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...

Statistics Aren’t Everything, NYU

Two months ago, I stepped into Radio City Music Hall along with thousands of other first-years for the Presidential Welcome. As we all shuffled...

NYU’s Lack of Consideration for Black Students

I’m grateful that I have the opportunity to attend a school as prestigious as NYU. I’ve received a lot of praise from friends back...

DNA Collection Program Demonizes Migrants

Soon, U.S. immigration officials will be allowed to start collecting DNA samples of detained migrants. Supporters of this argue that the program is necessary...

Latino Journalism Deserves Better

I grew up watching the news in Spanish. I would walk home to my abuelita’s after school every day, where Univision would constantly be...

Not All Activism Is Created Equal

Greta Thunberg is a climate activist. You’ve probably heard of her because of the recent climate strikes or seen the subsequent social media posts...

SNL’s (Mis)Representation of Asian Americans

When Saturday Night Live announced its new cast members, I, along with many other Asian Americans, were proud to see Bowen Yang joining the...

The Frustration of Racism On Board

Just two days ago, I began the exhausting 25-hour journey from home in Mumbai to New York City as my summer came to an...
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