As of Fall 2018, the student demographic on campus is 63% Hispanic, 13% White, 7% Non-resident foreign students, 5% African American, 5% Asian, 4% Unknown, 2% are two or more races, and 1% Native American/Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander according to CSUSB'S statistical data. With this kind of diversity in an institution, students and faculty are pushing toward a decolonized education for curriculums that reflect their background, experiences, and struggles. The need to decolonize education inspires many students to pursue research beyond what is taught to them, and to search for buried archives that represent their roots that haven’t been read. Vanessa Ovalle … [Read more...] about Push for decolonization of education
Student loan debt is the second highest consumer debt category in the U.S. and many college students are inexperienced at managing money, therefore carrying student debt can have a profound impact in your life (Friedman, 2019). In addition, making smart financial decisions is difficult with the pressures of increasing tuition fees every year and the lack of financial literacy. Many college students are first-generation and signing up for loans with little to zero financial education. Some students work so much to try to keep up with tuition payments and end up having to take out credit cards and loans to pay their daily expenses. Students work so hard in class and outside to receive … [Read more...] about What to know about student loans
The happiest place on earth is becoming the most expensive place on earth. As a Disney fanatic and annual pass holder I have visited three Disney resorts in the last three years: Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Disney Paris. I have a few tips and tricks on how to make it happen and get around to seeing the most during your stay. How to afford it: It’s not a surprise that Disney resorts are raising their prices every year due to new attractions, crowd increase, and resort expansions. To visit three parks in three years needed extensive research and budgeting. The first step is deciding when you’re going and how long is your stay. I recommend planning your trip at least … [Read more...] about Disney Tourist Guide
Avengers End Game puts to dust movie records breaking near 1.4 billion. Avengers is the on-going conversation everywhere, no one can get enough about End Game. It immediately exceeded ticket sales in the first presale hour and week, they were sold out like GOLDEN TICKETS. Fandango says Avenger’s Endgame sold 5 times as many tickets as Infinity War. It has surpassed records: Universal’s Fate of the Furious, Walt Disney's Incredibles 2, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s Frozen, Universal’s Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom, Disney’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Warner Bros Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, and Disney’s Black Panther (Forbes, 2019). Social Media is BUZZING with Endgame … [Read more...] about Is it really the END of Avengers: End Game?
I have noticed some automatically assume vegan food is a plate of vegetables and are afraid to try it. When in reality you might have a meal at a restaurant and not realize it's entirely plant-based. It's that good. "What do you eat if you're vegan?" Most asked question ever. I have made looking for the best vegan brunch locations my newest hobby. This is a guide to some trendy locations around Los Angeles. I am starting off the list with CATCH, Los Angeles. Catch is a rooftop bar/restaurant. Stated in their website, "CATCH LA keeps it fresh, incorporating local and sustainable ingredients wherever possible as it cultivates a menu mix of Catch classics like the Catch Roll, … [Read more...] about Guide to Vegan-brunch
Spooky season has come to an end and Tis' the season for the holidays. If you're a Grinch like me, hot cocoa an gingerbread cookies just aren't your cup of tea. I always went through a post-Halloween depression because it is my favorite holiday. I finally found a way to get my holiday spirit up. Simply have Halloween for Christmas! I was inspired by The Nightmare Before Christmas, my favorite classic Halloween/Christmas film. Jack Skellington, The Pumpkin King, discovers Christmas and takes his own twist that influenced me. On top of having a unique and creative holiday season, you also save money using your Halloween decor for Christmas! Here are the three essentials: … [Read more...] about Halloween for Christmas?