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Black History Month: How and Why We Celebrate it Today

Flipping the calendar to February gives everyone plenty of reason to celebrate.  From the anticipation of Valentine’s Day chocolate to the promised three day weekend for Presidents’ Day, it seems as though there is cause to celebrate something everyday. And there is.  Black History Month is observed in February, with 28 days dedicated to appreciating… Continue reading Black History Month: How and Why We Celebrate it Today

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#BoycottStarbucks Starts a Conversation

The line at Starbucks is long, but it doesn’t matter to Diana Serrano, Cal Poly political science freshman.  While waiting in line, Serrano talks about her mother, who immigrated here from Leon, Guanajuato Mexico in 1992. “Everything I do is because of her,” she says. “She made sacrifices for us to be here.” So when… Continue reading #BoycottStarbucks Starts a Conversation