University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a large public university located right in San Antonio, Texas. There are approximately 25,000 undergraduate students enrolled at UTSA along with 3,400 graduate students. San Antonio is a lively city with a bunch of restaurants and cool shops to enjoy. Nationwide, there are over 120,000 living alumni and over 94 countries are represented in the student body. Their mascot is the Roadrunner and the school colors are blue, white, and orange.
Famous "Roadrunner" alumni include Travis Scott - rapper, Michelle Beadle - sports reporter, AJ Castillo - singer, Teddy Williams - NFL football player (New York Giants), and Mario Marcel Salas - author.
Lisa is going into Senior Year and she is from Dallas, Texas. One quirky fact about Lisa...While I am a studying to be a physician and I have a second-degree black belt, my real passion is simply exploring and discovering cities. I've recently started an Instagram page Getinmybelly_TX featuring hot new finds!
Fun fact about The University of Texas at San Antonio: San Antonio is one of the top 10 largest cities in the US. It draws over 30 million visitors to the Alamo alone and holds the 2nd Largest Parade in the US (Fiesta), second only to Marie Gras. It was once named the "Most Romantic City" in the US!
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Lick Honest Ice Cream, Caramel Salt Lick.
Bakery and Favorite Sweet: La Panaderia, Pan Dolce Concha.
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: Cuppencake.
Burger Joint and Fries: Chris Madrid's.
Finger licking good BBQ spot: Two Bros. BBQ
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Green Vegetarian Cuisine.
Pizzeria: Grimaldi's, The Brooklyn Bridge.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Cheesy Janes, Their world famous milkshakes are a Must-Do!
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Mi Tierra Cafe, Anything and Everything!
Sushi and your go to roll: Yellowfish, Chirashi.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date: The Magnolia Pancake Haus.
Where you would love your parents to take you for Parents weekend: Japanese Botanical Gardens.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: UTSA Rec Center.
Night Spot for Music: Paper Tiger.
Best Dive Bar: The Bang Bang Bar.
Neighborhood Bookstore: The Twig Bookshop.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Sombrilla.
Where do you want to go on spring break: San Francisco or Los Angeles.