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

New grant will help support first-generation Latino students

Gauri Raje, News Editor March 21, 2023

On Monday, March 20, UTSA announced that it would receive a $2.4 million grant from the Hector and Gloria López Foundation to “provide full tuition assistance for 15 Latino first-generation college...

Student gathered in the Sombrilla Plaza.

UT System ceases new diversity, equity and inclusion policies across its campuses

Mason Hickok, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2023
Unclear how this move will affect UTSA’s existing DEI policies
The North Paseo Building (center, back) holds the Title IX office on the fourth floor. UTSA will continue using mandatory reporters even though it is no longer federally required. Photo by Robyn Castro

UTSA to continue requiring mandatory reporting despite Title IX changes

Jaida Sloan, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

The Department of Education officially rescinded the Obama administration’s Title IX policy, known as “The Dear Colleague Letter,” and released a series of Title IX regulation changes, marking the...

James B. Milliken is the chancellor of the UT System. He recently said that UT universities would be open in some capacity in Fall 2020.

UT System chancellor says all UT institutions ‘will be open in the fall’

Josh Peck, News Editor May 1, 2020

In an interview with the Texas Tribune on April 30, UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken addressed whether UT System institutions would open in the Fall 2020 semester after Texas Tech University and...

UTSA to take part in virtual career fair hosted by UT System

UTSA to take part in virtual career fair hosted by UT System

Ebony Purks, Staff Writer April 6, 2020

On April 7, the UT System is holding a virtual career fair for students and alumni to meet employers nationwide during a live, online recruitment event. This event sparks a precedent for the UT system...

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the universitys response to the coronavirus pandemic

President Eighmy updates the UTSA community on the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

Breahna Luera, News Editor March 18, 2020

On March 17, President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent students an email with an update on COVID-19’s effects on the UTSA community. The email stated that virtual instruction will last through the end of the...

Student Government Association executive board conducts first meeting.

Increased tuition and fees?

Joseph Torres September 11, 2019

For the first time, universities in the UT System are being compared to one another for cohesive planning at the System Administration level. Prior to the 2019 Fall semester, each school operated independently...

mural about free speech

Faculty free speech on campus

Heather Montoya September 27, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin (UT) requested that their faculty remove any outward facing signs from their office windows by Sept. 7. Some of the signs being removed were affiliated with Gunfree UT,...

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San Antonio: the (big) little city that could

Mackenzie Dyer January 31, 2018

San Antonio’s future is bright. In 2016, the city was listed by The Huffington Post as one of the five most underrated cities in the United States along with places like Pittsburg, Birmingham, Raleigh...

University Center maintains its look but comes with a new name of Student Union.
Chase Otero/The Paisano

New semester, new name

Gaige Davila January 10, 2018

University center renamed Student Union   The University Center (UC) will be renamed “UTSA Student Union” after the University Center Advisory Council, a board composed of undergraduate and...

President Eighmy addresses students about the Tuition and Fees Proposal.
Courtesy of Heather Montoya/Paisano

Tuition increase proposed

Samuel De Leon December 6, 2017

UTSA’s Tuition and Fees Committee will soon send its proposal for a tuition increase to UTSA President Taylor Eighmy and then the UT System Board of Regents. With relatively no change in tuition and...

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

CAP students anonymous

Mackenzie Dyer September 27, 2017

What is CAP? The term is a familiar one at UTSA, but few people completely understand what it entails or how it affects their campus. The Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) expands admission options...

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