I’m Mexican and my hometown is Miami, so I have been surrounded by Hispanic culture my entire life. I’ve only been away from home for a month, but I already miss speaking Spanish daily and being surrounded by my fellow Latinos. Boston is an extremely diverse city, so although there is Hispanic community here, it’s […]

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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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Last year, I was having lunch with a group of my friends at the dining hall when the conversation shifted from the apolitical discussion of how BU cooks its rice to something a lot more important: abortion rights. I am from Chile, and while I am pro-choice, my country is completely against abortion — inducing […]

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It is that time of the year when vibrant bikinis appear in wardrobes of dark clothing and shorts are dug out from beneath the heaps of sweaters and mufflers. It is the time when hitting the gym seems more important than spending hours at the library, and smoothies start replacing the usual go-to order at […]

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