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Why the Semicolon

Written by: Jackie James Have you ever noticed someone with a semicolon tattoo, necklace, or ring and thought, “Who loves punctuation that much?” While the semicolon is an important tool in writing, it has a deeper meaning for some, and has become a symbol for mental health awareness and suicide ...

Latinitas, Empowering Girls!

By Jackie James --- Sometimes, you just need to find a place where you belong. You want a place where you feel supported, empowered, and respected for who you are. For Latina girls ages 9-18, finding a sense of purpose, a sense of community, is as close as a click ...

STEM: What is it and How Can It Benefit Me?

By Jackie James --- Want to be on the cutting edge of cancer research? Maybe you enjoy writing programs for computer games or long to create city infrastructure, like highways, buildings and bridges. Maybe numbers are your favorite, and you enjoy solving problems. If any of this sounds like you, ...

Keeping Yourself Safe in Public

By Jackie James --- You’ve just spent a fun evening hanging out with your friends, when you decide to head home. As you walk along the street, you become painfully aware you’re not alone, and fear that someone is following you. What do you do? Most of us believe we’ll ...