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Battle of the Holidays

Battle of the Holidays

Jacqeuline Cantu

October 30, 2019

Aren’t October, November and December the greatest months of the year? When they roll around, we are gifted with holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas — each taking place one after the other. Many people feel that these holidays make the last quarter of the year fly by. They are incentives...

Between the Lines: The Haunting of Hill House

Between the Lines: The Haunting of Hill House

Paris Cantu

October 30, 2019

Like most women writers in the 1950s, Shirley Jackson was shoved under the literary rug for most of her lifetime. Since then, her shorter fiction has gained traction in the standard English studies curriculum. Although most of her short fiction and novels remain unread and unstudied by the masses, new...

Spooky Reads

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Kasandra Parker

October 23, 2019

It’s the time of year for chills and thrills; the days are shorter, and the nights are longer. With all of the great scary reads out there, compiling a list is not easy, but here’s The Paisano’s list of spooky reads to finish off the month of October. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe Nothing...