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

Students pleased with first in-person semester in almost two years

Students pleased with first in-person semester in almost two years

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor November 30, 2021

UTSA is set to wrap up its first in-person semester since the beginning of the pandemic. Overall, students were satisfied with the progression of the semester.  “So far my semester has been pretty...

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Global Blackness and Afro-Latindad course to be offered in Spring 2022

Bella Nieto, News Editor November 16, 2021

UTSA will open a new course for the Spring 2022 semester, “Global Blackness and Afro-Latindad,” cross-listed in African American and Mexican American Studies in the Department of Race, Equality, Gender...

Support LGBTQ+ youth

Support LGBTQ+ youth

October 26, 2021

The writer of this piece chose to remain anonymous. As you may notice, I am writing to you as an anonymous author. A brief explanation for this is that I am a queer person who has not yet come out to...

UTSA expands Bold Promise program to $70,000 income threshold

UTSA expands Bold Promise program to $70,000 income threshold

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 26, 2021

UTSA, for the Fall 2022 semester, plans to expand its Bold Promise program — a policy that offers free tuition and fees to eligible students from middle to low income households — to include students...

Dr. Campos and President Eighmy answer questions from the press. Dalton Hartmann/The Paisano

UTSA announces move to the American Athletic Conference

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 21, UTSA and the American Athletic Conference (AAC) formally announced that UTSA had applied for and been accepted into the AAC. Alongside UTSA, five other schools from Conference USA...

Music majors rehearsing in the Recital Hall. Dustin Vickers/The Paisano

Art and music majors – journey to campus

Guissel Mora, Contributing Writer October 26, 2021

Art and music are two very interactive pathways, students majoring in these fields rely heavily on their peers’ feedback and the spaces provided by UTSA for inspiration and motivation — something many...

Students express mixed opinions about the efficacy of social media

Students express mixed opinions about the efficacy of social media

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2021

The 21st century is often referred to as the age of social media. College students in particular are a demographic whose daily lives are greatly affected by social media.  Overall, UTSA students expressed...

Center for Collegiate Recovery support students recovering from addiction

Center for Collegiate Recovery support students recovering from addiction

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor October 12, 2021

The Center for Collegiate Recovery offers support to UTSA students recovering from “substance use disorders and/or behavioral addictions.” Michael Vela, program manager of the center, explains that...

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your month

Sofia Garcia, Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

it’s October now the feeling in my fingers is back again point to your body and tell me where you feel it   a visceral embodiment of  I love you but you’re emotionally draining...

VR (a poem)

VR (a poem)

Kennedy Bustos, Managing Editor September 28, 2021

This virtual reality  is getting out of hand. We stare into our screens and sink beneath  the waves of existence; through the chaos  and the wonder,  we listen as our hearts  beat...

Description- UTSA campus switches to online class modalities for first three weeks of Spring 2022 semester.

Students relatively optimistic about returning to campus

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor September 21, 2021

As of Sept. 13, UTSA has officially resumed in-person teaching and activities. The transition from the three-week online format to in-person activities was announced by President Eighmy via an email dated...

Paisano Poll: UTSA Community Reacts to the Recent “Come & Take It” Decision

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor September 21, 2021

Today, the Paisano Interviewed students asking their input on the recent withdrawal of the fairly new "Come & Take It" tradition and what they believe would be great replacements in its place. Reporter-...

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