Author: Ana Lopez

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Can We Separate Art from its Artist?

  Last week, I read an article discussing Nate Parker’s upcoming film “The Birth of a Nation” and the recent controversy that has surrounded the film due to its writer. Parker, the star, writer, director, […]

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I Lived With My Significant Other For a Summer: This Is What I Learned

My boyfriend and I have been dating for a little over 2 years and a half. Most of our relationship has been spent long distance, due to our different college locations, despite being from the […]

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How Do We Categorize “Terrorists”?

A tragedy occurs. Lives are lost. The media and government rush to investigate and understand what they can. Analysis occurs. Government officials either deem it an act of terror, an act of hate, or an […]

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WikiLeaks and The Uncensored Fight Against Our Government

This week WikiLeaks published over 1,000 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email server which pertain to the Iraq War. The whistleblowing site released these emails in the midst of the FBI wrapping up their investigation of the […]

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An open letter to my home, The City Beautiful

This is not an essay about politics. I will not be politicizing the terrorism that has occurred in my home. This is not about gun control or Islamophobia. This is about love and hope. Which, […]