Check out this piece I wrote for Viewpoint Magazine. Available here.
I’ve gotten a few inquiries from friends asking me how I prepared for the GRE, or Graduate Records Examinations, the exam most people will have to take to apply for grad school. Not all schools need you to take the GRE, though, so do some research on the programs you’re interested in before you end up wasting… Read More The Poor Kid’s Guide to Surviving the GRE
When I was a kid I wanted to be called Justice Instead of Wetback
The DMS defines the profile of a sociopath thus: Glibness and Superficial Charm; 2) Manipulative and Conning: They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate… Read More Sociopathy in Our Ranks: Or, When to Support a Comrade and When You Must Cut Them Out
Original post here. September 25, 2016 15 NOTORIOUS LATINO BOOKS TO READ DURING BANNED BOOK WEEK For centuries books have been “challenged.” In some cases the books were stored away out of sight, out of mind; in worse cases, they were burned and lost forever. Even today, books are “banned” for all sorts of… Read More LatinaBookClub.com’s 15 Notorious Latino Books to Read During Banned Book Week
It’s dark. Deep baritone voices. Sounds coming from deep within the cavity. Is that a familiar voice, a sister’s voice? Hard to tell. A lesson in patience. It smells of sweet earthy scents–sage and copal. Perhaps. I am cautious. Check the ego. NEVER WEAR POLYESTER TO THIS AGAIN. NEVER WEAR POLYESTER TO THIS AGAIN.… Read More Every Single Thought I Had During My First Sweat