The Discoverer

Seasons in the Abyss album cover by Slayer. (1990) The band was formed in 1981 by guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, drummer Dave Lombardo, and bassist and vocalist Tom Araya. “As long as it's good music, that's what's important.” Araya said.

An Album to Pave the Way

Tomas Sierra, Freelance Writer
December 1, 2020
One of the website’s most popular courses directed by well-known Spanish artist Alejandro Casanova. During this course, users are able to understand how to sketch out the basic proportions of the human head, as well as the different things to have in mind when using watercolor.

Domestika: The Solution to Quarantine’s Boredom

Maria Garces, Visual Photography Editor
November 20, 2020
The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver’s 2012 book on human beings’ forecasting nature. Based on his own experience as a statistician and forecaster, Silver analyzes the right way to distinguish meaningful signals among noisy data in order to succeed in the field of prediction. “We need to stop, and admit it: we have a prediction problem. We love to predict things—and we aren’t very good at it,” Nate Silver in The Signal and the Noise, page 13.

A Literary Signal

Isabel Mora, Chief Copy Editor
November 19, 2020
The ‘Craby Hotdog’ ordered on November 6th comes with breaded crab meat, caramelized onions, lettuce, guacamole, sweet and sour sauce, Sriracha mayo, and fries on the side. Its packaging is also decorated with thoughtful notes.

Fast (Sea)Food

Salome Beyer, Editor in Chief
November 19, 2020
The complete “Accursed Kings” series stacked on top of each other from the first at the top to the last at the bottom. “Every man believes to some extent that the world began when he was born and, at the moment of leaving it, suffers at having to let the Universe remain unfinished.”― Maurice Druon, The Iron King

The Original Game of Thrones

Tomás Tobón, Lifestyle Editor
November 19, 2020
The new line of Jordan gear for the 2020-21 season, unveiled on the Nike website. The shirt, shorts, and shoes are available to customers worldwide. “The Jordan brand has changed clothing and the sneaker game forever.” Tinker Hatfield, creator of the Jordan 1, stated.

The Jordan Brand, a Modern-Day Empire

Nicolas Creus, Sports Editor
November 19, 2020
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah was selected as one of the ten best books of 2013 by the New York Times. The 600 page novel is described as “sprawling, ambitious and gorgeously written,” by the Chicago Tribune.

Through the Eyes of an Americanah

Marianna Román, Editor-In-Chief
November 19, 2020
Since its release four years ago, Amazon Prime Video has managed to reduce the difference in subscribers with Netflix to around 50 million. The number may still be large, but the competition is spicier than ever.

Is Netflix Still The Streaming Giant?

Nicolás Escobar, Marketing Manager
November 19, 2020
“Best pizza I’ve had. Staff were very diligent, probably the best service we have had in Medellin!” Scott A, customer on Trip Advisor, said. El Zorro y la Gitana, a cozy pizzeria located in Calle La 10, serves delicious pizzas fresh out of the oven with a variety of toppings which make every pizza one of a kind.

Hidden Gem: Pizzeria Serves Wonders

Valeria Sierra, Design and Social Media Editor
November 19, 2020
Advertising poster on Netflix’s newest documentary, The Social Dilemma. This film, directed by Emmy award-winning director, Jeff Orlowski, talks about how social media companies exploit its users for financial gain through different methods of manipulation.

Behind the Curtain: The Social Dilemma

Miguel Restrepo, Chief Copy Editor
November 19, 2020
Dias sin ti, a book that presents a heartwarming tale on loss and grief by the Spanish author, Elvira Sastre.

A New Perspective on Grief

Lucia Gaviria, Assignment Editor
November 19, 2020
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