May Ruiz

August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I remember a time when Labor Day was officially the end of summer break. But in recent years the school year has been starting in August. If your children are heading back to class this week, I hope they had the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor…

Behold the Magnificence of Venice
Travel

Behold the Magnificence of Venice

By May S. Ruiz Venice: It’s called ‘City of Bridges,’ ‘City of Canals,’ ‘City of Masks,’ ‘City of Water,’ ‘City of Gondolas,’ and ‘Queen of the Adriatic.’ But however many different ways we want to think of it, there is one thing we can universally agree on – Venice is quite unlike any other city…

July College Search Guide
Education

July College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We in the San Gabriel Valley know it’s the middle of summer when temperatures are soaring in the triple digits, and many of us are looking for ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teenagers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at…

June College Search Guide
Education

June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz June 21st is summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer. Most high schoolers have recently graduated, or are about to graduate. When I was in school the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and campus club events. But…

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