Diana Morales

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Graduate, John Hancock College Preparatory High School

Chicago, Illinois

Diana Morales graduated from John Hancock College Preparatory High School on Chicago’s Southwest Side, and plans to attend Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, and transfer to a four-year university to pursue an interior design major because “art can and does change the world.”

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Posted June 11, 2015

Sculpting My Path to College and Beyond

I remember being so excited to enter high school. Graduating from eighth grade was so much fun but at the…

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

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