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The Identity Crisis Gets Real: Redefining My Latina Image

Vanessa Alamo | Posted 04.12.2017 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Alamo

For weeks, I blamed her for not being "Colombian enough," as if I had the credibility to determine who was or was not "enough" of their nationality. She didn't fit into the little box of Colombian stereotypes I created and it was driving me insane.

7 Fun Things To Look Forward To In College

| Posted 07.09.2013 | Teen

By Mary Reischmann As you pack your bags and say goodbye to all your high school friends, you may start feeling a little apprehensive. You’re get...

There's No Place Like Home Once I've Moved Away

Nicolas Schmidt | Posted 05.01.2012 | College
Nicolas Schmidt

I don't recognize myself in the landscape of Princeton. Although it is often incredibly beautiful, I feel removed from its beauty, as if I were looking at a postcard.

HBCUs Shouldn't Be a Last Resort

James D. Jackson | Posted 10.01.2011 | College
James D. Jackson

Just about 5 years ago, I would not have imagined that I'd be in school at an HBCU. Eventually, I discovered one of the perks of going to an HBCU. There are people there that want to help you, that is, if you want to be helped.