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    Forgotten & Underserved: Pacific Islanders Fight for Academic Success

    Jul 31, 2013

    Michael Lozano

    For years Pacific Islanders from Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga and Guam have been misunderstood. Stereotyped as a model minority due to being lumped together with other Asians, Pacific Islanders have been largely left out, for example, of national conversations about educational attainment.
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    Forgotten & Underserved: Pacific Islanders Fight for Academic Success

    Jul 31, 2013

    Michael Lozano

    For years Pacific Islanders from Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga and Guam have been misunderstood. Stereotyped as a model minority due to being lumped together with other Asians, Pacific Islanders have been largely left out, for example, of national conversations about educational attainment.
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    In Central Valley, College Students Spend Summer Vacation in the Fields

    Jul 21, 2013

    Erika Hernandez

    The small town of Arvin is home to many farmworkers, including young college students eager to make some cash during their summer break. It may seem strange to those living outside of the Central Valley, but working in the fields, although physically demanding, can be a gratifying experience.
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    In Central Valley, College Students Spend Summer Vacation in the Fields

    Jul 21, 2013

    Erika Hernandez

    The small town of Arvin is home to many farmworkers, including young college students eager to make some cash during their summer break. It may seem strange to those living outside of the Central Valley, but working in the fields, although physically demanding, can be a gratifying experience.
    Continue to South Kern Sol
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    Youth & Debt: Why It's Important to Talk to Kids About Money (Video)

    Jul 18, 2013

    Nayobi Maldonado-Ochoa

    As the cost of tuition rises and the job market becomes more difficult, young people today have become more indebted than generations past. With school loans and credit card costs, young people in particular often have no idea where to turn for advice on money.
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    Youth & Debt: Why It's Important to Talk to Kids About Money (Video)

    Jul 18, 2013

    Nayobi Maldonado-Ochoa

    As the cost of tuition rises and the job market becomes more difficult, young people today have become more indebted than generations past. With school loans and credit card costs, young people in particular often have no idea where to turn for advice on money.
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    Community Hero: Corey Mason, a Teacher Who Changed My Life

    Jul 08, 2013

    Monet Boyd

    On the outside, Corey Mason is a regular fellow with long thick hair, which he wears pulled back in a ponytail. His “uniform” almost always consists of some sort of inspirational t-shirt, with black pants and comfortable shoes. His braided goatee makes slight movements every time he speaks.
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    Corey Mason

    Community Hero: Corey Mason, a Teacher Who Changed My Life

    Jul 08, 2013

    Monet Boyd

    On the outside, Corey Mason is a regular fellow with long thick hair, which he wears pulled back in a ponytail. His “uniform” almost always consists of some sort of inspirational t-shirt, with black pants and comfortable shoes. His braided goatee makes slight movements every time he speaks.
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