Struggling to Define Asian-American Culture in 2019

Some call this the golden age for Asian culture. We’re taking the world by storm, from the box-office hit “Crazy Rich Asians” to the...

India’s Rising #MeToo Movement

Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court was far from the end of the #MeToo movement — just look at the recent push in India to hold sexual assaulters accountable.

Letter to the Editor: You Can’t Separate the State From Its People

Deputy Copy Chief Akshay Prabhushankar’s responds to columnist Jasem Alzaabi’s article on why the UAE should suppress free speech.

South Africa’s Gender-Based Violence Needs Our Attention

This past week, my social media feed has been ablaze with friends and family voicing their outrage about the escalation of gender-based violence back...

Next Steps in US-NKorea Discussions

Since the failure of the second Trump-Kim summit, denuclearization and peace negotiations on the Korean peninsula have come to a standstill. On one hand,...

Travel Can Revitalize Hong Kong

The reports coming out of Hong Kong have been dominated by extreme stories about the protests. In the Chinese supermarket, I catch whispers traveling...

NYU’s Alternative Fact Finding Mission to Israel

The "NYU Fact Finding Mission to Israel and the Palestine Territories" isn't as innocuous as it seems — there's inherently an endorsement of unjust oppression.
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US Politicians Don’t Know How to Deal With Hong Kong

Images of a rally outside the U.S. embassy in Hong Kong peppered local news outlets and social media in September. Protesters clad in black...

Why the Upcoming Indian Elections Could Impact the World

In only a matter of weeks, the world’s largest democracy will choose its new prime minister and majority party in the government. Nine-hundred million...

Why NYU Must Support the Resolution on the Human Rights of Palestinians

Our tuition is funding human rights violations — we must hold NYU accountable and put an end to this practice.

On Adjusting to NYU Life

When I received the acceptance email into the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program, I promised myself that I would make the most out of the...

Separate Russian Culture and Politics

When I told friends and acquaintances that I would be going to Saint Petersburg, Russia for over half of my winter break, I was...