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

Betrayal

Betrayal

Luna Infante, Contributor November 15, 2022

I tilted my head up, thanked the universe for you   Thanked it For your smile For your love For your selflessness For your friendship For your greatness   I tilted...

The in between

The in between

Samantha Ysaguirre, Contributer November 8, 2022

A spritz of wine for the shed of new blood And a crown of beauty for my ashes of grief, shame and disgrace While the weight of grief runs heavy, In the valley, dance my sorrows away  I can...

JPS

JPS

Zahara Latson, Staff Writer October 11, 2022

I read your book by Jean-Paul Sartre  And then you decided to leave   Me with the idea that everything I know,  Might not be everything.   And with my kaleidoscope of pendency,  I...

I constantly eat my own brain

I constantly eat my own brain

Stephanie Perez, Contributing Writer October 4, 2022

I take your hand filled with thorns. It hurts so much, and I’ve seen it all before. but then I look up at your crinkled smile and drown out the stings, and pings. all the infidelity...

Residue

Residue

Madison Hodges, Contributing Writer September 20, 2022

Unpainted walls, unmarked territory It’s always the same old story with battered pages I can’t escape I’m spit up from town to town Cast away before I could settle down  Never leaving...

Trying not to say it

Trying not to say it

Melody A. Mireles, Contributing Writer September 13, 2022

 I push with all the might  I need to move a mountain,  My knuckles a desert with  Crimson rivers,  As a sentimental oasis  Floods beneath my face,  Threatening to spill out.  I...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Love is all a woman is fit for

Regina Robert, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

There is a day in a woman’s life where we stop being little girls  and we become mothers without ever giving birth whether it be to our brothers, fathers our hopes and dreams deteriorate  with...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Home away from home

Madison Peters, Copyediting Coordinator September 6, 2022

A family is like a circle.  The intertwinement never ends, And even if at times when it breaks,  in time it always mends.   A family is like the sky. Somehow they’re always there.  Families...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Youthful Fool

Regina Robert, Contributing Writer August 30, 2022

I’m a child I’m young and inexperienced I’m naive and guidable Easy to fool Easy to lie to For lies will always be truth to me I just want to be taken care of Someone to care...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

you have to be able to do that for yourself

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2022

you can rest now you can rest now for the sake of your long lost sanity feel held by your own warmth  and be solaced by gentle conversations with your wounded conscience    let compassion...

Image by Alex Hanks

Full stop

Sanne Peek, Graphic Designer April 26, 2022

A period marks the end of a sentence, the end of thought, “The End!” what a monstrous fate;   but that’s just it, one ending does not a conclusion make: it doesn’t mark...

Image by Alex Hanks

At the Top

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordiantor April 12, 2022

I’ve never believed in my ability to climb the stairs. The ones I’ve always been warned to avoid,  the ones people have told me measure nothing of my worth,  but I can’t stop them from...

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