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Boys don’t cry: How I survived hypermasculinity
When I was in high school, I’d be labeled as “crybaby” or a “softie” because of how emotional I was as a kid. Crying was a “feminine” trait.
A taste of Uruguay: UB student cooks traditional Uruguayan meals in his dorm to keep roots alive
Gabriel Pereira stood on his tiptoes, barely tall enough to see the grill in front of him, and could tell that his asado was ready just by the savory fumes emerging from the large slab of beef. Pereira, a sophomore computer science major, left Uruguay when he was six years old. Now in the U.S., he cooks Uruguayan meals to de-stress, keep in touch with his cultural roots and give others a taste of his homeland.

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