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It’s National Indigenous People Day Not Columbus Day

It’s National Indigenous People Day Not Columbus Day

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

October 18, 2018


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Imagine sitting in your own house and having an intruder breaks in , raping the women in your family , taking the children and then declaring your house as their own. That is what happened during the early stages of this country . It is the guilty conscious of America. What they want to sensor in the...

Why I Didn’t Speak Up Sooner

Why I Didn’t Speak Up Sooner

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

October 12, 2018


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In the recent events of Brett Kavanaugh being accused of sexually harassment only to be confirmed as the Supreme Court Judge, I am not only frustrated but enraged . How can someone that is holding the most important moral position in the country be accused of sexual harassment ?  A lot of people have...

How To Love Someone

How To Love Someone

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

September 26, 2018


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  This generation is known for guarded emotions, trust issues , and hiding behind screens. We’ve grown accustom to  sending emoji’s instead of words, liking pictures instead of giving compliments, and making things unofficial due to the fear of getting hurt. We’ve grown afraid of being...

How an “Instagram Baddie” Exposed Your Unhealthy Dating Habits

How an “Instagram Baddie” Exposed Your Unhealthy Dating Habits

Valerie Lopez, Impact Staff

September 20, 2018


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Social media has made memes, viral videos, and tweets normalizing that crazy girlfriend and that jealous boyfriend. This territorial mentality is unhealthy and impractical in reality. Men are encouraged to pull as many women as they can with a simple direct message to divide and conquer, and women a...

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