Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Texas Rising registers voters and travels to the Capitol. Photo Courtesy of Christopher Garana

Texas Rising advocates for progressive issues

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor September 28, 2021

Texas Rising is the youth outreach branch of Texas Freedom Network, a statewide advocacy group based in Texas. The organization has chapters in universities across Texas, including UTSA. Christopher...

Protestors support DACA inside John Peace Library. Photo courtesy of John Dye

Students show support for DACA

Joseph Torres November 20, 2019

Texas Rising at UTSA held a demonstration in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). DACA currently protects approximately 700,000 undocumented immigrant children, also known...

Students hold signs in protest to student government budget. Photo by Robyn Castro

Student organizations protest student government spending

Breahna Luera September 24, 2019

Texas Rising and #ChangeRapeCulture united to work alongside student protestors at the Student Government Association (SGA) general assembly meeting on Sept. 19. During the open forum segment of the...

Texas Rising protests outside MH: ‘No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA’

Students protest aganist Kavanaugh

Kimiya Factory October 10, 2018

‘No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA’ Texas Rising, a political group in San Antonio, held a counter protest on Oct. 5 in response to the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) protest the day before. Both...

Texas Rising tabling in front of the McKinney 
Humanities Building. 
Courtesy of Alejandro Lopez/The Paisano

Texas Rising chapter brings activism and art to UTSA

Alejandro Lopez February 7, 2018

The UTSA chapter of Texas Rising distributed a series of street art posters, titled the “The Unapologetically Brown Series,” at the Main and Downtown campuses on Feb. 1, depicting current social issues. Texas...

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