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Becoming adult does not always mean moving away

November 14, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

BUENOS AIRES -— Coming of age in a society in which kids cannot wait to grow up and start their own lives, I always thought that we had to leave our parents when we got older. I envisioned myself moving to California after graduation and never looking back. But instead, I ended up in New York City,...

Argentina’s 8N protests demand changes from the country’s president

Argentina’s 8N protests demand changes from the country’s president

November 14, 2012


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Imagine the widest avenue in the world, the 9 de Julio Avenue, running through the central administrative district of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The street spans seven avenues, essentially an entire city block, but runs for a little more than half a mile. It is from this renowned avenue that one can witness...

Argentina’s offense gives fans new hope

Argentina’s offense gives fans new hope

October 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

There are two kinds of Argentineans. Those who watched a young Diego Maradona score with his left foot, right foot, head — from a distance — and even with his hand. Then there are those who did not. As different as their outlooks may be in regards to the country’s national sport, they both have...

Buenos Aires’ Underground Market: fun but limited

Buenos Aires’ Underground Market: fun but limited

October 9, 2012


Filed under Features

BUENOS AIRES — When I went to the Underground Market for Buenos Aires, I expected a diverse spread of food and prices low enough to encourage people to try different things. But unfortunatly, this was not the case. While there were some foods that are not prominent in Argentine stores, all of the tables...

Welcoming surprises in Buenos Aires

September 26, 2012


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BUENOS AIRES — Dogs and street vendors: When living in New York, these are two things you encounter on a daily basis. The same is true in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but they somehow manifest themselves in a way utterly unique to this city. In Buenos Aires, it is virtually unheard of for one dog to...

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