"Lawmakers shouldn’t be telling universities what to teach, and they definitely shouldn’t be handpicking new (conservative) professors in an effort to “de-liberalize” the modern university campus."
The 2020 census shows some progress, but it still doesn’t fully reflect American diversity.
Equipped with tenacity and the experience-driven authority of their statuses as survivors, these student activists embody the future of political activism, one that has rapidly gained ground through smart social media strategies and cutting tweets aimed at politicians.
"We cannot normalize “outsider” culture any longer. No matter how troubled an individual may seem, nobody is truly a lost cause."
"It’s difficult for me to believe that the individuals responsible for bringing the dream of El Centro to the grounds of this University would not recognize the need for inclusivity."
Student activists across the country are the ones paving the way forward, and they are the ones — not actionless legislators — whose examples we must follow.
The change in commencement dress code is an unnecessary attempt at making money.
As Rippon has fought homophobia and bigotry with bold, fearless statements, Chen and his fellow Asian American athletes have fought nativism and racism with their chosen medium of quiet dignity.
"To the President of the United States, I urge you to try to be the President you so often boast that you are. Embrace what public service truly means. Make a change. Actually make America great."
Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz is accused of walking onto the campus in Parkland, Fla. and attacking dozens of helpless students with an AR-15 gun. The shooting left 17 dead and dozens of others injured. “Thoughts and prayers” has become an all-too-common phrase tweeted across the internet and spoken by countless […]