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Narcos Vs Reality

Narcos Vs Reality

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter
October 31, 2016
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As a Colombian, I’ve had my fair share of drug related jokes, people legitimately ask if my family is involved with a drug cartel or if everyone I know is a cocaine user. The truth is, although I've always been understanding of why people have this mentality, after all, that’s how tv shows and movies...

Homesick

Homesick

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter
October 24, 2016
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Being away at school sometimes gets depressing, deciding to go to college in another country, meant being away from family and a familiar place for months at a time. It’s not that a miss my hometown or the house I grew up in necessarily, to be honest I don’t think I would ever go back, but the...

The Struggle of Long Distance Relationships

The Struggle of Long Distance Relationships

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter
October 20, 2016
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Ever since I can remember, I always said I wouldn’t be in a long distance relationship. They just didn’t make any sense to me. In my head it was all about putting in the effort to make a relationship work without getting to enjoy the good parts, which in a way it is, but it is not as bad as it sounds....

The Best Milkshake You’ll Ever Have

The Best Milkshake You’ll Ever Have

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016
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Would you wait in line for hours to get a milkshake? Well… this one might be worth it. There is no place like New York City for food trends, it has become almost a destination but these trends. Instagram has introduced to the world some of the weirdest and best trendy foods you can find in the cit...

Why The Music Industry Sucks

Why The Music Industry Sucks

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
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For most people, the music industry has a sense of success and a luxurious life tied to it. It’s no secret that successful artists live a comfortable life, making more money than many of us would ever dream of making. However, people forget about the sidelines, and the people that work hard to make...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
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Police brutality and social injustice have been issues for decades but have come to light more over the last year, mainly due to the power of social media. Regardless of different opinions, it has been an important topic of discussion, here is my take on it. There are always different sides to every...

What It’s Like To Be An International Student

What It’s Like To Be An International Student

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
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College is the time to get away, to move somewhere new and experience life away from your family. Well, I just decided to go a little further than most people, 2493 miles to be exact. Moving is always a big adjustment, a new place, new people, a new routine all at once, but moving to another country...

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