Going to an HBCU means letting go of the obligation to be “black forward” for others. For the first time, I’ll get to attend an institution that has a variety of courses and extracurriculars tailored specifically for my educational advancement, as an African American.
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When thinking about college choice, how much does race matter for three black seniors from Oakland, Chicago, and Atlanta?
My journey to understanding who I am was unnecessarily painful because of the lack of inclusive sex education.
Brown University has been my dream school since I was 7 years old. I was over the moon when I was accepted. Until my twin decided to go as well.
Unless something changes, I will be one of the last people to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s in English.
I’m worried that getting admitted to a top school — one of the top achievements of my life thus far — might be diminished by classmates who assume that I didn’t earn my place.
Finding internships as a college student is difficult. Finding an internship as an international college student is even more challenging.
“Once my term in the Marines was over, I had to retrain myself to be a student and civilian again.”
The sit-in began in response to the failed impeachment of student government president Connor Clegg, who allegedly posted racist and sexist images on his personal Instagram account.