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Goat Fan

Goat Fan

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under Tatiana's Inezpirations

Big ears, small ears, horns, no horns, small eyes, baby face, goatee, white, black, brown, skinny, short tail, long tail, hairy, patient, hyper. This animal has been known to give milk and say “baaaa,” just like other animals in the Bovidae family, such as cattle and sheep. Capra hircus are...

His First Birthday…

His First Birthday…

Shaunte Young, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under Thoughts To Paper

July 21st started out very weird. It ended just as weird, too. There was a large fire that happened in town and I remember everyone talking about it, and the pictures being sent around. I remember that even though something so strange happened that morning, it didn’t really phase me. I continued ...

To Shave Or Not To Shave

To Shave Or Not To Shave

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under this is life, with a capital L

November is the second to last month of the year where many are getting into the holiday spirit. It is also the time of year where girls are rocking their basic outfits: Uggs, North Face jacket, and the black jeggings to show off their booty. Men are no different, they rock the Timberland boots, hoodie...

The 1975’s Late Night with Seth Myer’s Performance Review

The 1975’s Late Night with Seth Myer’s Performance Review

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

The 1975, a band hailing from Manchester, England has caught my attention for some time now. I have lost count of how many times I have replayed all of their songs. The band consists of the lead singer, Matty Healy (throws a fit if someone calls him Matt), bassist, Ross McDonald, drummer, George Daniel,...

President called “Puppet” and Secretive Adviser called “Rasputin”

President called “Puppet” and Secretive Adviser called “Rasputin”

Jenny Cha, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Jenny's Diary

South Korea’s situation was totally desperate while I was staying in New York and enjoying Halloween week. More than 200,000 people gathered at Gwanghwamun Square, Central Seoul on Saturday, Nov. 5 to demanding the president’s resignation. Many of my friends also participated in a candle light demonstration....

The Selfish Years

The Selfish Years

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter
November 7
Filed under Let's Talk...

Japanese photographer Kyoko Escamilla once said, “Your 20's are your 'selfish' years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every single thing possible. Be selfish with your time, and all aspects of you. Tinker with shit, travel, explore, love a lot, love a little, and never touch the ground.” These...

Everyone Has a Twin

Everyone Has a Twin

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Tatiana's Inezpirations

I was born by myself on December 15, 1995. My cousin was born five days after me. Her mom was a teenager while my mom waited a very long time to have me. We knew what it was like for each of us to be an only child. Growing up, my cousin and I would bond together to the point that we call each other...

5 Rules for Success

5 Rules for Success

Kimberly Franco, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Kiki Facts

Everyone would like to be successful but how? Here are my person steps to success that I am trying to implicate to my life as much as possible. However people do fall short of what they say they are all about at times, so a rulebook or game plan can keep them focused. I hope it can help you as well.   Ru...

Meet The Third Parent

Meet The Third Parent

Christian Arriaga-Flores, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under this is life, with a capital L

“Sit down and be quiet or I’ll take your iPad away! Did you do your homework? Are the dishes done? Hurry up and go to sleep. Why aren’t you awake? Get up and get dress for school! Don’t forget your school lunch!” Sounds familiar? To me too. They are remarks once or always said to me when...

Allegories and Imperfections

Allegories and Imperfections

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

What do, Cleopatra’s Needle in Central Park, the Worth Monument Obelisk and the Emmett Obelisk in St. Paul’s Chapel all have in common? They’re obelisks in Manhattan. An obelisk is the word for a tall monument, which tapers at the end to form a pyramid from the width of the four sides. Contained...

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