The Paisano

This week on stage: Vol IV

“Measure for Measure” cast in their element. Courtesy of University of Notredame

Eric Pitty and Briyah Phillips

September 27, 2017

UTSA brings some of England’s best Shakespearean actors to stage. This Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, some of England’s finest Shakespearean actors will perform “Measure for Measure” in the Arts Building Recital Hall on UTSA’s Main Campus. As in former years, the Department of English-supp...

Do the stars predetermine your personality?

Do the stars predetermine your personality?

Jessica Salinas

January 18, 2017

Astrology: the study of movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world. According to,  Shakespeare used astrological descriptions as a shorthand description of the personality and attitudes of his characters...

Actors From the London Stage bring Shakespeare to UTSA

Casey Luna

September 27, 2016

Since 1988, the UTSA Friends of Shakespeare and the Department of English have been bringing in actors every year to perform Shakespeare for students at the university. This year, they bring “The Actors From The London Stage”–an international touring group comprised of actors who have performed wi...

Oh, the Humanities! #5

Adriene Goodwin

September 27, 2016

Friends, readers, Roadrunners, lend me your ears (eyes?). Something is rotten in the states of America. The 2016 presidential election has been more underwhelming than “Suicide Squad” but, unfortunately, cluttered with as many cartoonish, cringe-worthy players and tiresome representations of wom...