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Student reactions to the 2020 election

Student reactions to the 2020 election

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 17, 2020

On Nov. , Joe Biden was declared president-elect of the United States following four days of ballot counting. The new administration will make history for inaugurating the oldest president and the first...

UTSA begins Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

UTSA begins Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations

Breahna Luera, News Editor September 18, 2020

UTSA has begun its celebration of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month. The celebration will be from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and will include events such as racial justice book clubs, a university relations...

Two students die from COVID-19

Two students die from COVID-19

Breahna Luera, News Editor September 1, 2020

Two UTSA Roadrunners, Raymond Shappa and Rudy Stephen Valenzuela, died, aged 50 and 32 years old respectively, this summer after contracting COVID-19. Shappa, an information systems major, died on Aug....


Effective Activism

Isabella Briseño, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

UTSA’s Main Campus is no stranger to controversy. Our student body is outspoken and opinionated, and that is amazing; all young people should have a voice, and I am glad to attend a school where a lot...

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Reforming FAFSA and expanding opportunity

Lloyd Doggett November 13, 2019

As midterms close out and finals approach, paying for college and avoiding student debt loom larger for many Roadrunners than even the most challenging coursework. Fortunately, some federal student financial...

Illustration by Amber Chin

Stop glorifying “busyness”

Editorial Board October 30, 2019

Some students often unnecessarily describe themselves as busy to the point of it encompassing their personality. Seemingly never-ending to-do lists, overwhelming course loads and struggling to maintain...

Two Sides: Mental Health Podcast

Two Sides: Mental Health Podcast

Kat Joseph October 9, 2019

Perla and Edysa go deep on mental health issues in the premiere episode of the Two Sides podcast.   Hosts- Perla Godoy, Edysa Vazquez Audio and Video- Maha Qadri Video editor- Kat...

UTSA’s 50th Anniversary Party

Kat Joseph June 8, 2019

  UTSA threw a cupcake party for students, faculty and staff on its 50th anniversary.   Videographer- Kat Joseph Video editor- Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph   Check...

“El Sueno Americano”; Cynthia Martinez.

The full range of materials

Harrison Westphall April 16, 2019

The 35th Annual Juried Student Exhibition at the UTSA Main Campus opened March 20 and concluded April 12. The exhibition featured 48 artists across various mediums—video, sculpture, painting and tapestry—and...

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...

UTSA brings Fiesta to the Sombrilla

April 21, 2015

Liz Moreno, The Paisano The University of Texas at San Antonio hosted its 38th annual Fiesta UTSA this past Friday, and to say that things got a little rowdy would be putting it lightly. Fiesta...

Part-time barista, full-time student Roberto Guerra talks balancing school, work, social life

February 24, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano As college students, we face a constant battle of juggling school and work –while trying to keep up with our social lives. “Only pick two,” our consciences...

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