American Wealth: Education

By: Gabriela Yareliz I remember walking down the halls at school, that particular smell of school filling the air. The walls that are half concrete brick, covered in that glossy white paint. The lockers. Learning about sewing machines in Home Economics and eating lunch on the bleachers outside. The ever-changing bulletin boards. The noisy cafeteriaContinue reading “American Wealth: Education”

American Wealth

By: Gabriela Yareliz “I arrived with $20 I borrowed. I was clutching it in my hand. I didn’t even put it in my pocket because I didn’t want anyone to steal it,” he told me. I leaned against the elevator door frame while listening to his story about how he arrived to the United StatesContinue reading “American Wealth”

The American Dream: Hispanic Heritage Month

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was talking with some friends about the reality of what people face in this country. I think that as law students, we often sound jaded and bitter. Actually, we are jaded and bitter, sometimes.┬áIt’s no secret that we deal with life’s tragedies, racism and injustices every single day. Some of usContinue reading “The American Dream: Hispanic Heritage Month”