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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

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Trump chooses coal over climate change with executive order

Samuel De Leon April 5, 2017

In the face of a struggling coal industry, Donald Trump signed an executive order deadset to withdraw from and rewrite the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The CPP is the result of the United States’ promise...

Obama gives undocumented parents temporary relief

February 11, 2015

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano The Department of Homeland Security has adopted the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, giving undocumented parents a means to stay...

Hollow Promises

February 4, 2014

President Obama’s State of the Union address was a beautifully delivered speech promising warranted reforms and progressive initiatives that I believe would benefit this country immensely....

Obama sees tough road ahead on policy in Middle East

April 2, 2013

With the threat of missiles changing the Middle Eastern landscape a mere 40 miles away, President Barack Obama completed his first official trip to Israel on March 22. March brought new...

New Cabinet takes shape for Obama’s second term

April 2, 2013

Courtesy of Pete Souza / The White House Over the past few weeks, the Obama administration has shifted into finding nominees for cabinet secretary positions to replace...

Economy to suffer as Congress fails to prevent sequester

March 5, 2013

On March 1, President Obama signed into law $85 billion dollars in federal budget cuts for the current fiscal year. The cuts, known as the sequester, are part of a provision created in the 2011 debt ceiling...

President calls for minimum wage increase

February 26, 2013

Courtesy of Will Tallent / The Paisano In his State of the Union Address on Feb. 12, President Obama called upon lawmakers to raise the current federal minimum wage.The president said...

Federal government faces mandatory spending cuts

February 26, 2013

Courtesy of Pete Souza / The White House As March 1 nears, Congress still appears to be nowhere close to solving the sequester, a budgetary situation that would result in mandatory spending...

Obama sets second term agenda in State of the Union address

February 20, 2013

On Feb. 12, President Obama gave his fifth State of theUnion speech to a joint session of Congress. The president largely focused ondomestic issues, but also addressed foreign policy in the annual address.Among...

Leaked video, tax returns still creating controversy for Mitt Romney

September 24, 2012

With the upcoming presidential elections in November, prospects are not looking so promising for Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. Following the release of a video from one of Romney's...

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