Cancel culture has been described as “the phenomenon of promoting the ‘“canceling’” of people, brands and even shows and movies due to what some consider to be offensive or problematic remarks or ideologies”.

The term comes from call out culture while being a form of boycotting. Its ideal consequences are the loss of reputation as well as the loss of income and nowadays, fame. These “ideal” consequences are not always true. Cancel culture has been going on throughout human history. In ancient civilizations, people were commonly punished for behaving outside the norm and not following society’s expectations. It is evident…


Everyone wants to succeed in life, but few have the code for it. What’s your plan to start? Where do you go from there? Where should you settle? Just as programming a software, it comprises the entire set of programs, procedures, and routines associated with the operation of a computer system — in this case, you.

Starting from the basics, we have education. Education has changed significantly over the course of the last few years. What was once required is no more. With the introduction of open source policy, information has become more available to anyone. In other words, you…


Both ADHD and ADD have been a topic of reference by many teenagers in spaces such as social media. This topic holds a great misunderstanding of the effects it has and how it manifests itself. It is commonly understood as a disorder linked to people performing poorly at certain stuff due to a lack of attention. Although this is not entirely incorrect, ADHD and ADD have different impacts on people. They manifest themselves into four main types. The first type being the people who are extremely disorganized, hyper energetic, and overall are mostly extroverted. The second type are the ones…


Here is my take on some debatable topics.

Cinnamon or Crepes and Waffles?

Even though cinnamon has great dishes, it will never compare to Crepes and Waffles. Cinnamon has a very limited amount of what it can offer you while Crepes and Waffles has a very diverse cuisine. Its menu is 72 pages long and has countless great dishes that vary from tasty desserts to healthy options. Not only does crepes and waffles focus on the food they create, they also put a lot of effort into keeping their name relevant. They do this by investing a lot in websites…


Education has changed significantly in these years. The things that once were needed. Are no more. You can learn anything from the internet. Even universities know about this. They sure do. Universities are now providing an experience. And rely on the internet. For education purposes. Now, there is no need to go. Sure, it helps your skills. But that’s it. You need to have discipline and commitment. In order to succeed alone. But you can. Universities don’t determine your value in life. It may actually be easier. Learning by yourself. You can even do internships at companies. You’ll be learning…


Biodegradable refers to a product breaking down into natural elements, carbon dioxide, and water vapor by organisms like bacteria and fungi When it comes to biodegradable plastics, these have several positive impacts. They save non-renewable sources of energy while also reducing carbon emissions. Overall, they consume less energy as they provide an eco friendly solution. Using biodegradable products is as if we are giving back to our mother earth, as if we are returning something that we took from the planet. But we have to be more than careful, not all products that are advertised in an eco-friendly type of…


(Disclaimer, these are not my opinions about the Colombian Peace Process. They are taken from a debate in which I had to pretend that I agreed with them. Still, they can inform you about the opinions of some Colombians who do agree with the process.)

I believe in peace. I believe in a Colombia where its citizens can live without fear, where we create a better country for our children. A country in which our peasants can return to cultivate their lands, where they can travel to all corners of our country. A Colombia where there are more resources for…


The world is facing new situations every day which, if approached correctly, generate a great opportunity for change for humanity. The changes are natural for human evolution, rather, they are necessary for this to happen. The changes we see are not limited to certain areas of our lives, instead we see them on a small and large scale. We can experience them on a day-to-day basis, or it can be an extended period of time where the world experiences setbacks, awakenings, and so on. All these changes have consequences and allow us to renew the world in which we live…


Nowadays, students are rushing to get into universities as fast as possible. What they don’t know is that they are making a big mistake doing so. In my opinion, we should promote a new system that helps students decide what to study by changing the focus. See, when choosing a career path, most students decide based on the career, which would make a lot of sense if it wasn’t for the problems that may come along. …


This is a topic that most people don’t talk about. It might be due to the fact that it is very personal and varies from person to person. The thing with dreams is that they are not given as much importance as we should. Some spend 6 hours and some even 11 hours dreaming. When you add up all the time we invest in doing this activity you can see that we pass a big part of our lives in adventures or realities that don’t even exist. The most shocking part is that some people don’t even remember their dreams.

Sara M. Cortés

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