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Recognizing privilege during COVID-19

Natalia Salas March 30, 2020

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysFor this week, I was originally planning on writing a column about the normalization of burnout and being stressed to the point of exhaustion as college students. Given...

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Why “not like the other girls” is harmful

Natalia Salas February 27, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderThe worst thing I thought I could be as a young girl was like other girls. Movies and television taught me over and over again that being “not like the other girls”...

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Learning to let go of toxic friends

Natalia Salas February 13, 2020

Illustration by Ren RaderWe often think of people who are in our lives temporarily as people we simply drifted apart from. There are other kinds of temporary friendships we neglect to talk about, however,...

We must recognize films made by women

We must recognize films made by women

Natalia Salas January 30, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutAfter I watched "Booksmart," directed by Olivia Wilde, the first of (so far) seven times, I read review after review and watched one interview after the other. While many of...

Natalia had just arrived in London when she decided to take a walk over the bridge overlooking the London eye and the scaffolding on the Big Ben. The sun was going down as she was on her way to dinner. Photo credit: Natalia Salas

Missing out on the world is scarier than missing out on Trinity’s campus life

Natalia Salas November 22, 2019

Photo by Natalia SalasIf you go to Trinity, you’ve probably heard the study abroad spiel. You know, the one where faculty, staff and students tell you about how beneficial and life-changing it is....

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Travel paradises come with a cost

Natalia Salas November 7, 2019

Illustration by Ren Rader“Traveling” was my immediate answer when anyone asked what I was looking forward to during my semester abroad. By the looks of the Instagram and Snapchat stories of...

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Male entitlement and the right to public space

Natalia Salas October 28, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderHaving spent only two months abroad in a city as busy and crowded as London, I’ve begun to notice certain social interactions that I was more or less oblivious to, or at...

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Gun control PSAs place responsibility on the wrong people

Natalia Salas October 3, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutOn Sept. 17, I saw a Sandy Hook Promise PSA going around about school shootings, as I’m sure many of you have seen by now. It was about “back-to-school” products,...

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Oops, I was wrong! I’ve been culturally shocked!

Natalia Salas September 16, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutA couple weeks before I left to study abroad in London, towards the end of the summer, I went to Trinity to say goodbye to my friends. As I was there, I saw a huge group of...

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Signing, packing and making the most

Natalia Salas September 5, 2019

Illustration by Ren Rader, guest contributorHello from abroad, Trinity! This semester, I’ll be writing in from London, as I’ve decided to join about 40 percent of students (according to an...

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Resist the urge to do everything

Natalia Salas August 22, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutI’ve recently become increasingly aware of how obsessed we are with productivity. We often brag about how busy we are and how little sleep we get. In fact, 40 percent...

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Defend women for the right reasons

Natalia Salas May 2, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysToo often, the argument that someone is a sister, mother, girlfriend or daughter, is used in order to combat sexual assault and harassment. While I understand where this...

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