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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...

November 09, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Mikiko Thelwell

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose medicine because it is inherently...

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October 29, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Thia Starkey

Why did you choose your major or program?  After taking time to find my passion I started working...

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October 29, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Christian Lizaso

Why did you choose your major or program?  I intend to major in Molecular and Cell Biology. I am...

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October 27, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Adrian Polk

Why did you choose your major or program?  Growing up in Detroit is to grow up in a beautiful...

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October 25, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Raelynn Requena

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose to double major in Psychology and African...

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October 19, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Ash Swain

Why did you choose your major or program?  I've always had a passion for using art in a myriad of...

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October 19, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Warren Small

Why did you choose your major or program?  My community is mostly accepting of LGBTQ+ people like...

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October 17, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar TJ Olojede

Why did you choose your major or program?  I decided to get an MBA to ease the jump into tech...

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October 16, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Taylor Vassar

Why did you choose your major or program?  All my life math was my best subject, and I narrowed...

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October 07, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Xoë Sazzle

Why did you choose your major or program?  Coming into the awareness and acceptance of my gender...

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October 05, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Charlayne Hurlington

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose my Liberal Arts & Sciences major and program...

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July 02, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Social Distancing is a Privilege

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area I am fortunate and privileged to live in a one-bedroom apartment with my...

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