Trump’s WeChat Ban Is Xenophobic

After the news broke that President Donald Trump was set on banning TikTok in America, the app’s myriad of devoted followers spoke out against...

NYC Public Schools Are Failing English Language Learners

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City public schools have transitioned to remote learning for the duration of the school year....

Medical Discrimination Lingers in the Pandemic

Rather quickly, it has become apparent that as the number of coronavirus cases increases, there are going to be more lives lost than most...

Stand Against Hindu Fascism

My dad is the odd one out in his family. While the rest of the family are devout, fundamentalist Hindus who support Prime Minister...

Don’t Be Racist About the Health Crisis

News of the novel coronavirus has spread quickly, and as a result, also led to the promotion of racist and xenophobic reactions. Fear of...

Protect Black Girls Before It’s Too Late

Samaya Dillard was a seven-year-old black girl from Sacramento. In December of 2013, Dillard’s second-grade teacher dragged her by her chair outside into the...

Immigrants Don’t Need to Earn Human Decency

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority indicated on Nov. 12 that the body is leaning toward shutting down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

Beto’s Success Amounts to Pretty Privilege

Beto O’Rourke, tumbling in poll numbers and dwindling in fundraising figures, recently dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries. After struggling to channel...

The NYPD’s Subway Occupation Must End

A young black man, Adrian Napier, was sitting alone on the subway at the Franklin Avenue station in Brooklyn on Oct. 25. A gang...

Pursue Your Dreams, Not Your Parents’

Before college, I lived to make my parents happy. I allowed them to draw the outline of my professional future and it was my...

Erasing History Through Appropriated Cuisine

Since April of this year, several New York City publications have called out Greenwich Village restaurant Lucky Lee’s for its blatant ripoff of Chinese...

The Phrase ‘International Student’ Disguises Discrimination Against East Asians

It seems that as much as NYU likes to promote itself as a global institution, the students here can be just as closed-minded as...
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