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May Olvera

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Illustration of the Hall of Memes

Memes: The millennials’ call to arms

In the age of the absurd and hyper-real, cultural and intellectual diffusion will not be left up to mundane literature or philosophical posturing. Millennials...
Illustration of LGBTQIA not being able to become homeowners in America

Representation in the 2020 census is vital for LGBTQIA equality

Controversy sparked after it was reported the United States Census Bureau would include LGBTQIA individuals in the 2020 census, only to backtrack shortly after...

Missing DC girls are victims being treated as runaways

To some, Washington is a city of extravagance housing a thirst for political influence. However, to many young women, it is a marble wasteland...
Illustration of different medicine bottles for "Joy," "Sad," and "Flash Dismal"

Depression—just get over it

Last semester I found myself in a rut. I stayed in bed for days, had zero motivation to do anything productive and found myself...
Illustration of ICE searching for an immigrant family

San Martians step up to protect undocumented neighbors

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, popularly known as ICE, has allegedly arrived in San Marcos after weeks of terrorizing immigrants in Austin. Within a...
Illustration of a girl band performing

San Marcos needs more girl bands and musicians

The local music scene is something I have grown to love, and is a big factor in keeping me in San Marcos. However, this...

Millennials are destined to change the world

Few generations have as bad of a reputation as millennials do, and yet we hardly deserve it. Millennials are here to step up to...

Milo Yiannopoulos had to be shut down

In early Feburary, Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart senior editor and alt-right darling, was run out of the University of California at Berkeley by a group...

America’s watchdog—the media—needs to stop sleeping on the job

Formal journalism has strayed from what it should be and has allowed for citizen journalists to pick up the baton of true reporting. Now,...