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MOVE San Antonio hosts “San Antonio Night Live” a mayoral candidate forum

Mayoral candidate Ron Nirenberg describes his pizza’s “special sauce”that represented his priority issue. Chase Otero, The Paisano.

Alex Birnel

April 5, 2017

How do you get a performance of Selena’s “Como La Flor,” readings of Maya Angelou and a Nicki Minaj impersonation (complete with pink wing)under the same roof as a giant make-your-own paper pizza slices where the toppings have public policy issues written on them? You host a candidate f...

SA mayoral candidates work to earn the student vote

Jeremiah Hobbs

January 25, 2017

Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina has never held an elected government office but has experience as a political consultant. He has pledged to regulate public utility rate and salary increases, improve public transportation, and restore public trust at City Hall along with other ...

Student spotlight: Chris Stewart

Courtesy of Chris Stewart

Caroline Traylor

December 15, 2016

Meet a Roadrunner who’s making moves in local politics   Interview conducted by Caroline Traylor   When did you graduate from UTSA? What was your major? Were you involved in any student organizations?   I graduated from UTSA in December 2015, just a few months before start...

COSA grant rewards students’ civic engagement

District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg. Photo by: Issac Serna, The Paisano

Isaac Serna

September 14, 2016

This Fall, the UTSA Center of Civic Engagement, in collaboration with District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg, announced the launch of the City of San Antonio (COSA) Challenge Grant program. The COSA Challenge Grant program provides funds, ranging from $100-$500, to UTSA students who want to contribute...