What I Learned From an Inappropriate Interview Question

A year and half ago, I was trying to figure out what I really wanted to do, career-wise.  I was about to start my final year of college, and as a marketing major, I knew the job field would be extremely competitive.  I needed to narrow down my options and focus my application efforts on …

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Here’s Why Rescinding DACA Sucks (including links to help you speak out)

Last Tuesday, Trump decided to end DACA. It's no secret that I am very much not on the Trump train, and this just adds to the reasons why. Trump claims that the reason behind moving to rescind DACA is basically that it's not good enough, and that the US isn't ready for a "comprehensive immigration …

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Would OITNB Be the Same Without the Language?

Orange is the New Black is one of my absolute favorite TV shows.  At first, I liked it because it was entertaining, and I'd never seen anything like it.  I continue to love it because the characters are incredible.  Every one of them has good and bad traits -- I love them sometimes and they annoy …

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Discussion: Political Statements in Jane the Virgin

I posted awhile ago about all the reasons the TV show Jane the Virgin is one of my favorites.  As season 3 comes to a close, every one of those reasons still holds.  Jane the Virgin is definitely in my top five favorite TV shows ever (up there with Parks and Rec and Breaking Bad, in case you're wondering). …

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Spanish: More Than a Language

Since I first mentioned my Spanish capstone project on this blog, it's changed a bit.  Not drastically -- my overall focus is still immigration, and I'm still reading a lot of books.  But even though I'm still fine-tuning my thesis statement, I've already learned something valuable. For background: I'm white.  I grew up in a …

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