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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 24, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Why I support the BDS movement on campus

By | Apr 10, 2019

There are countless examples of activists who’ve had their professional and personal lives destroyed for speaking out against the discriminatory practices of the Israeli state.

Trump’s free speech executive order misguided

By | Mar 25, 2019

But I doubt this flexing will achieve much, considering the fact that Trump’s order can easily be overturned by a democratic administration.

Mental health needs to be addressed in POC communities

By | Mar 5, 2019

I think it would be beneficial if Ithaca College put wellness into the curriculum.

Ilhan Omar is right to criticize AIPAC

By | Feb 19, 2019

Omar shouldn’t have apologized for her remarks on AIPAC. And I’m glad to see her and Tlaib become the first two American politicians refusing to toe the pro-Israel line.  

Who gets to say the N-word

By | Feb 5, 2019

I will probably never be comfortable with nonblack usages of n—a and especially n—er, even if they’re merely referring to it and not using it.

Free speech, inclusivity and open dialogue: A response to Dr. Bradwell

By | Dec 11, 2018

We need to recognize that although these conversations may be taxing, they are necessary, and we need to talk about how to effectively approach them.

LGBTQ religious spaces needed

By | Sep 12, 2018

I’m proud to see fellow queer students fighting against harassment and discrimination and pushing for more visibility on campus. It’s a very difficult space to be in and there aren’t easy solutions.

Sexual abusers include women

By | Aug 30, 2018

This begs the question, “why are people more inclined to give women who are alleged sexual abusers the benefit of the doubt?”

Studying dead white males

By | Apr 25, 2018

Reed College isn’t an anomaly. In the past, students at other institutions have objected to studying the scholarship of white men, dead or alive.

Trauma turns to advocacy

By | Mar 28, 2018

In other words, is there any value in reliving these issues, something that inevitably comes with speaking out?

Escaping gay conversion therapy in Kenya

By | Feb 7, 2018

That is why I’m sharing my story: so the U.S. and other governments can do more to protect the vulnerable youth of Muslim backgrounds whose parents abuse them in the name of religion and culture.

Higher education needs a #MeToo moment

By | Jan 22, 2018

We need to acknowledge that sexual misconduct thrives in academia. And sometimes, it’s institutionally sanctioned.