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...

The Great War: wear your poppies – lest we forget

World War I memorial.

Chase Parsons

November 14, 2018

As a history major with a focus on european history, it saddens me deeply to see that the history of World War I is largely overlooked in America when compared to World War II and the Vietnam War. This is not surprising when one looks at the statistics from an American perspective. The war started i...