A cell phone with the screen showing 2 Step Verification on fire

An open letter to CalNet 2-Step Verification

No one logged into CalCentral before your villainous introduction and thought, “Hm… this is a little too easy.” No one stayed up tossing and turning worrying about the security of their CalCentral. Why did you, CalNet 2-Step, have to come into our lives?
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UC Berkeley must fight back against Trump’s transgender military ban

NATIONAL ISSUES: At a time when the federal government is promoting transphobia, the campus community must take concrete steps to support transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

This week, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of allowing the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military — a decision that completely dehumanizes trans individuals, depicting them as unfit and a burden to serve. So, when the Trump administration seeks to dehumanize marginalized communities, everyone must resist.
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Chasing dreams as a first-generation Pinay

Cal in Color

These spaces — spaces like UC Berkeley — were never created for people like me. Retention rates of Pilipinx students at UC Berkeley always frustrated me, but at times like these, I was numb to the idea of becoming a part of those statistics.
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