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Being Bilingual Is Best

Being Bilingual Is Best
May 17, 2020

Being raised in a Guatemalan household, Spanish was my first language. My parents came to America in 1995 and didn’t speak a lick of English. So they only spoke to me in Spanish. I learned English through...

As I Write This At 3 A.M.

As I Write This At 3 A.M.
May 5, 2020

Growing up I never realized how important sleep was until I got older. I think everyone is that way though. I definitely went through a stage of staying up super late in middle school and high school where...

Be Your Own Luck

Be Your Own Luck
April 28, 2020

I’ve always wondered whether there are  signs or if it’s just a coincidence. Like if opening an umbrella indoors or seeing a black cat is bad luck. Or if seeing a four leaf clover is good luck....

End The Cycle

End The Cycle
April 24, 2020

Being part of a Hispanic family where both parents are from Guatemala, I’ve noticed a couple of bad patterns within the community. For one, depression is never taken seriously. It’s always seen as...

It’s the Little Things

It's the Little Things
April 17, 2020

Due to almost everything being closed because of coronavirus (COVID-19), I realize how society takes things for granted. Things like sitting at a restaurant, getting your nails and hair done, seeing friends,...

Just Another Essential Worker

Just Another Essential Worker
April 10, 2020

Ever since COVID-19 happened, my whole world has turned upside down. Like everyone else, I’ve had to stay home often, but I also work as a grocery store cashier, so it’s not a formal quarantine...

The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier
April 3, 2020

I have always found some type of comfort in isolation. Maybe it's because no one can bother me or that there is no judgment. I get to go wherever I want, eat whatever I want, and even listen to whatever...

Pick it Back Up

Pick it Back Up
March 26, 2020

There was a tweet I had read a while ago that said something along the lines of  “Do you remember all the things you loved to do as a kid that you stopped doing as you grew up? Yeah, you’re not supposed...

Let’s Bump

Let's Bump
March 19, 2020

Every time I get upset or can’t fall asleep, I always start listening to sad or comforting music. It gives me this feeling of contentment, knowing that there are other people in the world that feel the...

Bad Bunny Bebe

Bad Bunny Bebe
March 12, 2020

I had only ever been to one concert before I was a little 13-year-old obsessed with Justin Bieber - and I mean obsessed. I’m talking about almost every inch of my wall covered with Justin Bieber’s...

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