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On a dark, moonless night my father drove a rented truck along the unpaved dirt roads at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains. My car sickness was exacerbated by my rapid heart rate as he told the story of the Cucuí—a monster I whole-heartedly believed lurked on these lands.

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Brooke Grasso, editor in chief / photo by Nadira Fatah

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Each generation is marked by some momentous, and significant piece of history, usually an event that happened during their college years. There is something about being in school during a time that turns our world on its head. The baby boomer generation owns the Vietnam War, generation X is marked by 9/11, and my generation […]

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Kristina Bugante, editor in chief / photo by Bailey Maguire

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Before now, it wasn’t my lifelong dream to become a journalist. As a kid, I didn’t stay up past my bedtime to watch the newscast at night. I never read newspapers. I didn’t care for current events. I didn’t even know what a lede was until my freshman year of college.

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