"Your hair is pretty for a black girl." "You talk like a white person." The list goes on.
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Going to college was always an expectation for me — which isn’t uncommon for those with parents who attended college. However, for minority students like me, college may seem out of reach.
Right before Thanksgiving break, I received an email through ASU’s resident job-search portal, Handshake. A well-known company had reached out and asked me to apply to their summer internship. I had no real interest in the job or the company, as it didn’t relate to my career goals.
Most millennials might be comfortable talking about sex, money or jobs, but when it comes to topics of race, 80 percent of them would rather not approach the subject, according to a study conducted by MTV and David Binder Research in 2014.
Growhouse. Lawn Gnome. Jobot.
Between catching a cold from living on campus to spraining an ankle during intramural sports, injuries and illness are bound to happen during a student's college career.
A few short years ago, downtown Phoenix's then-sleepy Historic Garfield neighborhood was full of foreclosed houses, a far cry from the bustling Roosevelt Row a few blocks away.
Nowadays, people want the products to come to them. The success of business like Postmates and UberEats have shown that there is money to be made in bringing whatever a customer needs to their doorstep.
As of the fall 2017 semester, black students made up about four percent of the student body at ASU. According to its website, the Black African Coalition seeks to unite "Black and African students on all four campuses."