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Hart

By Keith Thayer

Jan 2, 2021

HART is an acronym that is seen as a simple approach to our often complex life style. Read more to find out why HART is "An acronym for all occasions"

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Diversity Workforce and the Technology Sector

By Melissa Martinez

Jan 2, 2021

Melissa wrote an essay on her view on "Diversity in the Technology Sector" as part of her application to the BRDG program in 2018. She has updated her essays in 2021 to reflect her internship experience. Click her to read more.

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Reflection on "My 2020 at BRDG"

By Lorena Macias

Jan 2, 2021

How does BRDG helped past "Ambassadors-in-Training"? Click to read about Lorena's experience at BRDG.

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Meeting the Dean

By Alejandro Rangel and Lorena Macias

Apr 24, 2020

The ambassadors in training were given an usual task. Lorena & Alejandro never thought this task would lead them to meeting the Dean of ECS.

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Climate Change

By Alejandro Rangel

Mar 18, 2020

Is climate change an existential threat to our planet due to its adverse environment effects? Read more to find out.

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Social Media

By Melissa Martinez

Jan 8, 2020

Social media was designed as a place for users to create and share information. Read more to see Melissa's perspective.

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Discovering My Field

By Tina Huynh

Aug 2, 2019

The hardest question a person has to answer is what they wish to devote their entire life towards. Read Tinas story

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Stepping Out of my Comfort Zone

By Melissa Martinez

Jul 14, 2019

If the person I am today were to meet the person I once was four years ago, it would seem like two completely different beings.

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Creating the Website

By Tina Huynh and Melissa Martinez

May 1, 2019

Tina and Melissa collaborated on the company's website but there was many lessons to learn before they could begin. Read more to find out!

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Expectations vs. Reality

By Tina Huynh

Apr 11, 2019

When I started Bridge to Connect, I quickly learned the program was far from what I expected. Read how I started my journey with BRDG.

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Hack UCI

By Tina Huynh

Mar 14, 2019

Coding a project over the span of 36 hours to present to judges. I chose a language I had no experience with and I would do it again. Read more to find out.

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Book List

By Dwight Jaeggi

Mar 11, 2019

There are many life lessons hidden in the world right beneath our noses. Read more about a variety of of books that contain a lot of knowledge.