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COVID-19 winding down creates hope for next year

Celeaciya Olvera May 4, 2021

I think we can all agree that when COVID-19 evolved into a pandemic no one knew what was going to happen. Jobs and schools were being shut down and no one knew for how long. On March 13, 2020, Illinois...

Forget everything else and follow your interests

Celeaciya Olvera April 28, 2021

One of the most exciting things about going to college is picking a field to study. Sure, college has many more thrilling aspects like meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and broadening...

The division of diversity

Celeaciya Olvera April 16, 2021

We cannot help with who we are attracted to nor can we help who we fall in love with. Oftentimes, those people fall across differing racial and ethic lines, resulting in children with mixed race identity...

Commuter students bring in new perspectives to residential students

Celeaciya Olvera April 15, 2021

Every student that graduated from high school has an important question to ask themselves, “What am I going to do now?” For some students, it may be enlisting into the military or finding a job. For...

The Importance of Identity

The Importance of Identity

Celeaciya Olvera March 12, 2021

We all attempt to discover ourselves at a young age. Whether it is playing on the playground at recess with friends or distancing ourselves from the loud noises. There is comfort in the atmosphere we put...

Opinion: Fighting for the bare minimum

Celeaciya Olvera December 8, 2020

For hundreds of years men have had the luxury of dominating women with their voice. Women were looked at as “the weaker sex” in the 19th century, according to the article “The Campaign for women’s...

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