The Paisano

UTSA hosts tree planting event to celebrate city’s tricentennial

Mayor Nirenberg and President Eighmy kicking off the event.

Harrison Westphall

November 8, 2018

Anyone who loves nature, or enjoys the wonders of science was enthralled when UTSA hosted the official Arbor Day Celebration concurrent with the Monster Mash Pumpkin Smash.  This event was designed by the City of San Antonio, in coordination with UTSA. It was an excellent way to promote awareness ...

11th annual Luminaria Arts Festival: a preview of the beloved San Antonio event


Rudy Sanchez

November 7, 2018

In 2008, a city initiative rolled out that created a nocturnal, multigenre arts festival to illuminate downtown San Antonio. Today, the Luminaria Arts Festival is a non-profit organization committed to advancing contemporary art in San Antonio. Since Luminaria’s inception, the annual festival has served...

Deep Roots: An intersection of Borders

Painting by Buentello

Rudy Sanchez

October 2, 2018

A review of UTSA’s latest art exhibition The latest exhibition in the UTSA Main Arts Gallery is unapologetically human. Deep Roots: An Intersection of Borders is a candid and insightful look into the cultural groups affected by colonialism, racism and bigotry. Curated by Chris Davila and Liz Paris, the event displays deeply pers...