SocRogueScholars’ 2nd Anniversary: A Time to Reflect and Move Forward

This week, we are celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the SocRogueScholars website. It has been an amazing journey so far as we have expanded our efforts toward activating public awareness regarding today's most important issues. With a wonderful, ever-growing community  of brilliant contributors and readership, we have continued to write for the cause of social … Continue reading SocRogueScholars’ 2nd Anniversary: A Time to Reflect and Move Forward

English Only in a Nation of Languages

by Matthew Chase Language allows us to communicate with each other, to cultivate a mutual understanding. Yet it has also been used in public discourse as a divisive tool among people. The English-only movement in the United States is a perfect example of how we have confronted the issue of language discrimination. The English-only movement … Continue reading English Only in a Nation of Languages

Redefining Parent Involvement

By Rosa Conrad Parent involvement is traditionally defined as parents who volunteer at school, attend school functions, and communicate with teachers regarding their children’s academics. It also includes parents who are on the Parent Teacher Organizations (PTO) Board Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Board, and attend similar meetings at school. Parents who are seen at school are … Continue reading Redefining Parent Involvement

Chicano Park: Built on Strength and Unity

By Rosa Conrad Chicano Park is located in Barrio Logan underneath the Coronado Bridge where you can find yourself immersed in art depicting Mexican and Chicano history and culture. Each mural is unique and tells its own story. But the park has its own story as well, as the Chicano Steering Committee’s website explains the … Continue reading Chicano Park: Built on Strength and Unity

Activism: Just a Click Away

by Matthew Chase The new year has only just started, and we've already come to see two new social justice campaigns on the Internet: #OscarsSoWhite and #WomenNotObjects. To give a brief background on both of these online social movements, and as their names suggest, #OscarsSoWhite and #WomenNotObjects emerged in response to racial and gender inequalities … Continue reading Activism: Just a Click Away