April 25, 2019

At the age of 23, in my prime party stage, my vocabulary centered around slang words such as “lit, turnt, ham, and YOLO.” I fit well into the bar hopping subculture located in Cleveland, until I became pregnant. Pregnancy altered my vocabulary towards words associated...

December 22, 2018

Giving back to the community is what this tenacious team of East Clevelanders are all about. What started as an idea, has manifested itself into a continuous blessing for so many people throughout the inner city. Every year, four great samaritans express their altruist...

November 19, 2018

“First Man” is not a movie you watch light-heartedly. While most movies show the idea of early space flight and lunar achievements as exciting and benevolent, “First Man” shows the harsh realities of the men who dared to travel to the unknown. From almost being lost in...

November 15, 2018

“The Mind of Jake Paul” isn’t just about the Paul family and sociopaths - it’s about the evolution of the culture of YouTube and how it affects young generations. If you haven’t heard, Shane Dawson is the reigning King of Youtube (not as an official title, but almost e...

October 26, 2018

Here I introduce to you, for your viewing pleasure, and in no particular order, eight lesser-known YouTube channels to add to your subscription list.  From art, culture, social justice, and college life these channels are sure to pique your interest.  Although these ch...

October 17, 2018

Traveling isn’t something I’m a custom to, this trip was a lot of firsts for me. For one thing this was my first experience on a plane, with the help of some Tito’s Vodka mixed with Gatorade it made the short hour and 45 minute flight not as terrifying as I anticipated...

October 4, 2018

Whenever someone learns that I’m from Mansfield, between Cleveland and Columbus, their first reaction is usually something like, “Oh, have you been to the reformatory?” Until recently, I always said, “Of course not!” Now when someone asks, I’m forced to say, “Yes, I’ve...

August 13, 2018

My family always mutes the commercials. At my house, we have a sort of unspoken rule for watching TV; when the commercials come on, the sound goes off. It’s something my mom started when I was young; to her, it didn’t make sense to sit obediently and learn all about La...

This summer I traveled to Cusco after a year of visiting for the very first time. Being Peruvian and living abroad, I had often dreamt of being able to visit this beautiful city even just once. I am so lucky to have had the opportunity to go twice in these past two yea...

July 19, 2018

After 11 long hours in a car full of six warm bodies, it was nice to walk into our small, air-conditioned Airbnb in South Boston. My family decided to travel to Boston because it is a city none of us have seen before, and my family likes to explore unfamiliar places wh...

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