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Does discord sow civil war?

Does discord sow civil war?

Joseph Hernandez, Contributing Writer March 4, 2020

“Do you think there’s going to be a civil war?” Ian asked me. We were standing outside Cowboys Dance Hall, the site of the Bernie Sanders rally I had just attended. Ian wasn’t a Bernie fan,...

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Big Sis Advice: People We Love Hurt Us

Kimiya Factory October 23, 2019

This part is tricky — the part of changing rape culture that means understanding that the people we trust can sometimes hurt us. In honor of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I want this...

Professor implements Restorative Justice Initiative

Professor implements Restorative Justice Initiative

Ryan Houston-Dial March 27, 2019

UTSA criminal justice Professor Robert Rico is at the forefront of proposing the implementation of the Restorative Justice Initiative within UTSA and campuses nationwide. The Restorative Justice Initiative...

Students Protest Sexual Assault at UTSA Event

Students Protest Sexual Assault at UTSA Event

Kat Joseph January 24, 2019

UTSA students protested at the Light the Paseo event on Nov. 29. Videographers- Jada Teague, Kayla Burford Video editor- Kat Joseph Multimedia Editor- Kat Joseph Assistant Multimedia Editor- Maha...

Press gathers near First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Heather Montoya/The Paisano

Too close to home

Editorial staff November 8, 2017

Our campus is a one-hour drive from First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, where a shooter killed 26 people, but the gravity of the event feels no different than if it happened in Nevada or...

Vigil held in Las Vegas to concert shooting victims. Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

This is protest

Ben Shirani October 25, 2017

A few weeks after the tragic shooting in Las Vegas, where over 50 people died at the hands of gun violence, The Paisano printed a front page article that included the following statement: “While some...

Violence and Masculinity

Justice Lovin October 11, 2017

Part of the horror of mass shootings is their apparent arbitrariness. Unlike sanctioned violence—shootings by the military or police—mass shootings leave people thinking “that could have happened...

Graphics by Chase Otero, The Paisano

UTSA Reacts to Charlottesville violence

Gaige Davila and Samuel De Leon August 22, 2017

“You would think that [this ideology] wouldn’t have any place in today’s society at all,” Diamonque Jones, criminal justice student, said. Last July, over 200 community members of Charlottesville,...

Stop Rape Culture

April 21, 2015

We live in a rape culture. Underneath our society is an environment of unreported rapes and sexual assaults that occur when rape is ignored or normalized and victims are blamed or disbelieved. Sexual...

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