The Paisano

Campus Style

Campus Style

Ryan Thompson and Chase Otero

November 20, 2017

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A change in perspective: How this generation has turned into the ‘Vape Nation’

A change in perspective: How this generation has turned into the 'Vape Nation'

Katrina Clements

November 20, 2017

In the last 20 years, smoking prevalence among teens and adults has declined. As of 2016, teen smoking has hit a record low of 11 percent, compared to 1997 when teen smoking was at an all-time high of 35 percent according to the National Center for Policy Analysis. According to The Center for Disea...

’90s Tech Revolution

'90s Tech Revolution

Jessica Salinas

November 20, 2017

The 1990s, in some ways, was the true beginning of the electronic age. Personal computers evolved from curiosities into essential, ubiquitous parts of everyday life. Information evolved from physical print to digital libraries. Internet and wireless communications extended across the globe and mad...

’90s Cartoons

'90s Cartoons

Natalia Brookens

November 20, 2017

Nostalgia is an almost constant feeling among ‘90s babies. We were the kids who grew up in a really weird time. ‘90s babies, or millennials, are probably the last kids who remember playing outside all day. The ‘90s also had some killer cartoons millennials reference and watch. This...

Pokémon: Evolving since the ’90s

Pokémon: Evolving since the '90s

Oscar Torres

November 20, 2017

The early ‘90s had a surge in gaming thanks to the Sega Game Gear. First, there was the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1991, then the Sony Playstation in 1995. However, the key franchise and system most people remember is Pokémon and the Game Boy Color. The franchi...

Cinderleaf: Jammin’ since the ’90s

Cinderleaf: Jammin' since the '90s

Maya Halabi

November 20, 2017

The ‘90s were certainly a time of thriving for the music industry. The emergence of bands such as Nirvana, Weezer, Blink-182, Soundgarden and Smashing Pumpkins were high on the music scene and introduced a different kind of rock’ n’ roll to America. After a decade of bands such as Def Lep...

Is ’90s Rap Overrated?

Is '90s Rap Overrated?

Ricardo Rodriguez

November 20, 2017

In an interview with TIME magazine, well-known rapper Vince Staples weighed in on why he thinks ‘90s rap is overrated. “Tupac and Biggie, they were the golden era. There’s not a 50 Cent in the ‘90s. They didn’t have a Kanye.” Having recently released “Big Fish Theory,” V...

’90s Snackables Tracklist

'90s Snackables Tracklist

Vincent Valdez

November 20, 2017

SNACKABLES TRACKLIST Notorious B.I.G – “Juicy” Radiohead – “Creep” Mazzy Star – “Fade into You” George Strait – “Carried Away” Outkast – “Rosa Parks” Lonestar – “Amazed” Brooks and Dunn –“My Maria” Beck – “Loser” Dr. Dre featuring...

’90s Most Iconic Playlist

'90s Most Iconic Playlist

Vincent Valdez

November 20, 2017

Nirvana - “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (1991, #6 US) Backstreet Boys - “I Want It That Way” (1999, #6 US) Madonna - “Vogue” (1990, #1 US) Sir Mix-A-Lot - “Baby Got Back” (1992, #1 US) Britney Spears - “Baby One More Time” (1999, #1 US) R.E.M. - “Losing My Religion...

The 90s may have come and gone, but the music is timeless

The 90s may have come and gone, but the music is timeless

Vincent Valdez

November 20, 2017

Grab your hairbrush, close the door and get ready to start singing the most iconic songs of the ‘90s. Some will make you scream in excitement. Others may be a little painful. The best songs call for quirky dance moves. Like, Lady Gaga meets NSYNC quirky dance moves. If you’re not into ...

Art of the ’90s

Art of the '90s

Enrique Bonilla

November 20, 2017

As the concrete bound rebar of the Berlin Wall fell to Earth in 1989, the Cold War’s imminent threat of nuclear apocalypse faded into the final decade of the 20th century. The ‘90s in America were a time unburdened by technology. For posterity, the Internet had been debute...

The ’90s and now: Nearly 30 years of history repeating itself

The '90s and now: Nearly 30 years of history repeating itself

Diana Amaya

November 20, 2017

The resurgence of ‘90s trends is indicative of our love for the decade that a majority of us were born in. Despite our enamoredness, many of us were probably too young to have experienced all that the ‘90s had to offer. We love to celebrate the popular culture of the time, but we’ve...