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Luna Olavarria Gallegos

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USA

Time Out, @POTUS: What President Obama’s Tweet To Ahmed Left Out

By On September 17, 2015

The only thing I hate more than President Obama’s racist policies is the way he continuously negates them through an incredibly strategic cute public persona which makes him seem hip, quirky and… Read More

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Time Delay, Jazz, and Post-Embargo Cuba: An Interview with Danay Suarez

By On July 18, 2015

“This moment is real and spiritual.  We’re going to try to maintain that concept. We’re going to look at it collectively, take a minute to identify with it collectively and acknowledge it… Read More

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Meet Eyukaliptus, the 18 Year-Old Whose Debut Album is About to Bring Organic Breath to Chillwave Hip Hop

By On June 16, 2015

UPDATED (6/17, 3pm EST): Eyukaliptus’s new album has dropped. Check it out now.   Set to graduate high school in just a few weeks, Ithaca-based musician/producer/singer/prodigy, Eyukaliptus, is busy perfecting his craft.… Read More

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International

Just In Case You Didn’t Already Know, Capitalism Isn’t A Secret

By On April 10, 2015

El Porvenir is a rural, 30-family community nestled in the mountains of Matagalpa, Nicaragua.  A few months ago, I was dropped off in El Porvenir for a week to learn as much… Read More

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Art

Turn Off All Of The Lights On Respectability Politics

By On April 8, 2015

Recently, artist, producer, and designer Kanye West has engaged in a recurring discussion in which he denounces elite classicism through the rejection of modern racism. While his recent comments about women’s bodies,… Read More

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International

Disappeared Narratives

By On November 13, 2014

On November 7, authorities declared the 43 missing students of Guerrero, Mexico dead. While Mexican politicians and media have overwhelmingly reported that the students were cremated and the remains were disposed of… Read More