The Paisano

Looking past Pence’s fly: key takeaways from the VP debate

Illustration by Alex Hanks

Bella Nieto, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

Last Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris faced off in the first and only vice presidential debate. The main takeaway for many was the fly that landed on Mike Pence’s hair. In a year that has proved to be a cornucopia of bad luck for many, it’s comforting to know that even the m...

All or nothing: local candidates and the stake they have in Texas public schools

Photo by Robyn Castro

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor

October 13, 2020

At this point in the year, we have all affirmed that things are different now. Uncertainty has run the show, and more specifically, our schools. President Trump and his team have emphasized throughout the pandemic the urgency America’s public schools must have to re-open. But ultimately, local candidate...

Why should you register to vote?

Why should you register to vote?

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor

September 18, 2020

At, you can check if you already are registered to vote and where. Per VoteTexas, you can register to vote if...: “You are a United States citizen You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;  You are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and yo...