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Ethan Pham and Andrea Trejo November 29, 2017

Hangovers are undeniably the worst, but neither author of this piece has ever experienced a hangover. Most of us have probably seen those friends the next day, after a night of partying, looking like they...

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Consider the alcoholic’s priorities

Vincent Valdez September 13, 2017

I traded in my work boots for student loans. It was a strategic decision. After I got laid off in January, I only had two choices: go back to school or find another job.          Education was never...

Alcohol: Endangering lives and ending evenings

Mia Cabello August 27, 2015

Although alcohol is part of a college culture, it is not without its consequences. The decision to drink alcohol — namely the choice to get drunk, whether legally or illegally— impacts personal...

Liquor stores may soon be open Sundays

March 31, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano Some Texas lawmakers are seeking to modernize certain Texas business practices that have outlived their usefulness. Namely, there is a push in the legislature...

Don’t worry, go to happy hour

March 31, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano Happy hour is a magical time of day when bars and restaurants feature a special menu with reduced prices for food and, for those who are 21 and up, alcoholic...

Liquor sales coming to Wal-Mart?

March 3, 2015

Robert Pistochi/ The Paisano Wal-Mart, the largest retailer of wine and beer in Texas, filed a lawsuit against the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for the right to sell distilled...

Tipsy or Trashed?

November 19, 2013

Rafael Gutierrez/ The Paisano A group of friends is celebrating a birthday at a local bar. One of the ladies finishes her fourth drink and gets up to use the bathroom, struggling...

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