The Beauty and Strength in Learning From Others

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on in life that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” Maya Angelou Whenever I received my report card in elementary and middle school, I always got the comment “inquisitive,” which is just a really nice way of saying I asked too many…

Alyssa Medwynter: Black Languages and “Internet Speech”

About Me Hi Everyone! I’m Alyssa, a rising senior majoring in Linguistics and minoring in Neuroscience and Africana Studies. I grew up in East Stroudsburg, PA, a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. On campus, I’m the current president of the Pan-Caribbean Alliance (PCA) as well as a BRIDGES undergraduate peer mentor. I’ve also been on…