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Lauren Savo

Lauren Savo has 11 articles published.

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Thank you Cardi B

She was born in the Bronx as Belcalis Almanzar and is Dominican and Trinidadian. She is the first female rapper, since Lauryn Hill in 1998, to reach the number 1 spot on Billboard’s top 100 chart. She was a stripper who first came to fame through her social media presence, especially her “A Hoe Never… Keep Reading

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Essence

This is not an op-ed or a traditional news article. This is a reflection, and right now, I am sitting on the floor of my room. Door locked. Phone away. Thinking. The biggest thing I am thinking about, the most important thing I am thinking about is how to be a human activist. How do… Keep Reading

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Spring Break To Do List

Spring is upon us. The weather may be unreliable and unpredictable, I may have watched a huge tree fall outside my window that overlooks Willets hill, but hey, at least spring break is upon us. I am placing great emphasis on the word “break” because sadly, most of us will not take advantage of it.… Keep Reading

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Hushed Truths

CONTENT WARNING: Eating Disorders 30 million Americans live within the shadows of an eating disorder. Now, imagine what that number would be if every individual had the privilege and opportunity to seek help for their disorder. It is well known that Valentine’s Day is on Feb. 14, but not nearly as many individuals realize that… Keep Reading

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To shave or not to shave, that is the question

I was the fourth grade Queen of the handball court at the time, a title that can only be achieved after winning five games in a row. I would hit the red rubber ball with my fists and it would go flying over my opponent’s head, BOOM, out, I would hunch my back and get… Keep Reading

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Toxic masculinity sucks

Toxic masculinity sucks. It sucks because our patriarchal society creates and encourages the male to be unemotional, sexually aggressive, and dominant; where strength is everything and emotions are weakness, where sex and domination are yardsticks by which men are measured, and where “feminine” traits are the means and standards by which the status of a… Keep Reading

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What It Is and What It Isn’t

It’s interesting how you can think one way about a particular thing and then learn something that blows your mind, leaving you to question so many different things. This happened to me this week, and it’s a lot of fun when this happens because your mind is being stretched in ways that you didn’t think… Keep Reading

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