By Nelson Morales

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Wreckage brings an opportunity to help others

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The Wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest–tost to me, I lift my lamp besides the golden door.” That’s what Emma Lazarus wrote in her poem “The New Colossus,” and what is engraved at the Statue of Liberty. These are words to describe America as the nation that would help others in need by coming to our shores and staring anew. And those words mean so much when disaster strikes close to home.


Reflect on past, learn to accept, respect others

I celebrated my 20th birthday on Sept. 22, 2010, while a student at the University. I sat in my residence hall doing Spanish homework and sorting through the birthday comments I received on Facebook. However, what I didn’t realize was that on that same day, University first-year student Tyler Clementi would take his own life by jumping off the George Washington Bridge.

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