On Sept. 20, the Category 5 Hurricane Maria touched down in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, leaving the entire U.S. territory without power. Government officials, celebrities and organizations are extending a hand to those affected by the devastation of the hurricane. Sometimes, as citizens, we can feel helpless when things like this happen, but here’s what others […]

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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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By Deborah Wong, Staff Writer @deb_wong_ For spring break, climbing into your bed back at home sounds pretty great and sun-tanning on the beach sounds even more relaxing. But over 400 Boston University students decided to do something productive during their one week of freedom from schoolwork and stress. They participated in an Alternative Spring […]

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