Why You Should Watch the Cost of Darkness

By Keara Bell Educational Research Intern Have you ever wondered why a lot of dark-skinned people have faced so much injustice, inequality, and overall hatred from hierarchical institutions in our society? “The Cost of Darkness” documentary aims to show what challenges people of a darker skin continually face within our major organizations and institutions that are simply … Continue reading Why You Should Watch the Cost of Darkness

“To the Asian Kid That Can’t Get An ‘A’”

By Simon Santos, UC Davis '20 Documentary Intern Manny Jacinto—living proof that a Filipino can make it. I admire him so much for many reasons, but one of the biggest being his roots. No, it’s not because he was born in the Philippines. No, it’s not because he immigrated to Canada and then to America. … Continue reading “To the Asian Kid That Can’t Get An ‘A’”

Introduction to the Generational Hauntings Series

Nymphs from the Crypt A scraping sound in the dark beckons you closer. A glowing jack-o-lantern is the only light in the room but it casts an evil grin. Impish shadows draw you near, whispering darkness into your ears. Tonight is not a night of lullabies, but a night for lucid legends. The voices get … Continue reading Introduction to the Generational Hauntings Series

Taking Action: Some Efforts We All Can Make

by Mariana Huben In the current political climate, it can be easy to find oneself feeling hopeless and powerless in the face of seemingly insurmountable hatred as it manifests in the rhetoric of our elected leaders and the actions of threatening groups of people.  While it is normal to experience fear in response to such overwhelming events, … Continue reading Taking Action: Some Efforts We All Can Make

More Than a Political “Issue”

Written by Hannah Vahldick Immigration: At its core a simple concept, people leaving their homelands in search of prosperity, safety, stability, and hope. We humans have a long history of our masterful ability to traverse the globe; indeed, even many of our stories and folklore incorporate tales of great explorers, exalting them for their courage … Continue reading More Than a Political “Issue”