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

Kuflux. “Quantum Space.” Photo by Alanna Pitre.

Downtown San Antonio’s ‘Hopscotch Art Gallery’

Alanna Pitre, Contributing Writer October 5, 2021

Hopscotch emerged onto the Downtown scene in October of 2020. Its location in Travis Park Plaza, near various notorious San Antonian landmarks, makes it a hotspot for visitors of all ages in search of...

The City of San Antonio should do more for UTSA Athletics

The City of San Antonio should do more for UTSA Athletics

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 5, 2021

Since the launch of President Taylor Eighmy’s 10-year Strategic Vision Plan, UTSA has placed a huge emphasis on incorporating San Antonio and its culture into the university’s development and expansion....

Demonstrators gathered at Milam Park to advocate for abortion rights in Texas. Bella Nieto/The Paisano

Thousands of San Antonians join 600 nationwide in ‘Ban Off Our Bodies’ protest at Milam Park

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 5, 2021

On Oct. 2, the official chapter of the National Women’s March in conjunction with Planned Parenthood South Texas, Urge, AVAW, Lilith Fund, Southwest Workers Union, Martinez Street Women’s Center, Texas...

Prop B on the ballot for San Antonio spring elections

Prop B on the ballot for San Antonio spring elections

Bella Nieto, News Editor May 4, 2021

Proposition B, which would repudiate collective bargaining for the police union, is on the May 1 municipal ballot for San Antonions. Fix SAPD, a San Antonio grassroots organization that started in the...

A sign with information about where to vote and how long the early voting period will last. UTSA will be hosting early voting and Election Day voting in the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom.

Early Voting is Underway at UTSA Main Campus

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 20, 2021

UTSA is a designated early voting and Election Day voting location for San Antonio's May elections. Registered voters can cast their ballots on Main Campus in the H-E-B Student Union ballrooms. There will...

State of the City- April 16, 2021

State of the City- April 16, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 16, 2021

Local News:  Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, expressed his concern about the Freeman Coliseum migrant shelter on Twitter this week.    From now until the end of May, city officials...

State of the City- April 13, 2021

State of the City- April 13, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 13, 2021

Local News:  Charles Butt, HEB CEO, has received praise and support for his letter to Governor Greg Abbott. Sent last Tuesday, the letter urged Abbott to send all federally appropriated relief funds...

State of the City- April 09, 2021

State of the City- April 09, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 9, 2021

Local News:  Ron Rangel, judge for Bexar County District Court, retracted himself from overseeing the upcoming trial of former Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela, who is on trial for perjury....

State of the City- March 30, 2021

State of the City- March 30, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 30, 2021

Local News:  As of today, Monday, March 29, COVID-19 vaccines will be available to individuals 16 and older. The only restriction is the Pfizer vaccine is only authorized for individuals below 18....

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

How one ‘bad day’ has illustrated an ongoing nightmare for minority communities

Editorial Board March 19, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long was suspected of opening fire on three separate spas in Atlanta, killing eight individuals, six of which were Asian-American women. Long is a 21-year-old Caucasian male from...

The UTSA Convocation Center has been named as one of five venues where the NCAA Division I Womens Basketball Championship will be held. The Convocation Center will host first round games on March 21 and March 22, followed by second round games on March 23 and March 24.

San Antonio to host entire NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

In a statement and press event on Friday, Feb. 8, the NCAA and the city of San Antonio jointly announced that the 2021 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship would be played in its entirety in San...

State of the City

State of the City

Bella Nieto, News Editor February 5, 2021

Local News Under the overpass at Interstate 37 and Brooklyn Ave in Downtown San Antonio lies a homeless camp recently shut down by the city. The shutdown comes after a steady stream of reports about...

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