The Paisano

Greek Life

All photos provided by UTSA sororities and fraternities

Emmanuel Quiroz

May 20, 2018

When I first started my undergraduate career, there was one thing that I knew for sure, I would not be part of: Greek life. I always thought fraternities and sororities were nothing but partying, drinking, hazing and “paying for a friendship.”  However, spring 2016 I rushed for a national honor ...

The history of black brother and sisterhood in America

Members of the UTSA chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity pose at an organized social event. Photo Courtesy of Brittney Tisdale

Kenyatta Battle

February 14, 2018

During Black History Month, UTSA will host a panel for Black History Month discussing the importance of black fraternities’ and sororities’ history and importance. Organized by Karla Broadus, UTSA director of African American studies and senior lecturer in the interdisciplinary learning and teaching...

Empowerment through sisterhood

Empowerment through sisterhood

Danielle Throneberry

June 4, 2016

Did you ever think that you would hear the words “sorority” and “feminist” in the same sentence? Does the combination of these words confuse your preconceived notion of what exactly a sorority is? Movies like “House Bunny” and “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” depict sorority members as un...