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Opinion: #StopAsianHate is not over

Opinion: #StopAsianHate is not over

#StopAsianHate is not over. 2021 has seen an influx of anti-Asian hate as a result of the coronavirus, with NBC reporting a grand 169% increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the last year.  On the upside, anti-Asian hate has faced a lot more attention from the public...

Column: How pandemics have influenced music

Column: How pandemics have influenced music

As my music history teacher always says, “Music serves as a mirror for society.” Historical events have a profound impact on the style, content, and function of music in society; additionally, the rate of stylistic change in music increases as the rate of change in...

A breakdown of the different COVID-19 vaccines

A breakdown of the different COVID-19 vaccines

As millions of COVID-19 vaccine shots are administered across the nation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the United States gets closer to stopping the pandemic. There are currently three vaccines available: Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson....

Vijendra Chhipa: Behind the episode

Vijendra Chhipa: Behind the episode

A resident of the textile town of Bagru, India, Vijendra Chhipa recounted that even the isolated nature of his community was within the spread of the recent surge of coronavirus cases in India. “Ten days ago, it was very bad. We didn’t have oxygen and ventilators, and...