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

A college student’s guide to San Antonio

Paisano Plus May 18, 2022

In our second Paisano Plus magazine of the semester, we explore San Antonio and the endless possibilities for college students; from coffee shops to shopping to tourist activities, "A college student's...

Great Springs Project: Will ambition surpass necessity?

Great Springs Project: Will ambition surpass necessity?

Mason Hickok, Web Editor April 26, 2022

In a city that prides itself on nearly 140 miles of walking trails, San Antonio is soon to be wrapped up in an ambitious concept: a continuous 100-mile trail from the headwaters of the San Antonio River...

Symphony members protest outside the home of Symphony Society Chair Kathleen Weir Vale. Photo courtesy of Diane Abdo

UTSA faculty member and primary symphony violist Allyson Dawkins opens up about symphony’s mismanagement

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor April 26, 2022

On Sept. 27, 2021, the San Antonio Symphony began its months-long strike after contract negotiations between the Symphony Society of San Antonio and the American Federation of Musicians reached a deadlock. Allyson...

Sam Rawls. “Viridescent Self.”

Centro Cultural Aztlan hosts “Mars Needs More Women: Project MASA-V”

Chloe Williams and Saryvette Morales Cadiz April 26, 2022

“Mars Needs More Women: Project: MASA-V” is the fifth installation of a years-long collaborative exhibition as a part of a larger series. Project: MASA, which gathers Chicanx artists using science...

UTSA football caps off spring practices with a spring game

UTSA football caps off spring practices with a spring game

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2022

A preview of UTSA football was played Thursday, April 14, at the Dub Farris Sports Complex, where the Roadrunners’ annual spring game ended with the offense and defense tied 7-7. UTSA fans had the chance...

The state of the San Antonio Spurs: post play-in

The state of the San Antonio Spurs: post play-in

Daniel Sprague, Contributing Writer April 19, 2022

For the second consecutive season, the Spurs lost the play-in game. On April 13, the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the San Antonio Spurs 113-103 in the ninth versus 10th play-in game for the right to play...

Starbucks employees fight for their rights

Starbucks employees fight for their rights

Malaki Lingg, Contributing Writer April 5, 2022

Nationally, the fight for workers' rights is on the rise. As we recover post-COVID-19 and go through what many call the “Great Resignation,” tensions between employees and corporations are rising,...

When transparency fails

When transparency fails

Mason Hickok, Web Editor March 29, 2022

For some, a stroll through the park is a sacred time to step away from the outside world, enjoy some exercise or watch the wildlife. Some might turn to birdwatching as a way to cope. Brackenridge Park...

4 fun things to do in San Antonio

4 fun things to do in San Antonio

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2022

As COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted, our social calendars are filling up; San Antonio is coming back to life. Our city is cloaked in the potential to house vibrant memories with friends and family,...

State of the City: Week 03/07/2022

State of the City: Week 03/07/2022

Gauri Raje, News Editor March 8, 2022

Local:  Members of the nonprofit organization Ukrainian San Antonio met with U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro on Friday, March 4. The roundtable was focused on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and...

Roadrunner Cat Coalition takes care of felines on campus

Roadrunner Cat Coalition takes care of felines on campus

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor March 8, 2022

The Roadrunner Cat Coalition (RRCC) is a volunteer-based faculty/staff organization focused on maintaining and caring for the felines populating the UTSA campus. The organization was founded in 2006 after...

Portrait of Adriana M. Garcia. Courtesy of Adriana M. Garcia.

Artist Feature: Adriana M. Garcia

Isabella McGovern, Assistant Magazine Editor March 1, 2022

Born and raised within an artistic family on the Westside of San Antonio, Adriana M. Garcia has always loved to draw. Her uncle, Rodolfo “Diamond” Garcia, was a painter and one of the founding members...

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