Place of Origin: Athens, GA

     Macarena Alfaro is a recent graduate in multimedia journalism from Georgia Southern University. She is originally from Athens, Georgia, and was proudly raised with her Lima, Peru, roots and culture. She is determined to travel the world and cover global news while doing so. When she isn’t glued to her computer, she is outside being a dog mom to the chubbiest chocolate lab, Mila. If the word “friendly” had a picture beside it in the dictionary, it’d be these two.

What animal would you be, and why? A Leopard; they are fierce, fur-ocious, and intimidating at times but watching them move and work is magical. 

Fav. Quote: “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” –George Addair

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Why you should attend a silent disco

Silence Activations and their “silent headphones” definitely cater to any and all age groups. You can use them for your birthday party, wedding or small get-togethers.

Congress Delays Vote on MORE Act: Why this is a Major Blow to my Community

Thousands of Black and Latinx people are currently sitting in prison on marijuana trafficking and distribution charges. Meanwhile, predominantly white dispensary owners are enjoying the profit from selling the same exact thing. Congress must take a vote – it is a necessary step towards the racial equality that my community deserves.