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A Pet While In College??

So of course, on-campus dorms don’t usually allow pets such as dogs and cats. So, during my freshman year in college I didn’t have a pet and I certainly missed my dogs back at home. They add a type of happiness to your life that only animals can give. Well, we were allowed to have fish as pets, but hey, you can’t cuddle a fish, right?

Sophomore year of college came around and I was still living on campus—biggest mistake, just saying. So, again, I wasn’t…


Added by Nina Bonita Santillan on March 30, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Misrepresented "Bully Breeds" in Recent Media Coverage

A string of recent dog attacks in Las Cruces, New Mexico, including one that resulted in a two-year-old's death, have received a lot of media attention and gained plenty of reaction from the public.  Understandably, people are upset and afraid.  They do not feel safe taking walks or letting children play outside for fear of becoming the next dog attack victim.   Fair enough.  What concerns me is that the attention these stories receive in the media further stigmatize…


Added by Jacqueline Anne Martinez on May 25, 2012 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Pet Peeve, a personal rant towards careless walkers.

One of my major pet peeves is seeing someone, or a group of people, text while they're crossing the street. One, it makes the person look extremely idiotic for NOT paying attention to the surroundings, careless drivers, or potential hazards. Two, is it really that important to text, tweet, or update your Facebook status while you're crossing the street? It also bugs me when…


Added by Jasmine Villa on February 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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