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

Old furniture sits in a foreign language classroom in the McKinney Humanities building. Photo Courtesy of  Leah Feneley, The Paisano

Faculty cuts affect COLFA class sizes

Leah Feneley October 4, 2017

College of Liberal and Fine Arts’ (COLFA) professors and students are feeling the academic strain this fall semester after a 50 percent reduction in the number of classes  taught by nontenure-track...

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Dean of University College retires

Briyah Phillips September 7, 2017

Former Vice Provost and Dean of the University College Dr. Lawrence Williams retired on August 31. Throughout his academic career, Williams pushed students to follow their passions. During his undergraduate...

Graphic by Chase Otero, The Paisano


Samuel De Leon August 30, 2017

Instructor-initiated drop policy may cost students money and course credit   Beginning this semester, any UTSA faculty can drop students from a course for non-attendance as long as drop requirements...

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In Memoriam: Dr. James B. Gallagher

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...

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The importance of representation in education

Jeremiah Hobbs January 25, 2017

An ethnicity gap exists between students and faculty at UTSA. A question of representation pulsates in the data. The UTSA student body is made up of mostly minorities. The UTSA faculty body is mostly white. In...

UTSA Faculty Senate passes COLFA budget resolution

UTSA Faculty Senate passes COLFA budget resolution

Gaige Davila November 10, 2016

This is the second installment of a series on COLFA’s budget situation. “All the pain is being suffered by one group--i.e. NTT faculty without contracts--in the college,” Dr. Alistair Welchman,...

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Campus carry ‘exclusion zones’ latest phase: office doors

David Rodriguez September 7, 2016

Campus carry exclusion zones have been the center of UTSA’s campus carry policy since SB 11 went into effect on Aug. 1 2016. UTSA’s campus carry homepage details policy that lists only areas where...

UTSA’s faculty should reflect its students’ diversity

Editorial staff August 31, 2016

Hispanic Outlook magazine has once again commended UTSA for its high enrollment of Hispanic students and graduation of Hispanic graduate students. But despite serving a student body in which half of the...

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