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Syria Strike Should Concern College Students

Syria Strike Should Concern College Students

by | April 15, 2018

President Donald Trump, the America-first isolationist, now wants to come out, guns blazing as

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From Pain to Power

From Pain to Power

by | April 12, 2018

Over time, we’ve witnessed a concerted effort to denounce the undeniable racial disparities r

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Haters Can’t Dim This Star Student’s Shine

Haters Can’t Dim This Star Student’s Shine

by | April 11, 2018

Many were impressed when Texas teen Micheal Brown made headlines by gaining acceptance and full

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We Regret to Inform You…

We Regret to Inform You…

by | April 8, 2018

Rejection is all too familiar in academia. We get rejected from fellowships, grants, academic j

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Do the Right Thing: Prioritize Public Education and Health

Do the Right Thing: Prioritize Public Education and Health

by | April 5, 2018

Studies have shown that investments in education and health can have far-ranging returns for so

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From Practitioner to Doctoral Student: Five Prep Strategies

From Practitioner to Doctoral Student: Five Prep Strategies

by | April 4, 2018

Depending on how long it has been since you were in the classroom, transitioning to graduate sc

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Reclaiming the ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’

Reclaiming the ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’

by | April 3, 2018

As we reflect on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we h

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Asian-American Scholars Honor SFSU’s Pioneering Ethnic Studies

Asian-American Scholars Honor SFSU’s Pioneering Ethnic Studies

by | April 2, 2018

The Association of Asian American Studies celebrated a major diversity milestone at its nationa

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“You Don’t Look Like a Professor”

“You Don’t Look Like a Professor”

by | March 29, 2018

Routinely experiencing gendered-raced microaggressions in institutions of higher education is n

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Refusing To Call a Terrorist a Terrorist

Refusing To Call a Terrorist a Terrorist

by | March 28, 2018

When serial bomber Mark Anthony Conditt blew himself up as police officers closed in on him, mo

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The Politics of Mental Health

The Politics of Mental Health

by | March 27, 2018

This year marks my 15th year as a professor of political science. Over that time, I’ve witnes

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The Battle for America’s Soul

The Battle for America’s Soul

by | March 26, 2018

Citizens of America, we are under siege and on the battlefield against each other. We live in t

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Program Preps Latinx Students for Professoriate in Humanities

Program Preps Latinx Students for Professoriate in Humanities

by | March 22, 2018

The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions recently held its inaugural Cross-Institution

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Not Yet Just, Not Yet Free

Not Yet Just, Not Yet Free

by | March 20, 2018

“Black women saved America.” Those words peppered post-election analysis of the hotly conte

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The Risk of Displeasure: How to Write Without Permission

The Risk of Displeasure: How to Write Without Permission

by | March 18, 2018

At the age of 13, the first Chicana Ph.D. I had ever met handed me The House on Mango Street by

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