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Are You My Dopplegänger?

Are You My Dopplegänger?

Caroline Muñoz ‘18, Section Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment

Francois Brunelle has been photographing look-alikes from around the world in a project called I’m not a look alike! This project involves more than 200 black and white photos (including the image above) where the “twins” wear plain clothing in order to look as similar to each as possible. Th...

I Left My Heart in Nicaragua

I Left My Heart in Nicaragua

Lily Lucero ‘18, Section Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, OLP Life, Showcase, Student Life

In our social media centered, future driven, busy world, it is far too easy to lose sight of simplicity and pure happiness. In Nicaragua, this is not an issue. On the recent service immersion trip to Chinandega, Nicaragua, fifteen OLP students experienced the true meaning of loving and serving one’s d...

A Monumental Trip

A Monumental Trip

Linda Alvarez ‘19 and Alexa Gonzalez ‘17

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Photos, Showcase, Student Life

  Witness history. Relive history. Walk 30+ miles in 5 short days. Meet people from all walks of life. These are just a few of the things Nicole Ballesteros ‘20, Isela Quinones ‘20, Alexa Apodaca ‘19, Klaudia Coronel ‘19, Sofia Steinberger ‘18, Zoe Sidiropoulos ‘18, Isabella Torregiani ‘1...

“Woman of the Year”

“Woman of the Year”

Gemma Carretta '17, Editor in Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, OLP Life, Photos, Showcase

For 135 years, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace has taught thousands of students to become “all of which woman is capable,” and so far, OLP students have been capable of handling whatever has been hurdled their way. This amazing feat was recognized on March 11, 2017 at the St. Patrick’s Day Parad...

Game-Changing Olympics

Marian Isbell '19

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The U.S. dominated the 2016 Rio Olympics, winning 46 gold, 37 silver, and 38 bronze medals, taking home 121 overall. Some countries, however, experienced their first victories ever in this year’s Games. Monica Puig won the only gold medal in the history of Puerto Rico at the Rio Games. She emerged victori...

Natural Disasters Around the World

Natural Disasters Around the World

Ana Ramirez ‘18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The world has been going through many rough times the last few months. One of the biggest news stories regarding natural disasters was the devastating earthquake of a 6.2-magnitude in central Italy on August 24th at 3:36 a.m. It struck near the towns of Accumoli and Amatrice, which received the hardest hits...

The Haitian Refugee Crisis

Lily Lucero '18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

On January 12, 2010 at 4:53 pm, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck 15 miles west of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. It was followed by multiple aftershocks, some reaching a magnitude of 5.9, which were felt throughout Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas were ...

What Does Social Media Do to the Brain?

Camila Cerqueira ‘19

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Nowadays, phones can be used for almost anything: from checking the weather to searching for movie reviews to stalking Saints boys on Instagram. Due to the vastness of social media, it is now possible to keep up to date with almost everything going on in the world. But, something that is less talked a...

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