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Discovering your sexuality should be fun and exciting

Mariah Arviso, Digital Editor

October 19, 2020

Let’s get away from the super-serious topics and have some fun with this. Discovering your sexuality can be scary, but it can also be super fun. I should’ve started by saying that some topics discussed in this will be for mature audiences. Do not worry, I will not go into detail about certain things, but it needs to be discussed. Discovering your sexuality comes with...

Situationships can get tricky

Thalia Pimentel

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

October 15, 2020

How long do you think it takes for a new trend to come about? Maybe a week, 2 weeks max right? Nowadays, we can all agree that during a pandemic people...

Coming out should be unnecessary

Mariah Arviso, Media Editor

October 6, 2020

The one thing I hate about being gay is having to come out. I never understood the concept of having to say that you are attracted to the same gender. In a way, I have always known that I was different from the other girls. All my friends would talk about all the boys they liked, and I never knew how to contribute to the conversation. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community,...

Bad first dates

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

October 2, 2020

First dates. Probably the scariest two words in a young adult’s life, or maybe at any age in general. The nerves kick in, you overthink every small detail about yourself. Do you dress casually? In 2020 it’s “hmm don’t forget your mask.” Obviously, people are still taking precautions since we are still in the middle of a pandemic, but since some guidelines are being...

Having support when coming out is crucial for self-acceptance

Mariah Arviso

Mariah Arviso, Digital Editor

September 19, 2020

Religion has never been something that was appealing to me. Living with right-wing conservative parents has been quite an adventure, to say the least....

Love life boring because of COVID? Try Zoom dating

Thalia Pimentel

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Zoom has been part of our everyday or weekly routine for college students. Some students call it “Zoom University” as an inside joke. Since the pandemic...

Being part of the LGBTQ+ is hard in a conservative family

Mariah Arviso

Mariah Arviso, Media Editor

September 4, 2020

The fact that I built up the courage to write this is funny to me. If anyone that I know reads this, then this is my way of coming out to you. It has never...

COVID changes the dating game forever

Thalia Pimentel

Thalia Pimentel, Reporter

September 2, 2020

We can all agree that dating is already difficult as it is. Whether it is us being very picky, stepping out of comfort zones, trust issues, you name it....

You’re not rich

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

May 8, 2020

Though saving money while living at home might seem easy, it’s actually difficult to avoid reckless spending. However, by setting a few rules and remaining aware of the goal and purpose, saving money can be attainable.  Account for the “essentials” Sometimes it’s easy to think deprivation is the best and fastest way to achieve a goal, but it’s unreasonable to thi...

How to strengthen your immune system during the pandemic

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

May 1, 2020

As days pass through this historic event in current time, we are all just trying to get by and make it out healthy. People are now taking the extra steps forward to make sure they avoid the infamous coronavirus.  We’re social distancing, wearing masks, and gloves even when we come in contact with others, wiping down groceries, and excessively pumping sanitizer on our hands ...

Get a grip

Jocelyn Sandusky, Features Editor

April 2, 2020

Living with family once you’ve transitioned into adulthood is a balancing act. You’re not yet dealing with the harsh realities of the real world, but you’re trying to prove that you’re mature and can handle yourself in tough situations. But the reality is, benefitting from this luxury can keep you from being self-sufficient, independent and productive, even in the mos...

Working out at home during the coronavirus outbreak

Jocelyn Perez, Reporter

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus has vastly changed the lives of many gym goers and some have been quick to re-adjust and adapt to stay committed to their active lifestyles. Many people have begun to workout at their local parks. Others are working out at home or going for runs around their block.  It’s easy to get caught up binge-watching a series or being on your phone all day durin...

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