In Defense of a Sheltered Upbringing

“Privileged” isn’t necessarily the first word that would come to mind if you saw me — I am female, culturally Muslim, an ethnic and...

NYU’s Preferred Name System Helps Trans Students at School, but Could Hurt Them at...

I’m Alex. That’s my name. Or at least that’s what the NYU system knows as my “preferred name,” which, for a transgender student, is the...

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

It was yet another morning in Seoul, South Korea. After getting dressed, I rushed out into the daylight, and then into the hustle and...

Snow Bunnies Aren’t a Type and Neither Am I

A while back I was casually involved with a guy. He was also black. As we watched a show in his dorm room one...

Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

Brazil National Museum, once home to some of the oldest artifacts ever found in the Americas, tragically burned to the ground last week. It...

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

I walked into class, excited. A new semester meant new friends. I presented a subtle smile, one to show others that I’m friendly but...

A Response to Your Letter in Support of Minority Students at NYU Stern

To the NYU Student Senators Council, Thank you for your letter from April 20. At the outset, we would like to take the opportunity to unequivocally...

Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

Dear readers, Today, we’re having a conversation about journalism — a craft, a career path, an industry that is currently hemorrhaging before our eyes and at...

Kendrick Lamar Is a Black Artist, Not a Wack Artist

Kendrick Lamar’s unprecedented Pulitzer Prize win for his fourth studio album “DAMN.” marks another rung on the ladder of hip-hop’s ascent. With artists like...

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

As I scrolled through my social media feeds, looking for well-executed examples of the gay agenda, I was surprised to find the same face...

HIV Status Part of Entitled Privacy

Internet users worldwide have been through the wringer with a series of questionable wrongdoings surfacing: Mark Zuckerberg was put on the spot and questioned...

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

Racial insensitivity in the Tisch Drama Program has come to light, as nine black students bravely came forward to share their stories of facing...
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