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5 Lessons I Learned From Watching “13 Reasons Why”

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer 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

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer 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

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer 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...

The Sex Talk I Wish I Had

The Sex Talk I Wish I Had

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer 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

Alejandra Naranjo , Staff Writer 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...

Dear 30 year old me

Dear 30 year old me

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer 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...

Trump's Muslim Ban

Trump’s Muslim Ban

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer January 29, 2017

On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order stopping all refugees from entering the country and banning all visas from seven countries in which the population is primarily Muslim. Although this...

Senior Year

Senior Year

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer January 24, 2017

As my first week of my last semester of college comes to an end, I'm faced with a feeling that excites me and freaks me out all at once; this is really it. Sure enough, college was a challenge. Going...

Post-Election Thoughts

Post-Election Thoughts

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter November 13, 2016

Election Day is always an important day; some will feel like winners, some like losers, and some like nothing changed at all. This election, however, was quite unusual to say the least. The world is used...

The Selfish Years

The Selfish Years

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter November 7, 2016

Japanese photographer Kyoko Escamilla once said, “Your 20's are your 'selfish' years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every single thing possible. Be selfish with your time, and all aspects of...

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