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

Illustration by Amber Chin

SAPD: Abolishing and defunding are not the same

Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

Defunding the police is a referendum on American values and should not be confused with abolishing the police. In short, defunding the police can be described as the reallocation or redirection of funding...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

#BlackLivesMatter: The Paisano’s commitment to keeping the UTSA community informed

Editorial Board September 15, 2020

The Paisano denounces systemic oppression and racial bias, and we will remain committed to providing you with content covering these issues as we approach our 40th year in circulation.  As student...

Photo by Ethan Gullet

A practical take against police abolition

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor August 28, 2020

As all of us are aware, the questionable actions of police officers sent the country into a storm of protests and riots this summer. This isn’t the first time a reckless killing of a civilian by an...

The swastika found on H. Drew Galloway’s car. Photo courtesy of @hdrewgalloway

Local family doesn’t take hate crimes lying down

Isaac Serna November 30, 2016

“I deciphered the message, ‘its over fa**ots,’ and we all agreed the message was political in nature.” UTSA alumnus Drew Galloway said when describing the discovery of vandalism on his car in a...

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