The Paisano

Diasporic sounds across borders

Ximema Violante speaks to UTSA students.

Jack Myer

March 27, 2019

Ximena Violante, a queer Mexican-American musician, spoke to UTSA students last week about her experience with Mexican music and culture and its fusion with other genres and cultures. Originally from Philadelphia, Violante recalled her disillusionment with music school and its academic focus on western...

Donate time to Women’s History Month

Emily Hubbard

March 7, 2018

For decades women have been fighting to end discrimination and gain equal rights. We are strong, independent and worthy. We deserve to be recognized. For the entirety of the month of March, I will be celebrating the women who have shaped our history and continue to make an impact. Through this we will...

San Antonio Four visit UTSA for Women’s History Month

Three of the group members participated in a Q&A after the documentary screening. Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Ethan Pham

April 5, 2017

The San Antonio Four is a group of four Latina lesbians who were falsely accused of gang raping two young girls in the height of the satanic ritual panic in the early 90s. Anna Vasquez, Cassandra “Cassie” Rivera, Kristie “Kris” Mayhugh and Elizabeth “Liz” Ramirez were wrongfully convicted of ...