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Realizing My Potential Through the Higher Education Opportunity Program

Realizing My Potential Through the Higher Education Opportunity Program

by | June 27, 2018

When done correctly, opportunity programs foster a sense of community on campus where students

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‘Tafu’ for Snafu and iPhones at Graduation

‘Tafu’ for Snafu and iPhones at Graduation

by | June 24, 2018

Yes, it’s complicated. Which is why no government should attempt to carry out an ad hoc zero

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As American as Apple Pie

As American as Apple Pie

by | June 21, 2018

America isn’t divided by pundits and peddlers. It isn’t divided by vacuous political labels

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Asian Americans: Right to Be Angry at Harvard, Not African-Americans

Asian Americans: Right to Be Angry at Harvard, Not African-Americans

by | June 20, 2018

People of all backgrounds become so angry about affirmative action that it is difficult to disc

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Increase in American Suicides Has Historical Roots

Increase in American Suicides Has Historical Roots

by | June 15, 2018

Recent research indicates that the recent rise in suicides across the nation can be attributed

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The Guilt of Not Responding to Microaggressions

The Guilt of Not Responding to Microaggressions

by | June 14, 2018

Having navigated institutions where I was one of very few Latinos, I have become hyper-aware of

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My Father to Me, Is the Father He Never Had

My Father to Me, Is the Father He Never Had

by | June 13, 2018

I have had the privilege of having my father in my life. Like my best friend, my father’s fat

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The Dilemma of Diversity

The Dilemma of Diversity

by | June 12, 2018

Opponents of racial diversity often style themselves as proponents of intellectual diversity. T

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The Fragile State of Student Mental Health

The Fragile State of Student Mental Health

by | June 11, 2018

I’m still processing the coincidence of the noteworthy suicides of two rich and famous people

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For Colored Folks Who Have Considered Suicide

For Colored Folks Who Have Considered Suicide

by | June 9, 2018

The high-profile deaths of celebrities Avicii, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have forced impo

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#ReclaimingMyTime

#ReclaimingMyTime

by | June 4, 2018

As I learn how to say “no” every day, it does not go without care. I need to put my best fo

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More than Just a Brotherhood

More than Just a Brotherhood

by | May 31, 2018

As a first-generation college student, I had a very stereotypical view of fraternity and sorori

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Education’s Challenge: Culture of Criticism or Compassion?

Education’s Challenge: Culture of Criticism or Compassion?

by | May 30, 2018

When I read recently in Stanford Magazine that the Stanford Graduate School of Business had a c

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The Consequences of the Roseanne Fiasco

The Consequences of the Roseanne Fiasco

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Roseanne Barr engaged in the most racially primitive language possible. Comparing Black people

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A Memorial for the War in America

A Memorial for the War in America

by | May 25, 2018

When I think of graduation time, I don’t think about my own. Nor do I think of my kids. I thi

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