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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...

December 28, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Timothy Keyes

What college/university are you attending? Stanford University School of Medicine Photo Credit:...

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December 28, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Rick Li

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? I just started my senior...

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December 23, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Marija Kamceva

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Stanford School of Medicine...

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December 21, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Alan Cruz

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? University of Nevada Las...

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December 16, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Nia Clark

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Simmons University Photo...

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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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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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March 19, 2020, teampoint

Should I come out in my application?

I was dressed in a navy suit with red corgi socks and a pink bow tie. I had looked at myself in the...

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March 16, 2020, teampoint

Queer Legal Activism in New Haven

On October 7th, the country eagerly awaited oral argument in the Supreme Court case Harris Funeral...

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March 10, 2020, teampoint

I’m Queer and I Know Nothing

Photo: Point Scholar Tayler Hammond receiving her certificate as a Community College Scholarship...

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February 04, 2020, teampoint

Trans stories written by trans kids

Photo by Foluke Oshin/Libraries Taskforce I spent a couple of hours in between classes browsing...

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