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

Normalize taking mental health days

Normalize taking mental health days

Courtney Montalvo, Contributing Writer November 9, 2021

Our society has opened the conversation about mental health. We have been normalizing that it’s okay to not be okay long enough that mental health days are becoming a prevalent topic in both the professional...

Coping with seasonal depression

Coping with seasonal depression

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

These days, you’ve noticed that the sun sets earlier than usual. That grandiose star, usually so bright and full of life, gives into the exhaustion and gently lays itself to rest along the horizon. The...

Practicing positive self-talk

Practicing positive self-talk

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor October 26, 2021

The biggest thing that this generation is lacking is a healthy dose of self-love. Unfortunately, we are all too busy looking at other’s perfections that we start to forget the importance of seeing our...

Setting a nightly routine

Setting a nightly routine

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor October 19, 2021

It is not uncommon to neglect the importance of having a healthy, stable nightly routine. Most people assume that the morning routine is more vital when it comes to getting a solid start to the day, but...

Handle with care

Handle with care

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor October 5, 2021

The thing about having childhood trauma is that it never completely heals, even as you transition into life as an adult. It always creeps back up when you least expect it, but the worst part is that now...

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Diets are Die with a “t” and the American pastime

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 2, 2021

Trigger warning: body image  It’s no secret that at one time in our lives, we have been unsatisfied with our bodies. The way we cope with this is by starting to eat healthily, working out, or a new...

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

Party rockin’ at the end of the world

Nick Garza, Contributing Writer January 26, 2021

“I’m going to quit smoking,” I declared proudly to my friends. “I just bought a gym membership!” exclaimed Aven. “I’m learning how to cook healthy food,” beamed Juan. It was eleven fifty-something,...

Money can’t buy happiness

Money can’t buy happiness

Tali Duarte, Assistant Magazine Editor February 11, 2020

There are days when I wake up and think that I can’t make it through the day. Then I realize how thankful I am to have a roof over my head, breakfast to eat and a university to attend. No, I would not...

Mid-semester self care

Alex Hanks April 2, 2019

With the home stretch of the semester commencing, stress levels on campus seem to be at peak levels. Although there is a light at the end of the tunnel, for many of you (including myself) that light seems...

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Big Sis: Spring Cleaning

Kimiya Factory March 26, 2019

The sun finally sets later, bees are back to chasing me for my Cantu hair products and heavy coats are no longer needed; springtime has officially arrived. For whatever reason, spring is accompanied...

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