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The Concept Of French Identity And Assimilation in France

Society

‘Frenchness’ is an entrenched concept in French society. According to Toupie.org, French identity is defined as ‘the feeling a person has of being part of a nation. This feeling is specific to each person. However, for sociology, it is an internalisation of identity references, resulting from the permanent visibility of the nation’s ‘common points,’ which …

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Being a Vietnamese-American woman entrepreneur: Cassandra’s journey

Business

More and more young millennials find themselves on non-traditional career paths, choosing to pursue entrepreneurship instead. Youtubers and bloggers have led the way and somehow democratized entrepreneurship. When embarking on an entrepreneurial career path, many factors play a role in your entrepeneurial career. On the professional side, skills such as financial management, building relationships, and …

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Diversity in children’s literature and magazines

Arts & Culture

Diversity in children’s literature and publishing is needed. Publishing gathers the activities of “producing and selling a book, magazine or a newspaper”.  Reading is an important part of a child’s personal development and literature including magazines can help it. There is a lot of talk about the benefits of reading for children: improving concentration, enriching vocabulary, …

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Living in the Middle East as a Latina woman

Society

Heather is a-30-year-old Mexican-American and has also Amerindians backgrounds. She is currently studying International Development in Vienna. She also co-hosts a show at Radio Orange, called ZamZaman, where she and her friend introduce artists from all over the world. Heather has a lot of hobbies: reading, Vipassana meditation, feminism, traveling and more. Her travel experiences …

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Mental health matters for POC

Health

Mental health is still not taken seriously as physical health and is even dismissed in some cases. Demystifying and normalizing mental health is necessary, as it has to be done for physical health. What does mental health mean? According to MentalHealth.gov, “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, …

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Feminism, sexual identity and biphobia : Margot’s portrait

Feminism and women's portraits LGBTQ+

Margot is a queer student and feminist activist who tells us more about her experiences relating to her commitment to intersectional feminism, biphobia in the LGBTQ+ community and society, as well as her coming out. Opening up to feminism through literature:Margot’s challenge Margot comes from Grenoble, a city in southeastern France known for its landscapes …

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