Opinion Columns

11/26/18 12:20am
I started to fully appreciate the other part of my identity beyond boxes on the demographic section on an application.
11/19/18 5:11am
We cannot let political leanings stifle our innate sense of decency.
11/15/18 4:43am
It’s like a competition: whoever sleeps the least wins. Functioning with little to no sleep is like a badge of honor, a display of invincibility.
11/14/18 11:42pm
It is your right, and this is what Laymon teaches me, to own your life.
11/14/18 11:17pm
If people didn’t know that I was going to a prestigious college, then what was all this work for?
11/14/18 2:00am
Over 4 million people reside in these territories and most Americans are oblivious about their situation.
11/11/18 9:51pm
I’m not just saying that the people with the most power neglect the narrative of the black girl, though they do. I’m saying that we, as a society, fail to take black girlhood seriously.
11/09/18 11:51pm
I came to the United States so that I would avoid falling victim to an education system based on standardized and rigid deliverance of knowledge.
11/08/18 8:01pm
Considering the chaos of corruption Brazil has endured over the last few decades, he might, just might, be exactly what the country needs.
11/08/18 5:14am
Jews straddle the eroded precipice of whiteness, with one hand reaching into its abyss. It is necessary to name the system of white supremacy of which anti-Semitism is one face.
11/07/18 7:08am
If Democrats are to win over Trump’s rural, working-class coalition — which will be essential for a successful 2020 outcome — they must take concrete stances on these social issues that helped Trump win in 2016 and helped Republicans keep the Senate in the midterms.
11/07/18 6:41am
It would be easy to credit Trump’s tweets for every tactful or tactless exercise in misdirection. But these distractions are sown by all sides, and finger-pointing is not unique to one party.
11/07/18 3:14am
Donors to universities should expand access to education, not exacerbate the imbalance between institutions.
11/07/18 2:19am
Not partying doesn’t mean that I don’t know how to have a good time or that I waste my nights cooped up in my room.
11/05/18 1:52am
It’s a sad fact that practicing your religion in a place of worship has become an act people are scared to perform.
11/01/18 4:28am
The President has shown, once again, that he’s willing to do whatever it takes (even if it means putting the well-being of more than a million immigrants on the line) to get what he wants.
10/31/18 3:18pm
Bisexual people have trouble finding their place in straight circles without being fetishized or objectified, and in LGBTQ spaces they are thought of as only partially queer. As a result, I usually feel uncomfortable in my own skin no matter where I am.
10/31/18 4:48am
The crushing part was that I wanted to be more than just Batman. I wanted to be “white” Batman. The “real” Batman. I hated being “Asian” Batman.
10/30/18 8:52pm
On FaceTime with a friend from high school, right after an Instagram official couple post on my part, she teased me, “What happened to ‘I hate labels, relationships are a burden, freshman year is for the girls’ Kaliyah?” 
10/30/18 3:47am
The strangest thing about speaking another language is all the tiny ways you are estranged from yourself.