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Cultural Moments

Gustavo Padron on the history and meaning of PRIDE

June marks the beginning of a month-long celebration—PRIDE. Traditionally, this is a time for extravagant parades, cute rainbow flags, and an overall big celebration of love and self-expression. Pride, which stands for Personal Rights In Defence and Education, emerged…

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Earth Day: She needs us, and we need her.

We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results. – Herman Melville  Our Earth is so special…

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The September Scaries

Back to school.  No matter how old we get, we still feel a wave of anxiety when we hear this phrase. Though we’re no longer headed back to pencils and books, that crushing feeling at the onset of September…