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

Chris Estrada

Q&A with fall graduate Chris Estrada

Joseph Torres November 30, 2018

Q: “What is your major?” “I’m going for a sports management degree. It’s Sport, Event and Tourism Management — that’s the official title. I think it would be really cool to work for a sports...

Stephanie Schoellman

Q&A with English professor Stephanie Schoellman

Kaylee Boggan November 8, 2018

Q: What do you teach here at UTSA and what inspired you to teach?  I’m adjunct teaching at UTSA and Our Lady of the Lake, teaching literature and composition mainly. I’ve also taught creative...

Quidditch player takes a hard fall.

UTSA student organization highlight: Q&A with Club Quidditch officer

Carlos Prado October 26, 2018

“You’re a wizard Harry!” Now you, yes you, can be a wizard like Harry Potter. Well, maybe not just like Harry, but there is still hope for you. UTSA has its own Quidditch Team for “muggles.”...

Dr. Artis

Ask Dr. Artis: I try to be a nice person

Carletta Perry-Artis September 19, 2018

Q. I try to be a nice person, so why do I feel like I’m always getting hurt?  I certainly understand. Being a nice person is not always easy. Sometimes, people are mean, disrespectful and feel it’s...

Gigo Do

Q&A with Gigi Do, executive director of the UTSA office of international programs

Adrianne Kristianto September 12, 2018

Gigi Do has more than 17 years of experience working in international education, including in her most recent role as deputy superintendent for Global Education, Engagement and Partnerships for the International...

Q&A with Ruby Patterson: graduation spotlight

Q&A with Ruby Patterson: graduation spotlight

Kenyatta Battle April 24, 2018

Ruby Patterson, a geology major, will be receiving a Bachelor of Science degree this May. Patterson has been a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, the Dean’s Student Advisory Board...

Photo of Dr. Jackie Cuevas

Q&A with Dr. Jackie Cuevas

Vivian Guillen March 30, 2018

UTSA professor Jackie Cuevas, Ph.D, teaches Chicana Feminist Writers, Mexican American Literature, Feminist Theory/Literary Theories, Introduction to LGBTQ Studies and much more, with most of her English...

Director of Texas Folklife Festival Jo Ann
Photo Courtesy of UTSA

Q&A: Jo Ann Andera

Katy Gilbert January 18, 2018

Jo Ann Andera will be inducted in the 2018 San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame class after nearly 50 years of work at the UTSA Institute of Texas Cultures, serving as director of the Texas Folklife Festival...

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Heather Montoya January 10, 2018

Last semester, four students involved in the Democratic Socialists of America wanted to start a youth chapter. Soon after, the YDSA chapter of UTSA developed and became a registered organization at the...

Q&A: Alfred MacDonald

Editorial staff November 15, 2017

Further questions for former graduate student   Q: Did you expect to receive this large of a response to your story? “It’s really foreign to have a ton of people talking about you all at once....

Isaac Serna, The Paisano

Q&A: Dr. Pedro Reyes

Isaac Serna and Samuel De Leon March 29, 2017

The Paisano sat with Interim President Dr. Pedro Reyes to get his take on UTSA, its future and his role at the university. Interview conducted by Isaac Serna & Samuel DeLeon Q:...

Mark McClendon, UTSA

Q&A with Lynn Hickey

Caroline Traylor September 14, 2016

Interview by Caroline Traylor In being named the fourth athletics director in UTSA history, Hickey assumed the lead athletics role at one of the youngest NCAA Division I universities...

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