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The Scars I Hide

The Scars I Hide

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

October 28, 2020

During my early teen years, I was a twig; a 90-pound body with a giant head. I looked a lot like a bobblehead doll, but this is just my body dysmorphia exaggerating the scenario. Nonetheless, I hated my body. At 14, I had gone through a spinal fusion, which left me with just skin and bones and the...

The Two-Party System Needs to End

The Two-Party System Needs to End

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

October 14, 2020

During the current presidential era, the phrase "United We Stand" turned into "Divided We Stand." The ideology of bipartisanship has been around ever since The Great Compromise of 1787, a historical event that led to the Constitution as we know it today. The deeply rooted division within the states’...

If You Do This, There’s A Special Place in Hell for You 

If You Do This, There’s A Special Place in Hell for You 

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

September 29, 2020

The pandemic has shown a lot of peoples' true colors. We all probably came across at least a few people who turned out to be toilet paper or hand sanitizer hoarders or at least read/heard about it on social media or the news. When COVID-19 started spreading, many felt the need to rush to their local...

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