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...

Risking our lives should not be trendy

Risking our lives should not be trendy

Sam Wendorf, Contributor November 15, 2022

The Kia Challenge is the latest in a long string of TikTok trends. It is hard to miss trends — one person will do something that gains attention, and others follow, hoping to garner the same attention...

TikTok cannot save this tragedy

TikTok cannot save this tragedy

Laynie Clark, Managing Editor October 25, 2022

This article contains spoilers for the book, “It Ends With Us.” “Society has obviously been worshipping the wrong heroes this whole time because I’m convinced it takes less strength to pick...

Is social media the death of originality?

Is social media the death of originality?

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Originality: Everyone likes to think they are unique and special, but the sad truth is that billions of people have come before us and billions will come after. Yet individual humans are still special....

Toxic Masculinity

Toxic masculinity breeds misogyny

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

“If my wife lets herself go after I have kids with her, I’m going to tell her, once: ‘If you don’t get your s–t together… If you can’t do that, I’m out.’ I still want to be sexually attracted...

Hold entitlement accountable

Hold entitlement accountable

Editorial Board January 25, 2022

On Jan. 8, a local UTSA sorority student went viral on TikTok for verbally assaulting a Whataburger employee. The video shows Charlee Malone shouting insulting, discriminating phrases such as, “You’re...

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