opinion

Populism Polarized
Caroline Levin | 04/07/2020

With the recent populist political support in Europe, one readily associates populism as synonymous with the far-right. However, not being an ideology, it can't be linked to one side or...

Take 2: COVID-19
Jasmine Ashley Dy | 03/28/2020

Fact and Fiction, Caution and Fear. In times of uncertainty, the lines continue to blur each and every day; in the context of this novel coronavirus, they blur with each...

COVID-19 in Mexico
Maria Lee | 03/25/2020

March 16th, as Mexico faced 82 confirmed and 171 suspected coronavirus cases, the country’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), walked into his routine morning press conference...

Biden, Sanders
Caroline Levin | 03/02/2020

As 2020 elections draw near, Trump’s Presidency has held symbolic weight in rejecting the values we as a nation seemingly stand by. His administration features rollbacks not policy...

Volunteering at -22°c
Carl Philip Dybwad | 02/11/2020

Others probably see me as a rather peculiar person. I never really cared, which always has been the basis of my actions from my work with campaigns or in the...

Greta Thunberg Hero
Lydia Tadross Marks | 01/26/2020

“How dare you?” Greta Thunberg accused global leaders last fall at the United Nations. These three, emphatically-stated words shocked the world as they further solidified her role as a Generation...

Shattering The Glass
Ava Kalinauskas | 01/20/2020

The American dream is for everyone: people of all races and religions, men, women, immigrants, LGBT people, and people with disabilities... We have still not shattered that glass ceiling, but…

New York Schools
Runnie Exuma | 01/15/2020

Specialized high schools are emblematic of the city’s serious need for integration, as the rate of black and brown students present in these “elite” spaces declines dramatically each year...

March of A Minority
Michelle Brucker | 01/07/2020

“Dia is my name”, she giggled, “it means eyes in Kurdish”. If you have tried keeping up with international headlines at any point within the last five years, you may...

Australian Racism
Ava Kalinauskas | 12/28/2019

Conversations about origin raised more questions than answers for me. Clearly, white Australia’s black history cannot be ignored, as I have carried with me feelings of national guilt and shame...