This is my story about growing up Chicana, There was a time when I was ashamed of my last name Sanchez. Growing up in Bakersfield, or more specifically Oildale, gave me a lot of grief for being of Mexican decent. I remember the first comments being made in middle school. My friends, who were white … Continue Reading

Today ‘likes’ and attention given online are sought out as validation and a form of success. Many people have the goal to become ‘instafamous’. Society looks up to these members of the online community as those who have attained fame, fortune, and the perfect life along with the perfect face and body. Influencers, fashion bloggers, … Continue Reading