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Should We Raise the Minimum Wage?

Many economists have reached an agreement when it comes to raising the minimum wage: it diminishes poverty. Unfortun

Mariantonia Negron -2019-10-18 11:43
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A Brief History of Immigration in the United States

Since today is Columbus Day/Indigenous People's Day, I have decided to provide a brief history of immigration and it's implications in the United States:

Mariantonia Negron -2019-10-14 11:27
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What is it Like to Work at a Mental Health Facility for Seniors?

A while back, I had the opportunity to interview one of the many caregivers at a mental health facility for senior citizens. We spend about half an hour talking

Mariantonia Negron -2019-10-11 10:45
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NAFTA: Sunshine and Rainbows, or Pain and Despair for All Involved?

where Canadian Lumber claimed that the US was in breach of contract when customs agents applied the Byrd Amendment to the Tariff Act to Canadian goods upo

Mariantonia Negron -2019-10-09 12:24
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Depression and Anxiety in the Movie, The Babadook

Amelia stops reciting it when the rhymes and pop-up images describing Mr. Babadook begin to turn darkly perverse. He’s unquestionably the worst creature in

Mariantonia Negron -2019-10-08 19:25
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The Effects of Cocaine in Pablo Escobar's Colombia

Before Escobar’s Medellin Cartel took power, cocaine was not the drug of choice. Marijuana was the drug of choice for most of th

Mariantonia Negron -2019-10-02 14:19
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We've Been Keeping A Secret From My Great-Aunt...

My great-aunt has been in an assisted-living facility in Colombia for many years now. Her children put her there because the did not want to deal with her, but

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-30 11:05
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Sleep Paralysis is Weird

I have very vivid dreams occasionally and sometimes, I can remember them. This particular dream has stuck with me for a few months because it was just so re

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-29 00:06
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Hello Everyone! This weekend I finally had the opportunity to watch The Perks of Being a Wallflower. I constantly came across the film but never made an attempt

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-28 08:37
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Happy Birthday to Me!

This past Wednesday was my birthday! This year was a bit different than last year. This year was not much of a happy birthday. You see, exactly two weeks prior,

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-27 11:31
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Yes, the Area 51 Raid is Happening Right Now...

No, no one is actually raiding Area 51 (well, except these guys:https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/18/us/dutch-nationals-area-51-trespassing-trnd/index.html), but abou

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-20 11:58
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The Downton Abbey Movie!

I was able to get a ticket to the fan event advanced screening of The Downton Abbey Movie today! I was so excited to see it. I got the perfect seat, free popcor

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-19 19:32
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There's a Mystery Disease Killing Dogs in Norway.

At least 25 dogs have died so far and 10 more were reported ill this past weekend. Four of those ten dogs have since died. Most of the cases were reported in th

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-11 12:05
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I Actually Like Flying...

I know it's weird, but hear me out: flying is my favorite part of traveling. I know, I know, but it's the worst part! Not for me. I've been traveling by plane s

Mariantonia Negron -2019-09-06 13:32
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The Worst Thing Happened At The Dog Beach...

I've had my dog for 5 years. I adopted him from a family that couldn't handle their other 2 dogs, kids, and him (he was a very hyper puppy) and he's been a life

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-31 09:07
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Being Stood-Up, Sucks...

So I've been trying to date online, with little success. I've a few coffee dates before, but this past Friday, I had my first dinner-date. We had been talking a

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-26 10:59
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

I had the opportunity to go see Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark this past Monday. I walked in with low expectations seeing as the books were all random storie

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-23 14:38
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I Don't Get Paid Enough For You To Yell At Me.

Why do people feel they can verbally abuse retail workers? It's not our fault you're late. It's not our fault you're boyfriend cheated on you. It's not our faul

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-23 11:13
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I Have Mixed Feelings About Still Having My Job...

Right now, I have a job as a cashier at a retail store, but our store is closing in 3 weeks. We have the option to either transfer to another store or take seve

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-19 10:14
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Back to School Season: The World's Best Birth Control!

I work at an office supply store and it's back to school season! You know what that means: angry parents, tired kids, and loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooon

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-15 20:03
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Why I Actually Miss New Jersey

I moved from New Jersey to California when I was 8 years old. At first it wasn't that bad because we would go back at least once a year, my family would come an

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-12 11:08
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The New Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is Here!

On Wednesday August 7, 2019, Samsung announced its new phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+! You read that right, they came out with a larger version of

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-12 10:06
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Summer...

Why is there so much pressure to enjoy summer? I don't like summer! It's too hot, kids are on vacation, and everything is more expensive! As Americans, we get a

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-09 10:48
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My Favorite Horror YouTuber...

Matthew Santoro is a YouTuber that complies lists on different topics. His best videos? Horror.Santoro's channel is full of 10 lists of different topics includi

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-08 19:23
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8÷2(2+2) The Viral Math Problem

Ok, let's get this out of the way first: the notation of the equation is incorrect. It should either be 8/2(2+2) or 8/(2(2+2)) or (8/2)*(2+2). This is why there

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-02 01:49
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Kurt Hugo Schneider Cover of Señorita...

I honestly don't know how to feel about it. I mean, because I generally don't feel that song needed that kind of cover, but I love the cover itself! It's so dar

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-02 10:27
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Are Doctors Really Paying Attention to Charts?

I know, this sounds extreme, but I know for a fact that many of the doctors I've seen in the past year have missed a very important detail on my chart: I am all

Mariantonia Negron -2019-08-01 06:41
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Should You Move Out of California?

California! Where dreams (allegedly) come true! For so many years, people saw California, specifically Southern California, as the ultimate goal. Live by the be

Mariantonia Negron -2019-07-28 19:00
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It's Not Pablo Escobar's Colombia Anymore

The misconception that Colombia is dangerous because of drug cartels has gone on long enough! Since Pablo Escobar was taken out, Colombia has changed a lot. Cri

Mariantonia Negron -2019-07-23 20:27
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Happy National Hammock Day!

The weekend is over, but Summer isn't! Take a minute out of your busy day to lay back, and let your troubles rock away as you sway with the breeze. Today is all

Mariantonia Negron -2019-07-21 20:02
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