It took more than a year for my DACA to be processed and approved. Now I fear that I’ll have to quit my job before I even begin my first day.
Thousands of people showed up to Berkeley on Sunday to protest — not all of them peacefully. As the afternoon wore on, violence broke out with police deploying what appeared to be tear gas on some sections of the crowd.
Education has always been important to me. But so is financial responsibility. With the proposed cuts to college financial aid, those two goals are harder to reach.
This was no peaceful, pink-hatted women’s march or rainbow colored anti-Trump dance party. It was scary on a level unlike any protest I had ever been to before.
You don’t kill fascism by doxxing one person, no matter how vile their thoughts are.
Queerness is (and always has been) politicized, and being out and proud is (and always has been) a political act.
Time to sum up this week’s political news AND prove there really is a corgi GIF for everything.
“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with student loan payments.” ― Abigail Adams
I look at my parents, who never went to college, and how they live paycheck to paycheck. It’s not the future I want for myself. But without financial aid, I may not have a choice.