By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates It’s that time of year where Halloween decorations may still be up, but advertisements for Christmas gifts are already coming out. It seems as though some forget that we have this holiday during which we celebrate the American Indians and the Pilgrims coming together. Honestly, I think we should […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke Despite finals week quickly approaching, I cannot help but constantly think about my winter break back home. As a transfer student, this is my first time away from my family, and yes, I may slightly sound like a baby, but okay, fine―I do sound like a baby, but baby […]

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By Olivia DeFrances, Staff Writer @abstractinspire It’s time for the holidays! Which means peace, joy, good will, food, parties and oh, those awkward encounters with your relatives! Relatives like to give squishy, uncomfortable hugs and ask lots of questions.  What kind of questions do you get asked when you visit home for the holidays? Here […]

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By Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo   I grew up thinking I had family that lived in the Philippines, Guam, Orlando, Fla. and Los Angeles. Nothing more, nothing less. And I believed that for 18 years. When the time came for my me and my parents to decide where I would be going for college, […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke I was raised celebrating traditional American holidays—at least, they seemed traditional to me. But seeing as my mother is Jamaican and my father is Indian, their views certainly impacted my view of a traditional holiday. Living in Miami, I grew up alongside Hispanic culture infused into everything, even without […]

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