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

Selling the perfect candidate

Selling the perfect candidate

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

One thing influencers and celebrities have recently presented to their followers is the importance of voting. Election season might have passed, but for months influencers and celebrities had been selling...

Gen Z and voter turnout stereotypes

Gen Z and voter turnout stereotypes

Editorial Board November 15, 2022

As the 2022 midterm elections wrap up around the nation, one factor was immensely contradictory to the predictions and polls of major news networks — Gen Z voters turned out in massive numbers, keeping...

Voter intimidation and its impact on turnout

Voter intimidation and its impact on turnout

Editorial Board November 8, 2022

Since the results of the 2020 presidential election came under scrutiny over claims of voter fraud and electioneering, America has seen a rise in the population of people who are skeptical of the security...

Voting on campus: A guide to Election Day

Voting on campus: A guide to Election Day

Chloe Williams, Web and Social Editor November 7, 2022

The last day to cast your vote is on Election Day, Tue., Nov. 8, and the UTSA Main Campus is serving as a polling location. Therefore, it is crucial to make an Election Day plan and ensure you are informed...

UTSA is a designated voting center for the 2022 Midterm elections on Nov. 8. Registered voters can cast their ballot in the H-E-B Student Union Bexar Room.

Early voting underway on campus

Gauri Raje, News Editor November 1, 2022

Early voting for the 2022 general elections will continue until Friday, Nov. 4. Election Day is on Tuesday, Nov. 8.  Registered voters in Bexar County can cast their ballot at the H-E-B Student Union...

Civic Organizations Combat Voter Apathy

Civic Organizations Combat Voter Apathy

Zahara Latson, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

According to research performed in 2016 by Tufts College of Civil Life provided by UTSA’s own Office of Civic & Community-Engaged Leadership (CCEL), approximately 39% of young people between the...

Texas Rising emphasizes the importance of voting and political participation

Texas Rising emphasizes the importance of voting and political participation

Angie Santos, Assistant News Editos February 15, 2022

“Your vote doesn’t matter if you think it doesn’t matter,” Chris Garana, student leader with Texas Rising, said. Voting is a part of the democratic process, yet of all generations, young people...

Texas primaries for the 2022 general election scheduled for March 1st

Texas primaries for the 2022 general election scheduled for March 1st

Gauri Raje, News Editor January 25, 2022

Texas will be holding its 2022 primary elections on Tuesday, March 1. The primary elections will determine each party’s candidates for the November general elections. Offices that are up for election...

Your vote matters

Your vote matters

Gauri Raje, Assistant News Editor November 9, 2021

One of the perks of turning 18 is gaining the ability to legally cast your vote.  After the 2020 general elections, when, to my disappointment, I missed the eligibility cutoff by a week, my urge to...

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Everything is bigger in Texas-including voter suppression

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 30, 2021

I have issues with a majority of the members of the Texas legislature - they perplex me to say the least. I have issues with the federal legislature too, but that is a separate conversation. In particular,...

A sign with information about where to vote and how long the early voting period will last. UTSA will be hosting early voting and Election Day voting in the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom.

Early Voting is Underway at UTSA Main Campus

Bella Nieto, News Editor April 20, 2021

UTSA is a designated early voting and Election Day voting location for San Antonio's May elections. Registered voters can cast their ballots on Main Campus in the H-E-B Student Union ballrooms. There will...

Graphic by Robyn Castro.

How to vote at UTSA on Election Day

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor October 30, 2020

On Election Day, this Tuesday, UTSA students can find a polling location right on Main Campus at the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104) between the Convocation Center and the Ximenes Avenue Garage....

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