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A fallen power line is one of the many damages in Puerto Rico done by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. (Photograph provided by Widaly Martinez)

Students reflect on Puerto Rican crisis

How the ongoing blackout is impacting the rest of the U.S. including those on campusBy Kassidy Hall | Contributor Gas is scarce. The power is out. Homes are forced to survive off of a generator. These are the current conditions described by junior Kristina Rivera of her great grandmother, cousins […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Bree researches each story for her column, heartbeat by heartbeat. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Bree’s beat

Problems in paradiseBy Bree Bailey Known to many as a beautiful island getaway, Puerto Rico is home to gorgeous landscapes and kind-hearted people. Today, this scenic island is facing its most devastating catastrophe in over a century. Since Hurricane Maria struck on Sept. 20, Puerto Ricans have been fighting for […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News