Diversity

Not a Broken Language

How do Chinese people name their kids? Oh it’s very easy, they just throw a spoon down the stairs, and ching chang ting ling bing ding ming. There you have it, what a wonderful...

To Punch or Not to Punch

On Jan. 21, alt-right leader Richard Spencer was punched in the face during an interview. Richard Spencer has been an extremely divisive figure recently, his claim to fame being his Nov. 19 National Policy...

Desperate Times Call for Action

Dec.13, 2016.  Bashar al-Assad’s government, backed by Russia, pillages the city of Aleppo, massacring innocent civilians, raping and burning women and children, and destroying a city, which once stood tall as the third largest...

Planned Parenthood to be Defunded in Reconciliation Bill

Today, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced in a press conference that the defunding of Planned Parenthood would be included in the republicans’ reconciliation bill. This reconciliation bill, which emphasizes repealing Obamacare, is...

The Longest Hatred

As a Jewish person, and simply as a girl who loves dancing to today’s pop hits, I love attending Bat and Bar Mitzvah services and parties. These fun-filled events, however, came with a rude...

To My Little Brother

I’m sorry that this is the circumstance that you’ve been born into. I’m sorry that people have enough hatred in their hearts to elect a man like Donald Trump into power. I’m sorry that...

I Bleed. I Wear a Tampon. I’m a Woman.

Besides the word sex, a woman’s period is the most dreaded word of middle school. It sets off uncomfortable seat shifting and flushed cheeks. It adds to the invisible wall of sexual tension between...

Diversity: For Colin Kaepernick

Staff Writer Neha Dronamraju shares her sarcastic take on Colin Kaepernick’s movement.  There are 829 records of NFL player arrests to date, many based on accusations of domestic abuse, sexual assault and other first-degree felonies. In...

Diversity: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, not Organization and Cleanliness Disorder

All mental illnesses are gravely misunderstood. I believe this is a widely understood fact, and if anyone were to disagree, I would invite them to listen more closely to their peers, especially in school...

“The Model Minority Exists,” Says the White Supremacist

If you watched the Oscars last night, you can recap that Chris Rock did a pretty good job at hosting, but a better job addressing the #OscarsSoWhite issue. I hate to be the millionth...