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Journey to the Top of the Statue of Liberty

Journey to the Top of the Statue of Liberty

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer April 16, 2018

As a little girl, I always dreamed about going to the top of the Statue of Liberty. I curiously wondered how it looked from inside and how it felt being so close to it. I didn’t know what it meant or...

Being Fat-Shamed By My Family

Being Fat-Shamed By My Family

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer April 13, 2018

Being called fat sucks, but when it comes out of the mouth of the people that you love, it hurts 10 times worse. For me, that happens to be my family. The ones that are supposed to boost you up and help...

Catcalling is Not a Compliment

Catcalling is Not a Compliment

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer April 12, 2018

Many people think that by shouting at someone that they’re beautiful, it should be returned with a thank you. It’s simply not true. Catcalling is a comment about someone that was not needed or wanted....

10 Songs That Have Their Own Dance Moves

10 Songs That Have Their Own Dance Moves

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer April 12, 2018

These songs make it easy for you to dance. It requires no memorization because once that music comes on, you know what to do. It's as if your hips are leading the way to the dance floor. It's okay if you...

Hosting a Blood Drive at Mercy College

Hosting a Blood Drive at Mercy College

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer April 3, 2018

I have been donating blood since I was 16 years old and thoroughly enjoy saving someone's life. I am part of student life at Mercy College and they work closely with the New York Blood Center to host drives...

Feeling Old at Twenty

Feeling Old at Twenty

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

Being 20 might seem young for others but it’s actually old. Of course, anyone who is older than 30 might be thinking well, "why does a 20 year old feel old? They don't know much about being old." But,...

American History X Predicted Modern Racism

American History X Predicted Modern Racism

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer February 1, 2018
American History X looks at race in an unsettlingly relevant lens.
The Truth About Being Married

The Truth About Being Married

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer December 20, 2017

I know that I’m the least person to share my input on marriage, considering that I’ve never been married before. But as a person that has never been “put a ring on it,” I can truly say that marriage...

The Dangerous of Getting Plastic Surgery

The Dangerous of Getting Plastic Surgery

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer December 20, 2017

There has been a point in your life in which you have looked in the mirror and didn’t like what you saw. Everyone has something that they don’t like about themselves physically and would want to make...

Living with Asthma

Living with Asthma

Andrea Loaiza, Staff Writer December 14, 2017

Imagine someone punching you right in the chest but instead of removing their fist, they maintain it there. That’s what someone with asthma feels when they can’t breath. It’s hard to make people...

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