Calafia

AI: The Threat to the Flame Within

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yli is My Story

But now with AI technology, my flame is being taken away from me again. AI programs have made things so much worse for artists as these programs can generate “art” pieces. AI is harming artists in the worst way possible. By stealing their art.

The Cost of Dreams in Silicon Valley

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Campaign Victories

Throughout my childhood, I often wondered why my mom made us eat recalentados for days, insisted on thrifting my birthday dress, or bought off-brand cereal. “Es lo mismo,” she’d say.

El río de mi comunidad

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Campaign Victories

A algunas personas las cosas simples pueden traer felicidad, como el sonido de la lluvia, un día soleado o un río. Un río puede ser un lugar hermoso para relajarse … Continued

Gender Roles in the Modern Age

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yli is My Story

We often suppress individuality in our community, whether it be through stating who may and may not wear makeup, or our restrictive gender roles, so people find themselves trapped within a certain set of rules just to appease societal norms.

The “back doors” of college admissions are still wide open

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yli is My Story

Although the parents in the Varsity Blues scandal were charged for their crimes, the wide open “back door” for wealthy students was never shut. Today, while it may not be a major scandal or illegal crime, money is one of the biggest factors in college admissions.