Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

New Beginnings

In unprecedented times, HECUA continues to adapt and thrive. Coming in as a new student to HECUA’s Inequality in America Program, I had no expectations, especially during these times. However our first encounter set the tone for what to expect. For the first time ever, HECUA combined three of its programs, Inequality in America, Making Media Making Change and Environmental Justice, at an in person meeting at the Bdote of Fort Snelling. This encounter laid the ground for what to expect this semester.   Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study Abroad

Freedom and Transformation

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Zoe Quinn (she/her/hers) is HECUA’s student blogger for Art for Social Change Spring 2021. She is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in art. Read on for her next post! Two words that keep […] Read More »

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Making Media Making Change Student Blogger Study USA

Time Flies

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Carter Starkey (he/him/his) is HECUA’s student blogger for Making Media, Making Change Spring 2021. He is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in communications. Read on for his next post! A person with short […] Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Season of Growth

Six weeks into our HECUA Environmental Justice program, and I already feel richer for the connections that Dr. Michelle Garvey, our program director, has helped us to create within the movement. Nearly every day in class, we get the opportunity to meet with an expert in an environmental justice field, as well as to learn from the writings of many more. Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Fresh Air

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Rachel de Sobrino (she/her/hers) is HECUA’s student blogger for Environmental Sustainability Spring 2021. She is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in geography. Read on for her first post! After a semester of […] Read More »

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Art for Social Change Student Blogger Study USA

Hacking the system: growing roots and cultivating connectivity

Art in social justice spaces can change perspectives and guide interactions with the space. Entering the Water Protector camp, I was immediately drawn to the large, colorful banners and installations. Signs read “Check your ego here” and “Honor the treaty,” and fabric strips were woven through tree branches. There is a power and energy in being surrounded by things that people have made. Read More »

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Making Media Making Change Student Blogger Study USA

Beginnings

In my experience so far, Making Media, Making Change has been exactly what I need. Now I have a place to practice using the tools of media literacy, and even better, I have a place where I can connect with others doing the same thing… Read More »

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Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

On Remembering to Look Down and Back Up Again

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Maya Ulrich (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Inequality in America Fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in Art and Psychology. Read on for her final post! In high school […] Read More »

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Environmental Sustainability Student Blogger Study USA

Environmental Justice, Embodied

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Sara de Sobrino (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Environmental Sustainability fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, minoring in Sustainability Studies. Read on for […] Read More »

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Inequality in America Student Blogger Study USA

Love Letter To Us

Each term, one participant from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Maya Ulrich (she/her) is HECUA’s student blogger for Inequality in America Fall 2020. She is student at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, majoring in Art and Psychology. Read on for her next post! Dear Inequality […] Read More »

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