The Paisano

Editorial: To the masses: how to handle ‘tragedy’

April 23, 2013

On Monday, April 15, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring over 200. Many deemed this a tragedy. The same day, over 100 Syrians lost their lives due to the violence of their war torn country. Tragedy is all around us. Violence occurs everywhere.Trage...

Commentary: O, Say, can you sing like they did in Boston?

April 23, 2013

It was supposed to be a day of celebration. It began with an early morning Red Sox game followed by the conclusion of the 117th running of the Boston Marathon. It was on track to be another successful Patriots’ Day. Then, at the four-hour nine-minute mark of the race, an explosion happened tha...