The Paisano

SAPD: Abolishing and defunding are not the same

Illustration by Amber Chin

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 away from police departments to other government agencies funded by local municipalities. The ce...

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

Illustration by Alex Hanks

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 journalists, we are dedicated to providing the UTSA campus community with the latest content about issues f...

A practical take against police abolition

Photo by Ethan Gullet

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 officer has spread anger around the country, but it needs to be the last. Currently, the policing...

Local family doesn’t take hate crimes lying down

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

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 police report. “I asked the officer if the crime would be classified as a hate crime and was told it...