, who serves as the Director of USTA Brain Health Consortium, is one of the faculty members who is attending the summit

University faculty take part in system-wide brain health summit

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

UTSA faculty members are participating in the first-ever University of Texas Systemwide Brain Research Summit, taking place in Austin on Nov. 7 and 8. The summit is a collaborative effort that aims to...

State of the City - Week of 11/8/2022

State of the City – Week of 11/8/2022

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

Based on agenda documents, the San Antonio City Council will issue a vote of no confidence against District 1 Councilman Mario Bravo and vote to censure him on Nov. 10. The city launched an investigation...

There were two sexual assault cases reported to the UTSA Police Department earlier this week. Both occurred in on-campus housing.

Two sexual assaults reported on campus mere days apart; university makes statement

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2022

Two sexual assaults were reported to the UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) mere days apart, per information in UTSAPD’s Crime Log. According to the Crime Log, the first incident occurred on Oct. 29 at...

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