Tech Blog

Cracking the Code for Inclusion: The Ambitious Goal to Use Hackathons to Increase Diversity in Tech

The tech industry has a race problem. There, we’ve gotten to the point rather quickly and it is not a secret. There have been multiple studies, articles, and discussions about race and the technological industry, particularly diversity and representation of minority groups or lack thereof.Read More »

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Pens and Writing

The Right Tools for the (Writing) Trade

There is something powerful about the written word, wouldn’t you agree?

When pen is put to paper – when ebony ink or cerulean blue curves take shape on those measured lines, there is something powerful in that creation. Writing has the ability to manifest your thoughts into reality. It has the ability to take a notion and give it some concrete form. Often writing down your ideas, your scribbles, and seemingly senseless ramblings is the first step to creating something grander than you may have imagined. Read More »

Men's Fashion_Chase Heitman Interview

Menswear Budget-Friendly Tips, Styling Advice, and Diversity in Fashion: An Interview with Styled by Sale Blogger, Chase Heitman

When we think of fashion, women’s fashion sticks out foremost in our minds. Yet, menswear fashion is just as important and has its place in the industry. When it comes to men’s clothing, however, prices can be a bit on the expensive side, so finding ways to be stylish on a budget is just as important for men as it is for women… and maybe even more so.

Offering tips and advice for men looking to up their style game without breaking the bank is Styled by Sale blogger, Chase Heitman. An enthusiastic, 20-year-old, fashion marketing student at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Chase was kind enough to share a few of his tips, his hopes for the fashion industry, discuss diversity in fashion, and trends in men’s fashion with Taken Up Spaces (T.U.S.).Read More »

Black Political Quotes

14 Powerful Quotes from Black Candidates from the 2018 Midterms

It was a heated midterm season, and opinions were extremely polarized. But it is all coming to an end, and the final votes are being tallied. Soon we will know the makeup of our congress for the next 2 years. What’s more, 2018 boasted an increase in black candidates, men and women alike. It also gave us some amazing one-liners from those candidates via debates, speeches, or in interviews.

Here is a quick round-up of powerful quotes, past and present, from black candidates who made headlines this 2018 Midterm season:Read More »