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

State of the City - Week of 1/31/2023

State of the City – Week of 1/31/2023

Luna Infante, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

Mayor Ron Nirenberg has officially announced his campaign for re-election, running for his fourth and final term. Nirenberg has held the position of mayor of San Antonio since 2017. In an Instagram post,...

Former Bexar County judge takes up non-faculty role at UTSA

Former Bexar County judge takes up non-faculty role at UTSA

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 31, 2023

Earlier this month, UTSA announced that former Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff will be joining the university in a non-faculty role. The university announced the appointment in an official statement on...

Guillermina Zabala Suarez at work in the Film Production Hub.

Second semester of Film and Media program brings new courses and faculty

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2023

For John Herrera, teaching his first semester of the Basics of Screenwriting course happened by chance. Herrera, a professional screenwriter in California, was teaching a writing course online when he...

Academic Innovation moves to larger, more collaboration-friendly space

Academic Innovation moves to larger, more collaboration-friendly space

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 31, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, UTSA’s Academic Innovation Center moved into a new office located in the Multidisciplinary Studies Building (MS 240).  Jonathan Gutierrez, an associate director for digital...

Engagement in UTSA’s film and media program led by student urgency

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2023

It started in a GroupMe In the days leading up to the start of the fall 2022 semester, students in the forthcoming film and media program were hard at work to start a club. Finally, in mid-October,...

President Taylor Eighmy speaks at the opening of San Pedro I.

New $91.8 million facility home to UTSA’s School of Data Science

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 24, 2023

On Jan. 9, 2023, UTSA inaugurated San Pedro I, which houses the new School of Data Science and the National Security Collaboration Center. The new building, located at 506 Dolorosa St., is a part of the...

State of the City — Week of 01/24/2023

State of the City — Week of 01/24/2023

Jessica Mclaren, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2023

The city of Cibolo, which resides just outside the northeast border of San Antonio, will be getting its first H-E-B grocery store this week. The 110,000- square-foot store will include H-E-B Curbside,...

The renovated third floor features floor-to-ceiling panels that give students a view of the outside, similar to the second and fourth floors. The space also features a quiet zone.

Third floor of JPL reopens with floor-to-ceiling windows

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

The third floor of the John Peace Library (JPL) opened for student use last week following an almost year-long construction project. The renovation involved the addition of floor-to-ceiling windows on...

UTSA Libraries has been offering grants for OER implementation since 2016.

New design grants awarded to faculty members for development of open educational resources

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

As part of its Adopt a Free Textbook Initiative, UTSA libraries awarded 13 grants to faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic cycle to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OERs) into their curriculum....

The Wellness 360 clinic, located in the Recreation Center, offers students a wide variety of healthcare services.

Wellness 360 offers on-campus healthcare

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

With the arrival of flu season, UTSA’s Wellness 360 clinic continues to offer a wide range of services for UTSA students. These services include primary care services, immunizations, vaccinations, first...

Hsieh, who serves as the Director of USTA Brain Health Consortium, is one of the faculty members who is attending the summit

University faculty take part in system-wide brain health summit

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 7, 2022

UTSA faculty members are participating in the first-ever University of Texas Systemwide Brain Research Summit, taking place in Austin on Nov. 7 and 8. The summit is a collaborative effort that aims to...

State of the City - Week of 11/8/2022

State of the City – Week of 11/8/2022

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

Based on agenda documents, the San Antonio City Council will issue a vote of no confidence against District 1 Councilman Mario Bravo and vote to censure him on Nov. 10. The city launched an investigation...

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