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Sex And Virginity In America

Sex And Virginity In America
May 6, 2017

When referring to the word “virgin,” most think about the bible, religion, “purity,” but especially, women. The Oxford dictionary defines virgin as “a person who has never had sex,” but the...

Mexican Photographer Karla Guajardo Shares Her Work At Mercy

Mexican Photographer Karla Guajardo Shares Her Work At Mercy
April 12, 2017

Mexican photographer and photojournalist Karla Guajardo shared her work with Mercy students last April 5 during an intimate talk and exhibit titled, “Another Italy: Other reality”. This eye opening...

5 Lessons I Learned From Watching “13 Reasons Why”

13 REASONS WHY
April 8, 2017

Yet again Netflix has delivered an in-depth and wholesome show, this time diving into depression, substance abuse, sexual assault, suicide and all the problems teenagers might face while in high school....

Latinos: Let’s Address Racism And Anti-blackness In Our Community

Latinos: Let’s Address Racism And Anti-blackness In Our Community
April 4, 2017

Systematic racism and the concept on “Anti-blackness” has been present in Latin America since it’s discovery. Europeans established their “Whiteness” as a superior trait, and have engraved the...

First Listen: More Life

First Listen: More Life
March 19, 2017

After months of set backs, Drake’s new project “More Life” is finally here, and it was definitely worth the wait. After waiting 3 years for “Views”, fans were not expecting a new project this...

Vegan Lifestyle Becoming More Common

Vegan Lifestyle Becoming More Common
March 9, 2017

A vegan diet used to be a foreign concept for the regular American in a regular household. It was more of the lifestyle someone who decided to move to the woods and be in hiatus  of the world would...

The Sex Talk I Wish I Had

The Sex Talk I Wish I Had
March 4, 2017

I’ve been blessed with parents that understand that the world changes and the way they we're raised is not necessarily the best parenting approach in this day and age.  They’re both pretty open...

Why We Need Planned Parenthood

Why We Need Planned Parenthood
February 25, 2017

As human’s discovered many years ago, sex is pleasurable and not restricted for the sole purpose of reproduction. Everyone is entitled to sexual autonomy, whether that means waiting until marriage to...

25 Things Every Latino Kid Can Relate To

25 Things Every Latino Kid Can Relate To
February 21, 2017

1.Rice.. with every meal 2. Family parties Latino families celebrate everything 3. Greeting everyone with a kiss on the cheek Or your mom would get mad at you for being rude 4....

Dear 30 year old me

Dear 30 year old me
February 12, 2017

Thinking about where I’ll be in ten years is terrifying yet exciting.  Slightly more terrifying than exciting, but nonetheless, exciting. When thinking about 30-year-olds now, I picture people who...

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