The Paisano

The dark side of social media

The dark side of social media

Joseph Torres

February 20, 2019

I made a bold move and started to sit in the front row of my classes this semester. When I started classes last semester I was sitting around the middle of my classrooms trying to blend in; I didn’t want the attention the first row typically receives. However, sitting in the middle rows, I became i...

The other side of fear is more fear

Jessica Salinas

October 4, 2017

I consider myself plagued by inaction. Similar to Esther Greenwood in Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar,” my life branches out before me like a fig tree. The tip of each branch is every possible future I could have if I so choose. I starve because of my indecision. The figs of my future begin to wrin...