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One Island, Two Tales

Hispaniola is anything but the unified, homogenous sort of place one might envision when they here the world “island”. With the Dominican Republic on its right flank and Haiti to its left, this Caribbean landmass has been divided and different for generations. The fate of these two nations began with Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the New … Continue reading

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Written up Walsh Hall, a perennial favorite of Boston College sophomores, might be the clunkiest, most eyesore-inducing dormitory on lower campus, but it’s also definitely in the running for most rowdy. The central location, famed 8-mans, and folkloric aura have earned it a reputation as a tried-and-true party dorm. Being the underage enclave that it … Continue reading

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Vamos a Cuba?

HOW YOU CAN GET TO CUBA – AND WHETHER OR NOT TO GO For Yankees, Cuba has long been a forbidden land. Despite the island being a stone’s throw from U.S. waters – about 90 miles away – decades of communist rule under Fidel Castro, a near-catastrophic missile crisis, and frosty bilateral relations have precluded … Continue reading