As Puerto Ricans flee from the island, I want to enter

By Jennifer Padilla | Published by Jan. 29, 2018 Despite the desperate islanders’ attempts to not only escape the poverty in which hurricane Maria has left them in, but also the economic crisis that was already present in Puerto Rico, I—on the contrary— want to move back to the commonwealth. According to Pew Research Center, the Puerto Rican population has […]

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How exercise can ease the stress of college

By Josh Palgi | Published Jan. 29, 2018 College is called the best four years of your life. Exercise could make the college experience less stressful and more enjoyable with endless short and long term benefits. So, what percent of college students exercise regularly? Only 50.4 percent of males and 39.9 percent of female students met these recommendations. Is it […]

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Thanksgiving: Turkey or term Paper?

Multiple planners for multiple assignments Credit: Rafaela Teixeira

By Rafaela Teixeira | Published Jan. 2, 2018 I have read countless posts online about how unfair and ridiculous it is to have copious amounts of assignments due around Thanksgiving break. As a third-year college student, I have come to the conclusion that semesters are constructed around this very special holiday. A typical fall semester usually goes like this: In […]

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The difficult decision of a college student

Classroom attendance.
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By Gail Fredricks| Published March 3, 2017  As a college student, it’s always interesting to see the difference in number of students in the classroom in the beginning of the semester from the number of students still standing strong towards the end of the semester. Earnest and eager, it’s like the first day of kindergarten. We all dress in our best […]

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OP-ED: The U.S. needs immigrants to fuel the economy

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By Nicole Brown | Published Feb 9, 2017 Hundreds gather on the Canadian border to watch the migration of the Monarch Butterflies as they freely cross the United States borders, while thousands descend on the Serengeti to witness the massive migration of Wildebeests and Zebras as they head south for greener pastures. Migration is a way of life, not only for […]

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OP-ED: How hookup culture ruined dating

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By Adrianna Ruffo | Published Feb. 9, 2017 For much of the 20th century, it wasn’t acceptable for a woman to simply jump into bed with any man she saw fit. A ritual of courtship that included going on dates, getting to know one another and developing a relationship was generally required before engaging in sex. Those days are long gone. […]

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