The Paisano

Don’t just thank me for my service

Don’t just thank me for my service

Joseph Torres

November 13, 2019

The first time someone thanked me for my service on Veterans Day, I didn’t know what to say. A deluge of responses filled my mind until one finally rose to the surface: “Thank you for your support.” I’ve spent a considerable amount of time reflecting on whether this was the most appropriate way...

I still believe in America

I still believe in America

Josh Peck

August 27, 2019

American greatness is not born from the ink on centuries-old documents. The principles we hold so dear, “unalienable human rights” and “all men are created equal” are not valued because their publication coincided with the creation of the United States. Those words are enshrined in the American s...