Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. legacy

Commentary by Tere Siqueira Many Americans, unfortunately, see Martin Luther King Jr. Day (observed Jan. 20 this year) as only a day off. King’s inspirational leadership and speeches helped transform local protests into a historically important movement – the Civil Rights Movement – which deserves to be meaningfully recognized. Alas, his dream of equal rights […]

Bank of America: Student Leaders Program open for applications

By Angie Baldelomar Bank of America’s Student Leaders Program is accepting applications for the 2020 cohort. Open to high school juniors and seniors, the program aims to prepare a “diverse pipeline (of) community-minded young students with the leadership training they need to be successful in the workforce,” according to the program’s website. The nationwide program […]

Volcano erupts in the Philippines

By Angie Baldelomar Mass evacuations continued Wednesday (Jan. 15) in the Philippines near the capital of Manila after a volcano spewed ash up to 9 miles into the air Sunday (Jan. 12). The Taal volcano, one of the world’s most dangerous because of its proximity to towns and the country’s second most active, is located […]