An excerpt from a press release from the Karan Foundation on April 4th, 2017: “On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Syrian regime launched an air raid that released toxic gas, […]
“Twice as good.” Be twice as good to get half of what they have. Growing up black in white America, this phrase is your constant companion. Passed down by your […]
We are here to say we stand with all marginalized communities, and we are here to stand by you. We want to reaffirm to you that every emotion continues to be valid. That your voice is powerful. Your existence matters. And ultimately that You, I, She, Her, They are unimaginably resilient, even through all moments we feel the most powerless.
I woke up on November 9th and wept. I wept because I couldn’t stop thinking of my parents. My parents who escaped one communist dictatorship after the other. They […]
According to data accumulated during a study by NAFSA, only 7.6% of all latinx matriculated in post-secondary education go on to study abroad. Only 7.6%. When you sit down and […]
during my second semester of college, i took a class called sexual identity and culture (LIT369, ironically) in order to fulfill my literature gen-ed credit. i honestly didn’t expect much […]
For MGs, it is most essential during these trying, tragic times and highly politically charged moments, to stay critical of the environment that surrounds us. It is our active duty as citizens, and as allies, to question the social structures in place that have delegated such unequal justice. Be critical. Do not be complacent. Call out injustice if you are privileged enough to have the voice to do so. Remember that our lives begin to end the moment we decide to become silent about the things that matter. And #BLACKLIVESMATTER