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

Early Voting Available on Campus & Applications Open for Two New COEHD Programs

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor February 25, 2022

Early voting is available on campus and the UTSA College of Education and Human Development has announced the addition of a brand new Ph.D. and master's program. Follow us on social media! Instagram:...

UTSA responds to Omicron

UTSA responds to Omicron

Editorial Board January 18, 2022

As Omicron cases skyrocket, students are left wondering whether or not it is safe to return to campus for the new semester. Omicron has proven to be the most contagious COVID-19 variant that has circulated...

MSA host poetry slam and open mic

MSA host poetry slam and open mic

Maha Qadri February 20, 2019

The Lone Star Council (LSC) of Texas seeks to unite Muslim Student Associations (MSA) across Texas by hosting various state-wide events throughout the year. Last week, LSC debuted their first annual Poetry...

This poster was found taped on the enterance of the GSR building.
ICE confirmed the posters were not posted by their agency. File Photo/The Paisano

Unauthorized poster promotes division in university community

Heather Montoya November 29, 2017

A poster instructing people to “Keep employers accountable. Put American workers and lives first. Report illegal activity,” was taped on the UTSA Graduate School and Research Building (GSR) entrance...

The Green Society poses with the community garden. Photo Courtesy of The Green Society

Growing together: UTSA Green Society furthers community garden initiative

Elaina Suarez September 20, 2017

Volunteers collected the first harvest from the UTSA community garden in March of 2017. After the successful planting, the community garden began its fall harvest to continue the project. Volunteers are...

Taylor Zamora, The Paisano.

New furniture installed in Sombrilla Plaza

Carlos Hughes September 13, 2017

Over the summer, the wooden furniture that had been in the Sombrilla for decades was replaced with brand new aluminum furniture with poly-teak wooden finish. The former furniture was installed in the 1980s,...

bean bag chairs in the UC

Siesta time

Natalia Brookens September 1, 2017

There’s a common list of important aspects of college life: grades, a social life, coffee and (above all else) napping. Napping becomes important when all the late night study sessions start to add up...

Did you know?

Samantha Ceballos June 8, 2017

Mascot Mayhem Rowdy has been UTSA’s mascot since 1977, but he almost wasn’t a roadrunner. The choices for the 1977 vote were an armadillo or a star. The student vote was voided by the Student Representative...

Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Fire alarm irks Chisholm residents

Taiwo Adepoju February 23, 2017

“This was in the evening. It was a close call. I had just gotten out of the shower when the alarm went off,” said Cody Rivas, computer science sophomore  major, about one of his experiences with Chisholm...

Yellow tape and construction cones mark inaccesible areas on the
third floor of the John Peace Library. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Rowdy Renovations: Library undergoes construction

Danielle Throneberry January 18, 2017

Over the next year, students will notice big changes in the John Peace Library. A series of fire safety renovations are being made as part of “The Fire Life Safety Project” in order to guarantee the...

College of Business to offer Master of Science program

College of Business to offer Master of Science program

Johnee Jasso April 20, 2016

The M.S. in Business is a 12-month, full-time program designed to offer qualified undergraduates with non-business backgrounds or degrees an intensive business education at the graduate level. The program...

Skateboards, yes; hoverboards, no

Lyanne Rodriguez March 22, 2016

UTSA’s policy on skateboards aims to promote the overall safety of students by preventing accidents on campus. Although skateboarders can collide with pedestrians and cars on campus, such incidents have...

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