Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Most people don’t know I’m Mexican until I tell them. I look white and have a white last name. I am fiercely proud of my heritage, but can’t fully immerse myself due to a language barrier. I have unique experiences with Mexico that I hold near and dear: food, places and family. And I have family members directly affected by dangerous policies from the Trump administration. How can I use my privilege to help?

Teaching made me realize adulthood is a myth. I want to show my students it’s okay to be human.

We’re all just humans, figuring it out one day at a time

I got breakthrough covid. It made me appreciate the vaccine more than ever.

Despite the odds, I feel very lucky

I don’t want kids. Here’s how I made peace with my decision.

I can’t have it all in life, and I’m okay with that