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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...

October 10, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Angelito Aya

Why did you choose your major or program?  Because I have a talent for making connections with...

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October 09, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Israel Ramirez Jurado

Why did you choose your major or program?  As a future public health nutrition professional, it is...

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October 08, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Bayron Bonilla

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose Business since it is applicable to a wide range...

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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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March 09, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Community College Scholarship Recipient Angel Walker

Which community college are you currently attending? Skyline College Which program are you pursuing...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Diego Antonio Quintana Licona

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? New York University (NYU);...

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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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