Systemic racism at college campuses across the country was thrown into the spotlight two weeks ago, with protests at the University of Missouri and Yale demanding action to address the institutional marginalization of people of color.
Several weeks ago, Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix original series was released and, in typical Aziz fashion, the comedian brilliantly blurred the lines between outrageous humor and social commentary.
“The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties,” Frank Underwood says in season two of House of Cards.
I, along with our union leadership, encourage staff to exercise their rights and use the processes provided by the collective bargaining agreement to resolve any issues between staff and management.
All of us probably feel that we know what it means to have humility. Yet, especially in the context of the Ivy League, this particular virtue is underrated.
“Death is not a conclusion.”
These are words I heard and wrote down a few weeks ago, when I watched Jean-Luc Godard’s film “Contempt.” Today, they resonate more than ever.