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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

January 08, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Tyler McDougald

What college/university are you attending? Clemson University Photo Credit: Clemson University...

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December 09, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Jessica Chiriboga

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? I am attending Dartmouth...

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November 23, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Josh Aiken

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Yale University; I wanted to...

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February 26, 2019, teampoint

Celebrating Black History in Fashion

Hey everybody! First off, Happy Black History Month! My name is Vanessa (she/her), Point’s resident...

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March 10, 2017, teampoint

Hidden Figures, the Right to Public Space, and Histories of Resistance

  There are many reasons why I love the movie “Hidden Figures,” a film about the brave and...

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March 02, 2017, teampoint

DSCH and Politicized Symphonies As They Exist Today

  It has been said that “all art is political.” In the history of Western classical music, this has...

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November 08, 2016, teampoint

America Together: Moving Forward After Election Day

  As a Political Science major and a political nerd, it has been exciting to witness and take part...

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October 05, 2016, teampoint

University of Arizona Trans*Studies Conference

  At the beginning of September, the University of Arizona hosted the inaugural Trans*Studies...

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August 04, 2016, teampoint

National Leadership Conference (NLC) 2016

Having grown up in a low-income household, I never had the opportunity to travel very far. In fact,...

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July 14, 2016, teampoint

Point Scholar Valentin Sierra & Mentor Ed Callahan share their thoughts on the Mentoring Program

With our National Leadership Conference only one week away, we decided to share a throwback post...

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March 24, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Nicole Robert Collaboratively Queers the Museum of History and Industry with the opening of the "Revealing Queer" History Exhibit

Opening panel of the Revealing Queer exhibit. Photo by Nicole Robert. A little over two years ago,...

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September 04, 2012, teampoint

'Queering History' with Maggie Keenan-Bolger

Thanks to The Palette Fund for underwriting Point Foundation's Summer Internship Program, I...

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