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Beyond protests—ways to get involved in social movements

By Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat, Beacon Correspondent
Published October 12, 2022

We all know how it goes. Something bad happens (again). A shooting. A hurricane. A new way to restrict reproductive rights. We get filled with that...

This just in: Many can’t afford to pay thousands of dollars to do unpaid labor!

This just in: Many can’t afford to pay thousands of dollars to do unpaid labor!

By Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat
Published September 17, 2022

It is the summer of 2022 and I’ve just gotten an internship—unpaid—at a literary review magazine. While an unpaid internship was by no means my best-case...

Although we already live in a digital age, the pandemic made us even more reliant on technology than ever before.

The need for digital knowledge is more important than ever

By Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat
Published March 6, 2021

We’ve all heard the short explanation for how computers work: ones and zeroes. There is electricity involved, algorithms, and some processing units that...

As much as the game itself may have been disappointing, how many events like this have truly felt right since the start of this pandemic?

Superbowl traditions this year just weren’t the same

By Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat
Published February 13, 2021

The general sentiment of last Sunday’s Super Bowl seems to be ‘disappointment.’ Many viewers felt the game itself was boring for the standards of...

Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat

The missing half: The reality of Mexico’s femicide crisis

By Ana Sophia Garcia-Cubas Assemat
Published February 3, 2021

Content warning: This Op-ed discusses topics of domestic violence, murder, sexual assault, and gender-based violence.  On Mar. 9 of last year, millions...

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