By Claudia Pascual 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 […]

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Nov. 8 will go down as one of the most intense election days in our nation’s history. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and all of their antics have led to this very moment. All of us have been waiting (or begging) for this ridiculous, slightly embarrassing and ugly election to […]

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This year’s presidential race falls somewhere between “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “60 Minutes:” a reality show with a sense of scrutiny, authority and importance. Perhaps it is simply because I am older and more cognitively aware, but it seems like this year, American citizens are more vocal than ever about their extreme likes […]

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1. Charlie Brown (“The Peanuts”) Charlie Brown didn’t go back and teach us about the Constitution for us to not use our constitutional right to vote. We also didn’t spend all those years rewatching “The Birth of the Constitution: This is America Charlie Brown” for nothing, either. Charlie and his friends would have been tremendously […]

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1. Twitter issues layoffs, shuts down Vine. This inventor of the 140-character post has been struggling to compete with other social media behemoths such as Facebook and Instagram. In its latest move to curb further losses, Twitter announced a 9 percent cut to its global workforce. Twitter pulled a similar move last year when 336 […]

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In his now-infamous aside, professional tantrum-thrower Donald Trump decided it would be appropriate to call his opponent Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” in the same debate that he declared, “Nobody has more respect for women than I do.” “Nasty women are tough, nasty women are smart and nasty women vote!” Senator Elizabeth Warren said at […]

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All things considered, I think the 2016 election has really taught us something. By this, I mean that for the majority of us, death doesn’t seem so bad anymore. OK, I’m just kidding. With around two weeks left (though when I asked my parents how long we had until election day, my dad deadpanned: “an […]

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By Claudia Pascual 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. […]

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Donald Trump made yet another controversial remark during the last presidential debate by saying that he might not accept the election result if he loses. His claim that the election is rigged is not a new tactical tool in his campaign, as past record shows that this rather pitiful move has been used before to […]

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The 2016 presidential election has been one long rap battle. Whether the candidates are dissing each other or themselves, the public is fed up. Trump has been launching insults at Hillary for the entire election season. Some rappers decided to shoot some disses back at Trump, and here are five that definitely make a statement. […]

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