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

UTSA’s School of Data Science to open in Spring 2023

UTSA’s School of Data Science to open in Spring 2023

Alex Fotschky, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

UTSA’s School of Data Science is slated to start operations in Spring 2023. David Mongeau, founding director of the School of Data Science, provided answers to questions about this development located...

Wellbeing Services at UTSA helping to make a difference for students

Wellbeing Services at UTSA helping to make a difference for students

Isabella McGovern, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

The priority for services regarding mental health for college students has grown since the pandemic. According to a 2021 Healthy Minds Network Study, rates of college students experiencing anxiety and...

UTSA to launch new Ph.D. program in molecular microbiology and immunology

UTSA to launch new Ph.D. program in molecular microbiology and immunology

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 26, 2022

UTSA’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) will launch a new Ph.D. program in molecular microbiology and immunology beginning this fall.  Janakiram Seshu, professor of bacterial...

Depp silenced: reflection of a larger issue?

Depp silenced: reflection of a larger issue?

Editorial Board April 26, 2022

After three grueling days in the Fairfax courtroom, the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial persists. Depp is suing his ex-wife for roughly $50 million, following her defamatory article published in the Washington...

Photo courtesy of Karen Williams

Cat feeders on campus vandalized; UTSAPD investigation ongoing

Riley Carroll, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

As previously featured, the UTSA Cat Coalition works hard to care for the stray cats wandering around campus. But to many people’s dismay, a feeder set out near Chaparral Village has recently been destroyed...

Roadrunners tune-up three weeks out from conference

Roadrunners tune-up three weeks out from conference

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor April 26, 2022

In the sixth outdoor meet of the season, the UTSA track team traveled south to Rice University for the annual J. Fred Duckett Twilight meet. With only one more competition until the conference meet, the...

Worker unionization at UTSA

Worker unionization at UTSA

Anonymous April 25, 2022

A specter is haunting the administration of UTSA: the specter of a Student Workers Union. With each passing day, the necessity for unionization is becoming more clear and present in the minds of students...

What Were You Wearing: Sexual assault and clothing

‘What Were You Wearing’: Sexual assault and clothing

Angie Santos, Chloe Williams, and Riley Carroll April 21, 2022

Trigger warnings: Mention of sexual assault, incest and rape. In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the “What Were You Wearing” exhibit is on display through April 21 in the Student Union....

UTSA art and music majors dissatisfied with their departments’ event marketing

UTSA art and music majors dissatisfied with their departments’ event marketing

Zahara Latson, Contributing Writer April 19, 2022

As the semester comes to a close, the UTSA Arts building hallways have begun to fill with vibrant, eccentric flyers promoting anything from exhibits and displays to senior recitals, ensemble concerts and...

Picture courtesy of Hugo Santana

‘Tales from the Line’ by Hugo Santana

Isabella McGovern, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Master of fine arts student Hugo Santana presents his thesis exhibition, "Tales from the Line'' at the UTSA Main Art Gallery. The theme is the concept of labor and how its routine can be choreographic....

Students express concerns about living conditions in Chisholm Hall

Students express concerns about living conditions in Chisholm Hall

Angie Santos, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2022

Chisholm Hall currently houses 347 UTSA students with dormitory prices ranging from $2,614 to $5,127 per semester. However, students have expressed concerns with housing, including maintenance and amenities...

UTSA finalizes Spring 2022 commencement plans; students express excitement about graduating

UTSA finalizes Spring 2022 commencement plans; students express excitement about graduating

Madison Peters, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

On May 14, UTSA will be holding the Spring 2022 Commencement for the ninth year in a row. The first ceremony will occur at 10 a.m. for the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and College...

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