Growing up poor on Long Island builds character. While trying to balance personal responsibilities with maintaining a GPA high enough to make myself a competitive candidate for scholarships and college admissions, I found that I could make several distinct dinner recipes from just adobo seasoning, week-old produce and recooked meat products. It wasn’t glamorous, but it was necessary. It […]
Alejandro Villa Vasquez
About Alejandro Villa Vasquez
Alejandro Villa Vásquez is a rising sophomore at NYU, studying English, creative writing and education. He grew up on Long Island but hails from the city of Medellín, Colombia. He started pursuing student journalism in fall 2017 when he joined the Washington Square News as a copy editor and currently serve as a deputy managing editor for the publication.