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

Host a memorable and inexpensive Friendsgiving

Host a memorable and inexpensive Friendsgiving

Chloe Williams, Social and Managing Editor November 7, 2023

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and while this time is often spent with family, it is also an opportunity to appreciate and recognize your friends. Join us as we share tips and tricks on how to host...

Non-traditional ways to celebrate Thanksgiving

Non-traditional ways to celebrate Thanksgiving

Jenna Taylor, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

The most typical American way to celebrate Thanksgiving is for family and friends to gather for a feast. A traditional Thanksgiving meal includes all the fixings — turkey, stuffing, mac and cheese, green...

The banquet table has provided a free meal for the past four years. Photo courtesy of Carmel Gabriel

The Banquet Table to offer free Thanksgiving meals for students

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 9, 2021

The Banquet Table, a non-profit student organization on campus, is centered on coffee and honoring local non-profits. The organization plans to host its free annual Thanksgiving dinner for UTSA students...

Rowdy statue on campus wears a face mask. President Eighmy gave an update on Nov. 9 about campus operations after the Thanksgiving holiday.

President Eighmy gives update on campus operations after Thanksgiving holiday

Breahna Luera, News Editor November 10, 2020

President Taylor Eighmy, Provost Kimberly Espy and Chief Financial Officer Veronica Mendez sent an email to the UTSA community on Nov. 9 with updates on how campus will operate after Thanksgiving. These...

May I Be Excused?

Jacqeuline Cantu November 20, 2019

As if school wasn’t making you doubt yourself enough, annual family gatherings around the Thanksgiving table can make you even more anxious. Yes, I’m graduating soon, Auntie. No, I still don’t know...

Christmas doesn’t belong before Thanksgiving

Christmas doesn’t belong before Thanksgiving

Lindsey Mione November 20, 2019

Too much of a good thing can become a bad thing. Christmas displays are stores’ ways of getting your money; they get people into the holiday spirit. People are more inclined to purchase unnecessary items...

Roadrunner Ramblings

Roadrunner Ramblings: Would you eat someone?

Brandon Armstead and Jose Chapa November 16, 2018

    We talk about embarrassing personal stories and some of our favorite foods. Brandon Armstead Jose Chapa Brysen Streeter Triston Simpson-Bland Daniela Sosa


Best and worst Thanksgiving foods

Triston Simpson-Bland November 14, 2018

It is almost time to grab your fat pants, stuff your face and end up in a food coma, because Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This is the wonderful holiday where we stuff ourselves like balloons...

Thanksgiving food on table

Controversial foods: Thanksgiving edition

Heather Montoya November 7, 2018

Thanksgiving is a beautiful holiday that demands us to acknowledge the blessings in our lives — at least for some people. For others, the main attraction of Thanksgiving is the food, a topic that can...

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Vegan Thanksgiving

Katrina Clements November 15, 2017

When the holiday season rolls around, we tend to think of going home, spending quality time with friends and family and most importantly, eating food. This season is especially exciting for most people...

People crowd the first floor of Macy’s department store as they open at midnight on November 23, 2012 in New York to start the store’s “Black Friday” shopping weekend.  AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA

The darkness behind Black Friday

Justice Lovin November 8, 2017

On the 24th of November this year, something magical is going to happen. Without any fluctuation in the value of the dollar, products, for a few hours, will sell for considerably lower prices than they...

Holiday hypocrisy highlights our true values

Justice Lovin November 30, 2016

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. It is a celebration of family and, if you accept the narrative rather than the historical record, of tolerance. Perhaps best of all, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to practice...

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