July is Disability Pride Month, its important to address the accessibility in the digital world. I want to promote accessibility and inclusion for the advancement of people with disabilities. Accessibility is vital when it comes to eliminating barriers for people with disabilities. It provides adaptability to different environments including online platforms. We can eliminate barriers […]Read more "Accessibility on the Web By Deseree Romero"
Several people have heard of the United States census but are not informed of how it affects them. The census is designed to take the official count of everyone who lives in the United States every ten years and has been occurring since 1790. One of the things that the census does is give your […]Read more "Stay Informed: NYC Census 2020 By Jonelle Taylor"
What’s an accommodation? Why are accommodations important? Under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done during the hiring process. Accommodations are important modifications that enable an individual with a disability to successfully […]Read more "American with Disabilities Act (ADA)- What are Accommodations? By Esther Pena"
Staying inside for months on end may be difficult, especially while the whole world outside your front doors seems like it’s straight out of a movie. Yet after your morning coffee, orange juice, or simply just a cup of water, you have to focus on how you may be able to help yourself. For that, […]Read more "10 Self Care Tips: Quarantine Edition by Denice Ocana"
First-year of college, not exactly what I expected it to be. I knew stepping into college would be very different from high school but I did not know what I was doing at all. Jumping right into college was a little confusing. I did not know where the buildings were located and the classes itself […]Read more "A College Experience BY: Nafi Billah"
Quarantine sucks, I hate it here… in my room that is. It was not always like this (obviously) I used to actually like my room a lot but I got so tired of seeing the same thing over and over for almost two months now. I just wanna get out and play some basketball to […]Read more "Quarantine at Home BY: Nafi Billah"
Let’s be blunt, this is not like how things ended in High School Musical 3, it’s even worse. There’ll be no singing dancing or giant party, in fact, we might not even have graduation at all. Such is the fate of all the seniors such as myself who have to give up all their senior […]Read more "Class of 2020 – The Missing Year BY: Daniel Luna"
During the middle of March, it was announced that classes would be held online. Soon after, distance learning became the norm for the entire country. As someone who learns better in class with no distractions in reach, distance learning has become a challenge. During the past few weeks, there have been many obstacles for not […]Read more "Motivation During COVID-19 BY: Maria Bonilla"
For college students that were supposed to graduate this year– we are upset! College seniors worldwide have worked hard for the last couple of years to get to where they are today. Just to find out that our graduation ceremony has been CANCELLED! College is a big deal for a lot of students. This may […]Read more "College Seniors–Why Are We Upset? By: Monia Begum"
For many people, 2020 had already felt like it started rocky. Many tragedies have occurred and it seems like a constant flood of news that we don’t want to hear. About 2-3 months ago, the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, emerged in China. Many memes were spread throughout social media and no one took this […]Read more "COVID-19 Life Transitions By: Maria Bonilla"