To The Women Who Gained Weight In College

This is for all the women who are learning to love themselves after gaining weight. I love seeing women show their before and after pictures after losing their unwanted weight. However, I think we also need to see women show their progress in other forms of self love. Over the past three years I've gained … Continue reading To The Women Who Gained Weight In College


12 Inspirational Women of Color at Drake University

Thank you to Sophia Osborne for these amazing and beautiful photos. Women of color were born to lead, inspire, and bless this world with their excellence. Unfortunately, it takes years for us to know their names and their contributions. I'm tired of seeing the efforts of women of color erased over and over again. After … Continue reading 12 Inspirational Women of Color at Drake University

DACAmented: The First Month of Trump’s America

  To those who told me Trump would not actually do what he claimed, I hope you are working to fix the damage you and his supporters have caused. I have never had so many panic attacks in one week like I did during his first week in office. Every other hour, news outlets would … Continue reading DACAmented: The First Month of Trump’s America


Para Mi Amigo Indocumentado

  English Version Eres importante. Eres amada/o. Eres apreciada/o. Tu corazón es más grande y más fuerte que todos los insultos y ofensas que este país te llame. Este mundo pertenece a todas sus criaturas, por lo tanto, emigrar no te hace un criminal, te hace humano. Un residente de tu propio mundo. Nuestro deseo … Continue reading Para Mi Amigo Indocumentado


To My Undocumented Friend

  Version en español You are important. You are loved. You are appreciated. Your heart is bigger and stronger than all of the insults and names this country calls you. This world belongs to all its creatures, therefore, migrating does not make you a criminal, it makes you human. A resident of your own world. Our … Continue reading To My Undocumented Friend


Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic…Depressed

For my 11 million undocumented brothers and sisters who have or continue their battle with depression while undocumented. As she walked towards the car I could tell something was wrong. I asked her how her day was and tears quickly formed around her beautiful brown eyes. "I think I'm depressed," she said. She was ashamed. … Continue reading Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic…Depressed


17 Things Undocumented College Students Need to Know

For my undocumented, DACAmented, and TPS brothers and sisters. Adelante! There are several things I wish someone would've told me when I started my college career three years ago. Today, I am sharing them with you as you take another step closer to your college degree. E M B R A C E  yourself and your … Continue reading 17 Things Undocumented College Students Need to Know