Category Archives: Diversity

Blog Post 3: Escaping Generational Oppression: Is It Possible?

I am a Somali-American Black Muslim Immigrant who grew up in America post-9/11; so much of the person I am today is a result of those 5 words whether for better or for worse. As I continue to grow up today, I have found ways to navigate my way through life, weaving between these identities …

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A Fear of Disease, or a Disease of Fear?

As you know, we are currently experiencing a global pandemic due to the emergence of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19. (If you haven’t heard, you’re probably living under a rock. In which case, stay under your rock because we’re supposed to be self-isolating) This virus has completely taken over the world on such an epic scale …

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Blog Post #3, Age Discrimination

The pandemic of Coronavirus is spreading fast all over the world. During this time, I hope every one of you can stay safe and we shall work together to get over it. However, a few young teenagers on their spring break clearly doesn’t think the same way where they kept enjoying the extended break they …

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My experience with pandemic COVID-19

I thought this could be the best topic to write about. For this blog I wanted to share my concerns, thoughts and hopes. At least it will be a written source for me when we talk about it in the future. As of today Worldometer shows that there are 335,366 coronavirus cases. 14,611 people have […] Continue reading

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Blog #3 – Coronavirus College Shutdown: Impact on Low Income Students and Community Colleges

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted education globally causing extensive shutdown of colleges and universities. Preventive measures and interventions, such as social distancing and self-quarantine, to reduce the spread of coronavirus have triggered the extensive shutdown of colleges and universities in many countries. According to Wikipedia, shutdown of schools and universities have been announced or effected …

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Are we really out?: The LGBTQ+ Politics (Blog #3)

Preface #1 For those that do not know, one of the many extended abbreviations is LGBTTTQQIAAP2, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Ally, Pansexual, and 2-Spirited. However, since no one wants to say ALL of that it is shortened to LGBTQ+ which covers all the basics. Now, depending on …

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Blog #3 Our Car-Centric Culture

The transportation system in the United States was built centered around how to best move cars throughout the country since their invention in the early 20th century. Americans are obsessed with their cars and want to take them everywhere, even when it is simpler and more sensible to utilize other modes of transportation. I’ll freely …

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