Why Lupita's Oscar win is such great news, particularly for women of color.
Individuals are not the be-all end-all of racism. We can't forget about societal effects.
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.
There is both de-facto and de-jure discrimination in NYC, which has the potential to make any minority another statistic.
Racism is often mundane and even perpetuated by well-meaning people.
The arrest of a Columbia football player for aggravated harassment as a hate crime on Tuesday sparked over a campus-wide debate on the University’s athletic culture and students’ use of offensive language on social media.
"We spend a great deal time celebrating our varied cultural backgrounds and raising each culture’s unique attributes into our collective consciousness. "
Perpetual reminders of minority identification defeat the desire for independence.
The things people post anonymously in online comments shows we have a long way to go to improve our discourse as a student body.
President Bollinger's commitment to faculty diversity at Columbia is necessary.
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