Concerned about the mental health of journalists covering the exhausting year of 2020, Executive Director of OnlineSOS commissioned me for this piece based on my experience with resilience practices.
I wrote this piece for my publication, The Rights Stuff, based off of an essay that I wrote for my Native American Legal Studies course. It details the history of indigenous sovereignty in the U.S. and why I believe indigenous sovereignty is important for indigenous human rights.
This is the first article I wrote for the Berkeley Political Review. It is part of a continuing series about the U.S. territories. To see more of my writings for Berkeley Political Review please visit this link.
I wrote this essay for my Development Studies 100 final. Within it I discuss the massacre of indigenous people during the Guatemalan Civil War and its ties to the development of the Guatemalan political economy.
"Violence in Venezuela: A Revolution Gone Wrong" is about the current economic crisis in Venezuela: the way it came to be and the reasons why it continues to persist. I wrote it for my Peace and Conflict Studies class during my freshman year.
This is an essay that I wrote for my Environmental Science and Policy Management course. It does not tell the story of the Flint Water Crisis but, rather, the historical reasons why this crisis has been so tragic. Within it I also criticize government forces for not preventing one of the many tragedies in Flint's long history.
This essay is written in Spanish. "La casita de sololoi" is a short story by Elena Poniatowska about a housewife's fever dream of another life. My essay explores Poniatowska's criticisms of female stereotypes and expectations.