Ethnic studies looks at the history of people of color in an interdisciplinary measure of critical thinking and analytical processing. Today, students and faculty are fighting for funding, courses, and respect for the intellectual rigor and demand of ethnic studies.
Last year, when my close friend Heidi told me that her little brother Ed was adopted, I was astonished. But now, I’m a little embarrassed by my surprise.
As someone who is a part of the 2021 graduating High School class, I’m exhausted and ready for the next four chapters of my life…online again. Looking back this past year, we really had no clue what the future had in store for us.
Since quarantine and social isolation, many people now seek for a better social life, perhaps even a love life. Now that town squares, previously social hot spots, have become ghost towns, building a love life during quarantine may seem impossible.
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, students around the world have traded their textbooks for laptops. Some countries have been able to return to campus, but the United States has been delayed in this process.
After the relentless continuation of police brutality in 2020, we spoke with a mutual aid organizer to re-evaluate what defunding the police looks like.
There’s no way to sugarcoat this, life sucks right now. And while everyones stuck inside with nothing to do and nobody to be with, many people’s mental health is falling like a car off a cliff. I wanted to know more about what’s going on from a therapist’s perspective, so I decided to interview Carla Vogel-Stone.
I spoke to my friend Jasmine Moreira Cortez , a sophomore in high school, about her experiences as a Latina and stereotypes she’s encountered.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, face-to-face interaction is limited and we depend on technology for the majority of communication, which takes a toll on your mental health. I’ve been silently struggling with social anxiety for years now. Only recently have I opened up about my social anxiety and gotten help. Unfortunately, Covid-19 means that making progress isn’t easy.
Eight months ago we went into lockdown because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Some people have even begun calling it the “China Virus”, or “Kung-Flu” after the virus was first identified in Wuhan, China last year. I’m Asian American, so these reports made me feel fearful, and disappointed. I was curious to see if Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged in my hometown of Berkeley, California.