Veronica Backer-Peral

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Veronica is a sophomore triple major in film production, history, and computer science. She loves long talks about politics, amateur flying trapeze, and getting 8 hours of sleep (almost) every night.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe, but its number of victims is not limited to those who have contracted the disease. R…

A toilet paper shortage. Disneyland closed. Travel from Europe partially banned. Empty streets. One thing is clear: the COVID-19 pandemic is u…

You’ve seen him on TV. And Instagram. And Snapchat. And during the Superbowl. New York mayor, Mike Bloomberg, is everywhere. He’s spent almost…

Not too long ago, I was one of the many students that crowded into the Center for Service and Action waiting for my decisions back from the Se…

During a long and philosophical conversation about life — the kind that only comes about when one is procrastinating for a midterm — I suddenl…

The Iowa primary was a mess — that’s probably one of the only points of national consensus. However, despite all its flaws and problems, Iowa …

Growing up in an immigrant household, I always had a general understanding of the United States—shoutout to my fifth grade map test—but I neve…

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