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

Reopening of the Institute of Texan Cultures

Reopening of the Institute of Texan Cultures

Briah Ramos, Contributing Writer October 6, 2021

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures recently reopened during Hispanic Heritage Month after 18 months of closure due to the pandemic. The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) is a historical museum composed...

Dean of Students LT Robinson sends updates on sexual assault intiatives

Dean of Students LT Robinson sends updates on sexual assault intiatives

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 5, 2021

In an email to students last week, Senior Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students LT Robinson detailed the current state of the university's initiative to prevent sexual assault and misconduct.  The...

Annual Safety Report details campus crime statistics

Annual Safety Report details campus crime statistics

Bella Nieto, News Editor October 5, 2021

The 2021 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which details statistics from the 2020-2021 academic year, was released this week.  Every year UTSA releases its Security and Fire Safety Audit. The report...

Rose Rodriguez-Rabin was arrested on Dec. 11, 2019 and charged with distributing counterfeit Adderall pills. Photo Courtesy of Guadalupe County Records

Former UTSA lecturer sentenced to five years in prison

Bella Nieto, News Editor September 28, 2021

After almost two years, Rose Rodriguez-Rabin, who was charged with manufacturing and distributing counterfeit Adderall pills, was sentenced to 60 months in prison with three years of supervised release.  After...

Photo courtesy of Ruby Patterson

Hispanic Excellence: UTSA lecturer commits to lifetime activism

Bella Nieto, News Editor September 28, 2021

Mario Marcel Salas grew up in San Antonio during a time of immense oppression and segregation. Salas attended a predominantly Black high school and mentioned that most of the hate he was exposed to was...

UTSA Hispanic Heritage Month Events

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor September 28, 2021

UTSA has a full lineup of events celebrating Hispanic Heritage. Check out the video to learn more about how you too can learn more and celebrate Hispanic Heritage in the San Antonio Community. Videographer-...

As students go back to class all have diverse opinions on wearing masks. Dustin Vickers/The Paisano

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...

Public Health Society commits to promoting physical and mental wellbeing

Public Health Society commits to promoting physical and mental wellbeing

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

The Public Health Society has been a part of campus since 2016. ​​The coordinator of membership outreach is John Quiroz, a junior at UTSA and public health major. Quiroz had the opportunity to explain...

Students express various concerns on removal of the Come and Take It slogan

Students express various concerns on removal of the ‘Come and Take It’ slogan

Bella Nieto, News Editor September 21, 2021

After the creation of a task force that deliberated on UTSA’s tradition of using the ‘Come and Take It’ slogan at football games, President Eighmy, last week, announced his intention to end the UTSA...

Paisano Poll: Return to In-Person Lectures

Kaitlyn Rosas, Multimedia Editor September 17, 2021

The Paisano interviews students the first week back to in-person lectures after 3-weeks of online classes. Let's see what students have to say about being back in the classrooms. Host: Kaitlyn Rosas Interviewers:...

UTSA soccer continues strong start to the season

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor September 14, 2021

UTSA soccer (5-2-1) was back in action last week as they hosted the Drury Hotels Invitational here in San Antonio. The Roadrunners took on the Lamar University Cardinals (2-5) and the Houston Baptist...

UTSA students return to a new normal

UTSA students return to a new ‘normal’

Editorial Board September 14, 2021

After nearly two years of fully online modalities, President Eighmy announced that the student body would be returning to traditional in-person classes starting on Sept. 13. After constant observation...

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