What Every Non-Muslim Should Know About Islam

Most people would probably be embarrassed to admit that they don't know much about faiths other than their own, which is OK because most people didn't major in Theology and most people aren't religious scholars. However, with the current political climate and with hate crimes on the rise, ignorance about faiths, beliefs, and cultures different … Continue reading What Every Non-Muslim Should Know About Islam

Are Spaniards Hispanic?

I've come to realize that there are a few misconceptions surrounding the geography and lexicon used to describe the people who descend from/live in Spanish-speaking countries. These are a few misconceptions I've heard people have over the years. Being from a Spanish-speaking country does not make a person "Spanish." Spanish is a language and a nationality, so if you … Continue reading Are Spaniards Hispanic?

A Murphy’s Law Anecdote From My Trip to New York City

I just returned from a Memorial Day weekend trip to New York, which, like Miami, is vastly different from the New York I met six years ago (due to, in large part, gentrification). I'd planned the trip to New York with my friends, Grace and Brigitte, to celebrate our friend Claudia's recent 24th birthday. In planning our … Continue reading A Murphy’s Law Anecdote From My Trip to New York City

Post Grad Survival Guide — Change Your Resume and Land An Interview

Time for some practical career advice. This past Sunday, my friend and I went to a bustling Barnes & Noble (it was so PACKED) to plan our upcoming trip to New York. This hang quickly turned into a free resume writing lesson. She had so many things wrong with her resume that we stopped our trip planning to … Continue reading Post Grad Survival Guide — Change Your Resume and Land An Interview

Trump’s Playground – March 20-April 20

Executive Orders: Revocation of Federal Contracting Executive Orders X This order rescinds the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order that requires companies that seek to work with the federal government to demonstrate that they comply with federal laws and executive orders. Source Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth X This order rescinds many strides made by the Obama … Continue reading Trump’s Playground – March 20-April 20