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Valeria Merino

Valeria Merino

Valeria Merino is the editor-in-chief of EGMN's The Venture. She’s a print journalism student at the University of Houston who enjoys drawing, reading, and playing with her four dogs. Her career goal is to work at a women's fashion magazine, and she also hopes to one day write a romance novel.

With his signature red and black zoot suit inspired by the Chicano movement, Richard Reyes, also known as Pancho Claus, has been a staple among Latinos in the Houston community. But to Facebook, he’s nonexistent. Pancho Claus’ profile was recently removed from the social network as questions of his existence …

Kanye West for President in 2020? Here’s five things that would happen if Yeezy was President.

Today and tomorrow, nearly 40,000 students will walk into in a new class at UH. Almost all will have butterflies in their stomach. Others, not so much. As a senior, I still get pretty nervous about the first day of school. There’s always that professor that makes you stand up and tell everyone in the class who you are, and for someone who is at times painfully shy, this is what I dread the most. So for a freshman, who is like a newborn fish thrown into an ocean of sharks, I can understand the jitters they might feel.

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred approximately 50 miles northwest of the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu at around 11:56 a.m.(1:30 to 2 a.m. CT). This is the second deadliest earthquake recorded in Nepal history. The first occurred in 1934 with a magnitude of 8.0, and killed …

For Dr. Benjamin Greenberg, the wait will be about a week or possibly more, until he receives the results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, confirming the patient he is now treating with paralysis has Enterovirus D68. Since mid-August, a total of 538 people in 43 states have …