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Gabi Alvarado
Gabriela is a junior and is co-captain of the Mock Trial team and co-Literary editor of The Glass Knife. She started the Latinx Student Union club as a freshman and is co-president of the LQBTQ+ club. She enjoys reading classics and listening to music. She's been writing poetry since she first knew how and loves to write. Contact at galvarado19@scdsstudent.org

Gabi Alvarado, Blogger

Nov 14, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: The seven horrors of August Wilson’s ‘UniSon’ make me question my own demons (Story)
Oct 15, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Mi Raza Pt 3: We stand on the shoulders of giants (Story)
Sep 10, 2017
MI RAZA: Racism evolves (Story)
Aug 30, 2017
MI RAZA: Changing identity (Story)
May 17, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: By growing up at Country Day, blogger learns to embrace differences (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Horrible turn of events is reminder of the stories behind tragedies (Story)
Apr 02, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Privilege is not inherently good or bad, but the resulting ignorance is another story (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Poet finds it difficult to write for an audience (Story)
Feb 12, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Quaker meetings offer time to reflect on struggle to forgive (Story/Photo)
Jan 27, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Elements of nature tie into ‘Staircase’ poem (Story/Photo)
Jan 09, 2017
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Imagining a way to return to a golden age is bittersweet (Story)
Dec 26, 2016
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Mistakes should encourage us to try harder, sympathize with our community (Story)
Dec 05, 2016
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: The world has lost Ariyana Jones’s brilliant heart of gold; now our compassion must shine (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES: Election could have severe consequences for immigrants who’ve built lives here (Story)
Oct 11, 2015
GET READY FOR SEASON 2: ‘Jane the Virgin’ has her child in new season of telenovela (Story)