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Big Sis: Quality Over Quantity

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Kimiya Factory

October 2, 2018

#NoNewFriends With the school-spirited football season in full swing this fall semester, meeting people at UTSA is inevitable. Some of my best memories were made with people whose name I had to ask for multiple times at wild tailgates, and eventful after-parties, throughout my college experience. After vibin...

Let’s talk for a change

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Kirkland Luther

October 2, 2018

Exclusive seminar for UTSA students centered on effective communication “What can I do to make a difference?” A question people ask themselves throughout their lifetime. It is reasonable to feel that everyday UTSA student issues — like receiving the wrong coffee, may feel miniscule compared to fel...

First Day Jitters Are Natural

First Day Jitters Are Natural

Brent Davis

August 30, 2018

The first day of the Fall 2018 semester notoriously almost the hardest day for students because everyone is returning from a long summer break. Some students prepare for the new semester, while others wish they still had a few more months.  Many students are coming to college for the first time, ...

Dirty and Used: A Move-in Story

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Arnulfo Caballero

August 30, 2018

Moving to college is an experience: the excitement of starting a new journey, being on your own and getting away from all those people you hated in high school are all part of the college experience. These feelings were no different when I was moving into a new apartment to start my sophomore year of...

Meet Jade

Meet Jade

Enrique Bonilla

March 7, 2017

"The best thing about being a girl is, now I don’t have to pretend to be a boy,” read a sincere and simple statement on the cover of the Jan. 2017 issue of National Geographic. Avery Jackson, the 9-year-old girl quoted on the cover, is transgender. Jackson belongs to a part of the LGBTQ+ community on ...

UTSA campus street style

UTSA campus street style

paisano.online1

May 5, 2016

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The art of being a hot mess

The art of being a hot mess

Jade Cuevas

May 5, 2016

College is hard. Schoolwork, student organizations, social life, romantic relationships, career possibilities, finances, friendships, apartment life — balancing all of these aspects of college life can feel like an impossible challenge. There’s no secret recipe or exact equation to follow for coll...