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 takes on TikTok

Texas takes on TikTok

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

TikTok has changed the landscape of social media for the worse. The massive number of users on the platform have provided the Chinese company Bytedance with a surplus of personal data that they can sell...

Spurs Tre Jones and Twitch streamer SypherPK donate to Methodist Children’s Hospital

Spurs Tre Jones and Twitch streamer SypherPK donate to Methodist Children’s Hospital

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

Spurs point guard Tre Jones teamed up with Spurs Give and donated a Gamers Outreach Kart (GO Kart) to the Methodist Children’s Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 1.  After playing a game on Wednesday night...

Spurs third quarter rally falls short, lose 105-94 to Lakers

Spurs third quarter rally falls short, lose 105-94 to Lakers

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 26, 2022

What’s new? The Spurs were able to climb themselves out of a 20-point deficit in the third quarter to trail by just three points, though the Los Angeles Lakers were able to pull away 105-94 on Friday...

Spurs fall to Pelicans 129-110

Spurs fall to Pelicans 129-110

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 23, 2022

What’s new? Amidst being one of the youngest rosters in the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Spurs are finally home after a five-game west-coast road trip. San Antonio lost their first game...

State of complacency: Texas reluctant to punish racist educators

State of complacency: Texas reluctant to punish racist educators

Malaki Lingg, Assistant Web Editor November 22, 2022

On Nov. 11, 2022, a video surfaced on social media showing a middle school teacher spouting white supremacist rhetoric to his class at Bohls Middle School in Pflugerville, Texas. In the video, the teacher...

State of the City — Week of 11/15/2022

State of the City — Week of 11/15/2022

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 15, 2022

The San Antonio City Council passed a vote of no confidence against Councilman Clayton Perry. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Perry was accused of being involved in a hit-and-run while intoxicated. The incident took...

Beto falls behind in making Texas blue

Beto falls behind in making Texas blue

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Regardless of political stance, there were many important people to vote in this past election. In Texas, the race for governor came down to two men: Democrat Beto O’Rourke and Republican Greg Abbott....

Scrap the STAAR

Scrap the STAAR

Editorial Board October 31, 2022

For years, teachers, students and parents alike have all voiced criticism of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, more commonly referred to as the STAAR test. Given out by the State of...

Providing parents with false action

Providing parents with false action

Editorial Board October 25, 2022

Texas parents have been notified that public school systems will begin to provide free DNA identification kits to help assist law enforcement in the case of a life-threatening emergency on campus. According...

UTSA football mid-season evaluation

UTSA football mid-season evaluation

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

As predicted, the UTSA football team is atop the Conference USA (C-USA) standings with an overall record of 5-2. But most importantly, UTSA is 3-0 in C-USA play and tied with North Texas for first in the...

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...

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