opinion

Mummy’s Duties
Irini Spyrou | 08/08/2022

My approach is that the responsibility of the Feminist is to maintain and advance the fight of those before us –to continue writing, marching, and arguing for our movement.

Earth Day 2022
Zadie Long | 04/29/2022

I have been reading a lot about love and hope this semester. Struck by the bravery of love, the resistance of hope. The power of compassion, the necessity for collective...

Working Girl
Marley Fortin | 03/07/2022

Sometimes when it gets busy, I stop thinking.  I just rattle off the standard greeting to each new table. My mind already has skipped to whether or not I’ve already...

A Price Too High
Maria Kholodova | 02/20/2022

After fifteen-year-old, gold-medal-favourite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned substance in December, this darker side of the Russian coaching team slowly started to surface.

Venezuela 101
Myrna Corvalan-Vasquez | 10/31/2021

Venezuela has been purposefully misunderstood to fit within frameworks. This a position that can be held regarding any country considered outside of traditional Western culture and history.

France Today?
Myrna Corvalan-Vasquez | 09/16/2021

To French people, France isn’t racist because it says it isn’t. The French motto is “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité” so how could a state, which holds these values as its motto,...

It’s Your Problem Too
Maria Kholodova | 09/13/2021

The Russian political crisis concerns everyone. But not according to the authorities. It manifests itself in a clear movement towards an even more authoritarian and controlling government.

Places
Maria Kholodova | 09/05/2021

I was a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid-19. To UC Berkeley, I am ‘unvaccinated’. I am not. During the summer, I received both doses of the...

French Identity – pt.2
Caroline Levin | 08/19/2021

France, the country, increasingly looks different. With a non-white population taking up more visibility than a couple decades back, questions are being raised concerning what French identity means.

Afghan Withdrawal
Elijah Glantz | 08/07/2021

The American War in Afghanistan, American president Joe Biden announced, would conclude on September 11th, 2021 - the twentieth anniversary of the catalyst of the Afghan War, September 11th, 2001.