Radical Creativity

March 11, 2019

Gabby Rivera joined us to celebrate her joy, encourage us to find our own within our ancestors and stories, and gave us a glimpse into the inspirations for her writing.

Puppies, Books and the Revolution

March 1, 2019

Gabby Rivera (she/her) is a Bronx-born, queer Latinx writer…and our 2019 Women’s Week keynote! We asked a few personal questions to better understand Rivera’s philosophies and how she exercises them in her own life.

The writing’s on the wall

May 28, 2018

Art can be an incredibly powerful messaging tool when used properly. Ella Mendoza, an undocumented and queer multi-disciplinary artist, uses their art to advocate for social justice.

Ciriac Alvarez Valle

March 6, 2018

Documentation. The metric the United States government uses to determine a person’s rights within the U.S. Here is a story of a U alumna who has had first-hand experience.

Irene Ota

March 6, 2018

Standing against bigotry and discrimination, Irene Ota’s passion and work centers around raising awareness of privilege and oppression. But it was her life experiences that lead her to her passion.

Representation, mental health and “Black Panther.”

February 20, 2018

Black History Month and celebrations of Black life going forward should be mindful of the “intersections of our identities, so that ‘Black’ doesn’t just mean cis-het, Hollywood size, Christian, and able-bodied.”

Lilly Kanishka

January 29, 2018

A director, a student, an activist. Lilly Kanishka’s experiences and passion for social justice has become the driving force for her involvement in student organizations.

Collisions and intersections

November 13, 2017

In higher education, we are beginning to discuss the intersection of social identities. However, we are far from constructively supporting intersectionality.


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