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Think constructively about cultural appropriation

Micaela Hoffman February 6, 2018

Last week, we had some truly flaming opinion write-ins regarding cultural appropriation — when a dominant cultural group takes the cultural expressions of a minority group and uses it to look exotic....

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Insensitive and intolerable

Micaela Hoffman January 14, 2018

January 12 is not a typical day for Haitians. At least not since 2010. Eight years later, and they are still recovering from the devastating earthquake that took place on January 12. The morning this...

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Entrepreneurship worldwide

Micaela Hoffman November 30, 2017

Haiti and the Dominican Republic share space on the island of Hispaniola, which is positioned on a geological nightmare. I’m sure you remember when Haiti was hit by a massive magnitude 7 earthquake in...

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Building for the world versus building for locals

Micaela Hoffman November 15, 2017

In San Antonio we have an awesome festival every fall called Luminaria that just finished up this past weekend. It is a night dedicated to the arts, and it's completely free, and in the usual San Antonio...

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