This week’s lead story challenges the homogenizing stereotypes that Asian-American students face at Columbia, and investigates the lasting effects thereof.
A couple of years ago, a self-proclaimed “polite, nice, American girl” uploaded a rant onto YouTube in which she complained about the “hordes of Asians” on UCLA’s campus.
Why Lupita's Oscar win is such great news, particularly for women of color.
Chayenne Mia explores the tendency to attribute negative interactions to racism and sexism. Real discrimination will be taken seriously if we resist the urge to blame it constantly.
When’s the last time you sent your team to the Super Bowl? Yes, the Super Bowl, America’s favorite sporting event. Very few people can affirm this statement, and Richard Sherman is one of them.
I think we can all agree that a student’s economic background, just like his or her race or ethnicity, shouldn’t negatively impact his or her chances of attending university.
Our identities should not restrict our ability to participate in campus discourse.
We should re-think how we define a "person of color."
Affirmative Action warrants extensive reform, for this policy serves as an excuse for colleges to sacrifice equitable admissions policies in favor of a fetishized form of diversity.
Those against affirmative action do not understand that merit-based admissions really means favoring those with economic privilege.
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As part of a series of short interviews featuring individual members of the Varsity Show, Spectrum’s Sally Gao sat down with Lindsay Garber, BC ’16. Lindsay, who transferred to Barnard... Read More
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