Kiran Broady

Kiran Broady

Mobile vaccination teams

Mobile vaccination teams

Not long ago, thousands, desperate for a vaccine, lined up outside of sites before dawn and waited for hours, all for the slim chance of receiving a leftover shot. Now, once bustling hubs of activity, the same sites are nearly empty. So what is with the recent lull in...

Fictional short story: The key to lost worlds

Fictional short story: The key to lost worlds

“Juno, 10 more minutes okay, sweetheart? You can watch the stars another night. It’s getting cold." Juno’s mother wrapped her furry pink robe tighter, sandwiching her shivering hands under the warmth of each armpit. In her mouth, she balanced an almost-exhausted...

Opinion: The hypersexualization of girls and women

Opinion: The hypersexualization of girls and women

I remember ever since I was young, that preparing for Halloween was an uncomfortable experience. For my three brothers, it seemed easy. When visiting the costume store, they could choose any outfit in the whole place without a problem. I, on the other hand, had to...

Iran takes steps to stop violence against women

Iran takes steps to stop violence against women

On May 20, 2020, 14-year-old Romina Rashaf prepared to go to sleep as usual, on her family’s farm in northern Iran. Little did she know, she would not live to see the next day. Three weeks earlier, her father, Reza Ashrafi, had called a lawyer, inquiring about the...

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The persecution of Uyghur Muslims in China

According to Business Insider, over 2 million Uyghurs have been forced into internment camps in Xinjiang, an independently controlled area of northwest China. There, they face countless forms of physical and mental abuse. The majority of these camps, which Vox reports...

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Poem: Have we met before?

Short, dark hair frames your delicate, round face. This blunt cut makes you look strong, like you know what you want. I wish I knew what I wanted. I feel like I know you  but I cannot say how. You wax and wane, ever changing yet constant, somehow. Unlike the ones who...

Update on Hong Kong protests

Update on Hong Kong protests

One of the greatest figureheads of the Hong Kong protest movement, Joshua Wong, has been sentenced to over a year in prison. Once all members of a now-disbanded pro-democracy group called Demosisto, the New York Times reports that other anti-Beijing icons Agnes Chow...