January 31, 2023
Ithaca, NY | 28°F

Protecting students of color from harmful speech

By | Apr 26, 2017

I’m gay, black and an immigrant, and believe me, I am more than capable of speaking up in defense of my values.


African vs. African American

By | Apr 20, 2017

As an immigrant from Kenya born to Somali parents, I have seen firsthand the divide between African immigrants and African-Americans.


Why I left Islam

By | Apr 13, 2017

Even in the secular West, where the freedom to change religions is recognized, ex-Muslims continue to fear for their lives.


First-generation students face distinctive challenges

By | Apr 6, 2017

The decision to pursue postsecondary education outside of my home came with the price of leaving my family behind. It was emotional and tumultuous.