The Paisano

Fiesta: It’s more than flower crowns and margaritas

Graphic by Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Raquel Zuniga

April 26, 2017

Fiesta is a week-long event that engulfs San Antonio and its citizens, but what exactly are we celebrating? The timeline begins with the Texas Revolution, which includes the Battle of the Alamo and Battle of San Jacinto; then, the Republic of Texas; then, the Mexican-American War; and ending with the Treaty...