By Sarah Jackson
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.
The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … Read more
By Brittany Le
It’s something that usually goes under the radar – college students are told by those who haze them not to talk about it. But what’s … Read more
By Ed Diokno
This is the time of year when high school seniors and community college transfers send out their applications for college. I was reminded of my experience as the first in my immediately family to graduate from college (University of California, Berkeley) by this Buzzfeed video by Heather Yang, the mother … Read more
An article in the Atlantic entitled Silicon Valley Suicides inspired NBA star Jeremy Lin to recall his own experience with suicide.
Lin graduated from Palo Alto High School which sits right on the edge of Silicon Valley.
He wrote a long post on his Facebook page and recalls the the tragic loss … Read more
By Patrick Lorenzo
Associate Director of Admissions
Saint Mary’s College
With autumn in full swing and travel season wrapping up for admissions representatives around the country, that means reading season is around the corner. What I look forward to most during file review is getting the opportunity to read personal essays. As I embark … Read more
Enrollment in Korean language courses in college has increased 45 percent in recent years, reports the LA Times.
Unlike the overall decrease in interest for other language courses, learning the Korean language has become more popular, due in part to the rise in popularity of “K-Wave” music and other facets of Korean culture.
“There’s no … Read more
Although only 62% of Cambodian Americans currently graduate from high school, second generation Cambodian Americans are working to increase the rate of Cambodian teens who finish high school and attend college, reports KPCC
About 14% of Cambodian Americans complete a four-year college – although rates are higher (about 25%) among U.S. born Cambodian Americans. This … Read more
I was amazed at how many other parents have congratulated me.
I’ve tried to instill a sense of good sound moral values and social justice in my children. … Read more