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A Jacket’s Curse

A Jacket's Curse

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

How can something used for protection be troubling for some people? It’s not even supposed to physically torture you. Its presence is not supposed to make you cry or fall into a depression. I can’t imagine how trauma occurs from a simple object. A jacket. A simple jacket or a coat. It is impermeable...

You Purple Blob!

You Purple Blob!

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016

Back in the day, Nickelodean was popular for its green slime. All of us from home would imagine ourselves getting slimed. Celebrities would get slimed from the Kid’s Choice Awards to Figure It Out. That slime was used for fun and other times, for punishment. Childish isn’t it? What if that slime...

10 Signs That You’re Obsessed with Turtles

10 Signs That You're Obsessed with Turtles

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Those creatures that have a small head, four small legs and a shell on their back. Yes, there are people who are obsessed with those things.   1. Saying “Awww” when you see one turtle on top of another turtle’s shell It reminds you of the time when you went piggy back riding on someone’s...

Goat Fan

Goat Fan

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

November 12, 2016

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...

Psychology Professor Conditions Students About Cell Phone Use

Psychology Professor Conditions Students About Cell Phone Use

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Cellphones, tablets, laptops and other electronic devices are being used everywhere from home to school to work. As more students become dependent on electronic devices each year, there is more to debate in the discipline regarding cellphone use in schools. Some schools have a general cellphone use policy...

Everyone Has a Twin

Everyone Has a Twin

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

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...

The Future of Textbook Renting on Amazon

The Future of Textbook Renting on Amazon

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Amazon’s future is changing into the past norms of businesses. Businesses have transitioned from physical to online with some businesses maintaining both components together. Unlike these businesses, Amazon is transitioning from online to physical. This largest worldwide online retail has recently...

One of My Deep Songs

One of My Deep Songs

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Your home girl, Tatiana Inez has different songs for different occasions. Like school, work, family, and times where she has flashbacks. She has male lover playlists dedicating one to each guy she crushed on or dated. Most importantly, she also has deep songs. The song, “Quédate” by Axel is one...

Meet Fashion Bug

Meet Fashion Bug

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016

Black vest jacket with gray fur inside, dark gray sweater with straight perfect pockets and no hood, no jewelry, regular jeans with flowers on the side of each leg, pink kiddie belt that is almost too small for my waist, pink and gray Champions, gold eye shadow. That is exactly what I’m wearing...

A Friend Named Magic

A Friend Named Magic

Sarai Acevedo-Charon, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Magic is someone who thinks like you, feels like you, understands your feelings and likes similar things as you. Magic, or as I like to call him by the Spanish meaning, “Magia” was someone who I never thought I knew the way I met him all these years. I met him the way I met most people, through...

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