As a Hillary Clinton supporter, I ask myself not what she can do for this country, but who will join her to govern the country. Hillary alone cannot change America: it takes a team to decide and shape its norms and future values. I hope she chooses a team of powerful women who are not […]

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Like most people, I am quick to obsess over unbelievably attractive, famous actors. But I would not call my infatuation with Mexican actor Gael García Bernal an “obsession.” It’s more of a weird combination between wanting to be him and wanting to be with him. I do believe this perfect man deserves a whole post […]

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People usually experience the stages of grief after the loss of a loved one; however some people experience these feelings when watching Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speak at a debate. As a Puerto Rican and Latina, every time I listen to Trump, I go through these fives stages of grief. 1. Anger Did he […]

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On Thursday, Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in literature. For those who don’t know, Bob Dylan is one of the most influential musicians and songwriters in American folk music. His unexpected win perplexed and enraged critics. They didn’t understand why a musician (not a professional writer) won the prize for literature. Even though it’s […]

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After leaving Puerto Rico to study in the United States, I quickly learned my country was portrayed as two things: 1) an exotic U.S. colony sinking in $70 billion debt or 2) a U.S. commonwealth where its citizens cannot vote for president of the United States. However, Puerto Rico is more than its political status. […]

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