The quarantine check: how you and others are dealing with COVID-19

Dear readers, How's everyone doing? I've been slightly MIA lately due to work and mental health. This COVID-19 quarantine is kicking my butt, as is being a pain in that area for many of us as well. There's being definitely a demographic hierarchy in this whole situation and we should pay attention to that. Yesterday, …

Who and why I follow you: Instagram edition

Dear readers, February is coming to an end and here I am thinking about how social media has been beneficial to me in the last weeks. Last time I shared my thoughts and tips on Twitter, but now I want to take some time and focus on Instagram. Differently from other social media, Instagram is …

1619 instead of 1776: Nikole Hannah-Jones in building a legacy in American history

Dear readers, Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones hosted a panel at Hofstra University the third day of Black History month. Founder and curator of The 1619 Project, Hannah-Jones spoke to a crowd of high schoolers, college students, parents, instructors, and professors, covering social issues, laws, and cultural factors that are hardly discussed and credited in both …

Now, here’s my version of “Sex Education” – this is for you high schoolers

Dear (high school) readers, This is not a review, these won't be words of judgment, this piece has got no intentions writing about "Sex Education", the British Netflix series aired on January 11 2019. I won't even mention the characters' names location or dynamics. Well, actually I feel some dynamics should be mentioned in order …

The only Donald I want to hear

I moved to the US without thinking twice. I had indeed a very vague and stereotypical view of this country. A place where I could be whoever I wanted to be, where I could achieve my dreams, where all my teenage-fantasies could be finally realized. I must say that until now some of my so-called-dreams …