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Mariandrea Vergel Prieto

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My major is Journalism - Broadcast Media, but I've always loved branching out. From content creation to social media marketing, those are things that interests me the most.
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Miami-Dade recycling rate among state’s lowest (includes video story)

The United States faces a shrinking market for recyclables. Last year, China stopped buying commodities that don’t meet a 99.5% contamination-free standard. Agencies and...

Is the fast-fashion industry finally thinking about sustainability?

The environmental impact of the fast-fashion industry is a concern for many consumers. While it is difficult to pinpoint the industry's level of sustainability,...

Let’s talk about sex – and money

Amid the ongoing controversy over funding for women’s reproductive services, one New Yorker has decided to take matters into her own hands. Actor and...
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Praying to the beat of Beyoncé (video story included)

If you love a good church service and also happen to love Beyoncé, then this one's for you. A traveling worship service that confronts...

Gotham Gator Club keeps UF pride alive in NYC

Graduating from college is the end of a cycle for many, but for University of Florida alumni, it means joining a community. The Gotham...
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Brooklyn Children’s Museum celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The debate over whether Columbus Day should instead be celebrated as Indigenous Peoples' Day started decades ago, but has picked up steam in recent...

Struggles of transgender women transcend borders

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro met with a group of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers earlier this week in Matamoros, Mexico and escorted them to the...
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Project Luz aims to bring NYC’s immigrants to share their culture through the lens

Lea en español acá Founded by Argentinian artist Sol Aramendi, Project Luz aims to create a community of immigrants that helps and empowers each other....
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Project Luz busca exponer la cultura de inmigrantes en NYC mediante la fotografía

For English, please read here. Fundado por la artista argentina Sol Aramendi, Project Luz tiene como objetivo crear una comunidad de inmigrantes que se ayuden...

“What does it mean to look Latino?”

What does it mean to “look Latino?” And who gets to decide? As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the New York City Commission on...