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

Flatland Cavalry honors its humble roots in recent video series ‘Far Out West Sessions’

Flatland Cavalry honors its humble roots in recent video series ‘Far Out West Sessions’

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer July 11, 2022

Almost a year after the release of their most recent album, “Welcome to Countryland,” Flatland Cavalry released their newest project, a video series titled “Far Out West Sessions.” The album is...

The right to be transgender

The right to be transgender

Editorial Board March 8, 2022

On Feb. 1, Governor Greg Abbott ordered state child welfare officials to begin launching child abuse investigations in regard to transgender children. As stated in a letter to the state’s Department...

Legalize cannabis in Texas

Legalize cannabis in Texas

Omar Ceja, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

Cannabis in Texas should be legal because it would reduce crime, drug overdoses and improve the country’s economy. Adults already have access to other legal substances that are, or could be, far more...

State of the City: Week 01/24/2022

State of the City: Week 01/24/2022

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 25, 2022

Local News: The city of San Antonio was under a winter weather advisory due to a strong arctic cold front from Thursday, Jan. 20 into the early hours of Friday, Jan. 21. As of Thursday, the impact of...

Texas fuels patriarchy with new abortion law

Texas fuels patriarchy with new abortion law

Editorial Board September 7, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, Texas legislature passed a law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy: voiding the monumental 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court win that established women’s constitutional...

Prop B on the ballot for San Antonio spring elections

Prop B on the ballot for San Antonio spring elections

Bella Nieto, News Editor May 4, 2021

Proposition B, which would repudiate collective bargaining for the police union, is on the May 1 municipal ballot for San Antonions. Fix SAPD, a San Antonio grassroots organization that started in the...

Its not a boulder, its a Round Rock

It’s not a boulder, it’s a Round Rock

Bella Nieto, News Editor May 4, 2021

Just a few minutes outside of Austin, nestled between a bustling city and beautiful hill country is Round Rock, Texas. My friends embarked on the almost two hour drive with the sole intention of patronizing...

State of the City- April 16, 2021

State of the City- April 16, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 16, 2021

Local News:  Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, expressed his concern about the Freeman Coliseum migrant shelter on Twitter this week.    From now until the end of May, city officials...

State of the City- March 30, 2021

State of the City- March 30, 2021

Bella Nieto, News Editor March 30, 2021

Local News:  As of today, Monday, March 29, COVID-19 vaccines will be available to individuals 16 and older. The only restriction is the Pfizer vaccine is only authorized for individuals below 18....

Photo by Julia Maenius

The US electrical grid is unreliable

Editorial Board March 2, 2021

After the events that transpired in Texas the week of Feb. 14 through Feb. 20, a hard look needs to be taken at the state of energy across the Nation. ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) took...

No heart as cold as the Texas government

No heart as cold as the Texas government

Editorial Board February 19, 2021

Texans have been here before. From the pandemic, hurricanes and now winter storms across the state of Texas, the local and state government has mishandled another situation. Quite honestly, though, are...

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San Antonio, it’s time to put the public back in public utilities

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor November 17, 2020

All of San Antonio pays their utility bills to CPS Energy; in fact, it's the nation's largest municipal natural gas and electric utility company. CPS makes it convenient to pay business or residential...

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