The Truth Behind the Model Minority Myth

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
– Nelson Mandela

Rising From The Bottom: The American Dream

Angry, devastated, but resilient, he chose not to resign and continue as Delaware’s US Senator – the former Vice President and now President of the United States of America, Joe Biden. In times of struggle, you have two options – either burn to ashes, or endure – and under that same tremendous pressure and heat, be forged into a diamond.

Achieving a Minority Immigrant’s American Dream

She is a pioneer. A shaper of history. She is always the first. The first black woman elected district attorney in California. The first female attorney general for California. The first Indian American senator. Above all, she is the first black and Asian American woman to be elected as Vice President of the United States of America.

Coming to America Was a Dream

Some companies refuse to hire international students because of misconceptions about how difficult it is to go through the hiring process. It’s hard to navigate internship sites and find jobs accepting international students. Still, Johnny believes in the American dream.

A preacher’s son trying to find success in America

Given Tanri has lived in the US for 10 years. He came here with his father, who entered the country to attend Wheaton College in Chicago. When his family went back to Indonesia, Tanri stayed, and he’s been chasing the American dream ever since.

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Count in 2021

Have you ever wondered what makes new year’s so motivating? According to the fresh start effect, temporal landmarks often act as an external motivator for people to take action towards their goals. Here are some tips you can try to make it count in 2021.

Stress Management & Self-care

A recent study by psychologist, Robert Epstein, found that despite the array of stress-management tips, the most effective way to handle stress is learning how to avoid potential stressors before they start to happen. Let’s explore some ways to tackle stress before it starts!

Network Wisely During COVID

If networking still gives you anxiety, try looking at it as a way to see how you can help others, rather than going in with the goal to secure employment. Being able to reach out, be friends with the people you are networking with, and actively continuing the relationship will attract opportunities you wouldn’t be able to see coming.

3 Ways You Can Tackle The New School Year

With the school year coming around the corner, many of us will likely be taking a mix
of online and in-person lectures to accommodate the concerns and guidelines around
COVID-19. If you had trouble staying focused during the last quarter/semester, here are
three tips you may try for navigating school work at home.