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 Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo My obsession with snow began when I was very young. I always thought snow was essential to the Christmas season. Like, it just isn’t Christmas if there isn’t any snow. I remember my earliest Christmas memory. I waited and waited for it to snow. Screw Santa—I just wanted snow. […]

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By Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo I’d never been on a road trip before, unless you consider driving from one end of Guam to the other in roughly one hour a road trip. This past weekend, I went to Washington, D.C. I was nothing short of excited to go on this trip, being that it […]

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By Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo Living in Guam does have its pros and cons. One con: Guam is situated in an area of the Pacific called “Typhoon Alley.” As you may already have guessed, typhoons (a fancy, exotic word for hurricane) pop up regularly and somehow decide to make Guam a part of their […]

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By Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo Home. What comes to mind when you hear that word? I see my family and friends, my room, beaches and palm trees. I could go on forever, but that’ll only make my bout of homesickness worse. When I arrived in Boston, I thought this city was nothing short of […]

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By Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo Let’s talk about the weather, shall we? In Guam, many residents have commented that the weather is invariably sporadic. You’ll have sun one day, rain the other and, more often than not, sun AND rain. I’m not kidding. I’m not quite sure if it happens in other parts of […]

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