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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

Despite war crimes, Ukraine persists

Despite war crimes, Ukraine persists

Nate Henneke, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

Keeping up to date on a war that has been going on for over 200 days is more of a difficult task than one might initially think. Recently, there has been less of a focus on the war, due to pressing issues...

UTSA faculty discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine; on-campus organization raises funds for Ukrainian Red Cross

UTSA faculty discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine; on-campus organization raises funds for Ukrainian Red Cross

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 19, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on Feb. 24, 2022, has now entered its 8th week. The invasion has directly resulted in severe civilian casualties in Ukraine, and thousands have been displaced...

Only wrong when it’s white

Only wrong when it’s white

Areebah Bharmal, Distribution Manager March 29, 2022

On Feb. 24, Russia began its invasion and attack on sovereign Ukraine, immediately prompting an outpour of international support and coverage. Every news outlet reported on the invasion, rightfully so,...

Is Ukraines torment becoming a social media sensation?

Is Ukraine’s torment becoming a social media sensation?

Maya Moreno, Contributing Writer March 22, 2022

Social media — shocking to no one — is catered specifically to keep a user engaged for as long as possible. Social media companies create algorithms to hold attention, and nothing holds attention better...

Mourning the death of truth

Mourning the death of truth

Editorial Board March 22, 2022

During crises, it can be easy to become desensitized and even permissive of the deaths making the headlines, but how do we mourn the people who write them? For decades, we have watched foreign correspondents...

An unprecedented impact

An unprecedented impact

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2022

The economic implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are difficult to understand — to say the least. A multifaceted and saddening issue, the invasion is wreaking havoc upon not only the Russian...

Some may question why countries are taking what would call the symbolic step of banning Russian athletes from competition. It is more than just a symbolic step, however, sports has long been used as a tool to legitimize the agendas of authoritarian regimes and improve their national image, by denying Russia the stage to push that agenda, we deny them the opportunity to ever justify their actions.

War on a different field

Sanne Peek, Graphic Designer March 8, 2022

On Feb. 24 the Russian military launched an invasion into the sovereign land of Ukraine in attempts to take over the country and claim it as their own. Belarus, denoted as “the other aggressor in this...

State of the City

State of the City

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor March 1, 2022

Local: A toddler died after being shot in the head at her family’s Southeast side apartment. Officers were called to the duplex on Feb. 18, when she was taken to University Hospital in critical condition...

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