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UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

UTSA says no more COVID-19 cases reported among students, faculty, staff

Josh Peck, News Editor

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 has continued to spread through San Antonio, as evidenced by the fact that more than 1,000 people in San Antonio had tested positive for the virus as of April 20, according to Mayor Ron Nirenberg. The pandemic has also affected the UTSA community; President Dr. Taylor Eighmy released a statem...

UTSA faculty member, student both test positive for COVID-19

UTSA faculty member, student both test positive for COVID-19

Josh Peck, News Editor

March 28, 2020

According to a statement from UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy, a student and faculty member have tested positive for COVID-19 after their separate international travels. They became symptomatic after returning to the U.S. during a period of self-isolation. Because of privacy laws, UTSA is not releasi...

The takeaway from a president’s departure

Editorial staff

April 11, 2017

Former President Ricardo Romo’s departure was a tumultuous and confusing time for UTSA. During challenging times, it’s important to look for opportunities to grow, ways to improve and silver linings. Romo’s ouster prompted a meaningful dialogue around sexual misconduct in our community. It is...

Roadrunner Pantry opens to help students facing food insecurity

Justice Lovin, The Paisano

Justice Lovin

March 8, 2017

A ribbon cutting ceremony on March 6 marked the opening of the Roadrunner Pantry, an on campus food bank providing food and other essentials to students with a valid UTSA ID at no charge. The pantry is located on the first floor of the UC next to the UPS store. The primary hours of operati...

UTSA community defines values, not administrators

Editorial staff

February 23, 2017

At times of success as well as moments of uncertainty, the UTSA community must embrace its core values: integrity, excellence and respect. In light of President Ricardo Romo’s recent administrative leave, those values are more important than ever. Andrew Hubbard, UTSA Student Government Association Pres...

In Memoriam: Dr. James B. Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher instructed at UTSA. Courtesy of the Gallagher familly

Isaac Serna

January 25, 2017

A beloved professor and member of the UTSA community, Dr. James B. Gallagher died on Jan. 11, 2017. Since his diagnosis of throat cancer in 2016 and throughout his treatment regimen, Gallagher remained dedicated to his students. “Two semesters back, he came into my office and said ‘I have throat ...