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Intersectionality 101: A Simple Introduction

If you are a college student, you’ve surely heard this buzzword so many times it’s started to lose its meaning. On social media you may have seen it on a colorful, eye-catching infographic shared around from account to account. Or, if academia and social media aren’t your scene, you may not have heard

2021-04-11T23:03:14+00:00March 31st, 2021|

U.S. History Highlights from 1492-1850

A few years ago, I was in Oaxaca, Mexico. My friend and I visited the iconic church with twin steeples. The plaque said it was built in 1557. How could that be so? The first settlement in America was in Jamestown in 1607… that’s what my history instructors said or implied. Oh well, we in

2021-05-11T03:31:34+00:00March 18th, 2021|

With and For Others: A Community Service Primer

Guest Post by Leilani Reyes

When you’re growing up, two of the most difficult things to secure are community and purpose. Both of those things can be found through volunteering with causes and organizations you care about. Community service can be a great way to test the waters for future career paths, find your

2021-04-11T23:03:38+00:00March 12th, 2021|

Finances 103: Accounting Un-Complicated

The key issue of accounting is to provide a ‘snap-shot’ at a point in time of two items:

  1. How much do you have?
  2. How much are you making?

When I left home for school, I had to become aware of managing my expenses which were quite simple:

For example, let’s say I

2021-03-08T22:45:12+00:00March 8th, 2021|


I was asked to write about AOC, what a nice request.

Having been in the financial world most of my last 50 years, I was amazed to hear AOC talk to a group about incremental income tax rates. Their reason being that I tried to explain to lay people that if the highest tax

2021-03-03T00:23:01+00:00March 3rd, 2021|