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Cool and Colombian: Kali Uchis’ ‘Isolation’

Cool and Colombian: Kali Uchis’ ‘Isolation’

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Kali Uchis brings Spanish lyrics and Latin culture to the fore of her debut album "Isolation." Uchis is the hero she describes in lead single “After the Storm.”

First Generation Americans’ Double Lives

By Sierra Jackson, News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

First generation American students face different challenges than their fellow students.

Columbian Writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez Talks New Novel

Columbian Writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez Talks New Novel

By Jaxx Artz, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Juan Gabriel Vasquez came to Strand's Rare Book Room to explain the motivation behind his newest book, "Reputations."

Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Although the United States and Colombia have cooperated in the past when providing to paramilitary assistance in pushing back the drug trade, the United States has overstepped their boundaries.

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers predict Colombia will be the next country to experience an AIDS epidemic due to the increased use of heroin.

Mochila bags give back to Colombian communities

Mochila bags give back to Colombian communities

April 30, 2014


Filed under Features

With spring fashion in full swing and summer on the horizon, colorful and bohemian trends have gained their annual popularity. This year, brightly colored woven bags called Mochilas have become trendy, but the increasing popularity of these bags means more than simply an influx of colorful purses. This i...

NYU trio introduce beverage company to support Colombian farmers

NYU trio introduce beverage company to support Colombian farmers

April 29, 2013


Filed under Features

A trio of change-makers in the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service are working to establish a socially conscious beverage company to benefit farmers in Colombia. Second-year graduate students Jessica Troiano, Elizabeth Kelly and Maria Sarta Herrera beat thousands of other proposals and made up...

Lower East Side spot serves twist on Colombian street food

Lower East Side spot serves twist on Colombian street food

February 13, 2013


Filed under Features

  A recently opened, late-night eatery on the Lower East Side, Los Perros Locos is redefining our expectations of hot dogs and hamburgers. Customers who venture to this two-week-old restaurant can sample a variety of Colombian street food-themed items, from the El Niño Loco hot dog ($4.50), to...