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

The uncomfortable truth about self-love

The uncomfortable truth about self-love

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Recently, the movement toward self-love and independence has skyrocketed on all platforms of social media. While this warms my heart and gives me hope for the future generations as a whole, I believe it...

Show up for yourself

Show up for yourself

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2021

Every entirely unique feeling, thought and experience I’ve ever had allows me to be the only person in the universe who perceives this moment and every other moment from my angle. Each miniscule step...

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...

Be your own soulmate

Be your own soulmate

Joanna Paje, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

What an isolating feeling it is to be the only person in the room without a romantic partner. Imagine, for a moment, that you were invited to a party for the holidays. The winter chill is in the air, the...

Is self-awareness a step toward self-love?

Is self-awareness a step toward self-love?

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2021

As an icebreaker in classes, we’re often asked to describe ourselves in some fashion, and every time this happens, the thought of withering away into oblivion becomes more beguiling to me. I understand...

Graphic by Ethan Gullett

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...

Take care of yourself

Take care of yourself

Nick Garza, Staff writer February 12, 2021

Trigger warning: Suicide, depression, drug abuse In June of 2019, I tried to kill myself. I was addicted to Xanax, I had pushed away most of my friends and I hated myself. One sunny morning I just woke...

Graphic by Alex Hanks

Dissecting body shaming: It’s deeper than your feed

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

Ah, social media: the new American pastime. Although social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter have been criticized for their allowance of fake news, malicious political posturing...

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