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...

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...

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...

Why I Keep Talking to White People About Racism

And minorities should be able to respond to racism their own way, without any judgment.

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...

Racial Purgatory: Between Black and White

I recently saw a tweet about how if “y’all had papers y’all would be good”  Due to righteous backlash from Latins of all races...

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...

Asian Artists Should Be Free to Tell Their Stories

Asian musical theater artists have compelling stories to tell, and the demographic of theater-goers shouldn’t stop them.

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...

When Your NYU Community Doesn’t Respect You

NYU is the first community I have truly chosen to be a part of. I love this community, and the people in it. I...

Don’t Be a TERF

Rest in power to Vicki Lee Jones, Maurice Stallard, Irving Younger, Melvin Wax, Rose Mallinger, Sylvan Simon, Bernice Simon, Jerry Rabinowitz, Joyce Fienberg, Richard...

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...
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