You Must Not Quit

With the recent suicide of Chester Bennington, mental health once again shows us how dominating and fatal it can be. I am always saddened when I hear such news, but this one hit home. Not because I personally knew him, but because growing up Linkin […]

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Be the Storm. Be Empowerment.

Yours truly, fourth from the left.  In mid May I received an email from my sorority’s listserv that would serve as a catalyst for so many things to come. My lovely sister, Stephanie Pozuelos, from Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated (brief pause while I […]

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May Day and Lessons Learned

Yesterday I participated in the Immigration March in Washington D.C. alongside my friends and thousands of others who were there to make their voices heard. To describe in detail the emotions I felt is nearly impossible. My heart exploded with joy, fight, and ganas (determination). […]

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Don’t You Quit

I turned in the last assignment for the semester this past Sunday. I did it. Lord baby Jesus I did it (insert crying emoji). I survived my first semester of my Doctoral program. To say it was challenging is the understatement of the year. Funny […]

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When You Just Don’t Give a Sh*t

Hey all! Spring is finally here and (hopefully) are gone the days of cold and being stuck indoors. I live for sun and warm weather. Not one with nature…..unless you consider drinking adult beverages on a beach nature…then yes…call me nature girl. There’s something about […]

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