The Paisano

Q&A with Dr. Anita Moss

Q&A with Dr. Anita Moss

Heather Montoya

September 4, 2019

Lead into Q&A: In an exclusive interview with The Paisano, Dr. Anita Moss reflected on her 30 years at UTSA. Moss discussed her experience teaching at UTSA, the incident in the Fall 2018 semester in which the UTSA police department escorted Paige Burgess out of her classroom and the investigations int...

Who really determines the retention of UTSA professors?

Emmanuelle Maher/The Paisano

Editorial Board

September 4, 2019

If professors who are beloved by students are expendable to the university, then the university’s teaching needs are not compatible with the needs of students. Professors, whether on the tenure track or not, have a significant impact on their students. Semester after semester, our professors are...

Found in translation

Lawrence Venuti, Professor of English at Temple University.

Alfonzo Mendoza

February 26, 2019

On Feb. 21, Professor Lawrence Venuti of Temple University visited UTSA to present a two day lecture about the importance of translation studies in our ever – increasing globalized society. The second-day lecture titled The Trouble with Subtitles is a Matter of Interpretation focused on the audio –...

Around the world in 80 minutes

Around the world in 80 minutes

Alex Hanks

February 6, 2019

Dr. Rushforth, senior lecturer of Spanish at UTSA, recently made a proposal that would utilize the use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in the classroom. In graduate school, he worked closely with scholars at the University of Southern California (USC) Institute for Creative Technologies with these immers...

Remove the policy not the teacher

A student resting her feet on a desk started the conflict with Anita Moss.

Editorial Board

January 30, 2019

Dr. Anita Moss should not have been relieved from teaching for “classroom management issues.” Moss is the professor who was suspended last semester for calling campus police to escort an African American student out of her classroom because the student engaged in what many considered disrespectful ...