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Opinion: We need to end the scapegoating of Asian Americans

Opinion: We need to end the scapegoating of Asian Americans

Vichar Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old Thai immigrant, was horrifically attacked in San Francisco and died of his injuries. A Filipino American, Noel Quintana, was slashed in the face with a box cutter by a random man on the train in Brooklyn, New York. These incidents...

Opinion: Environmental racism plagues communities of color

Opinion: Environmental racism plagues communities of color

There’s a silent, deadly killer ravaging communities of color: environmental racism. Perpetuated by government regulations and corporate decisions, environmental racism impacts people of color at disproportionate rates. In big cities like Los Angeles and Detroit, both...

Opinion: Partying during a pandemic isn’t the answer

Opinion: Partying during a pandemic isn’t the answer

By this point, it should be common sense to understand basic COVID-19 regulations and quarantine rules when people across the nation are staying at home and practicing social distancing, but many high school and college students alike have taken an irresponsible...

Giving Voices: How a student is connecting her community

Giving Voices: How a student is connecting her community

Sophomore Rebecca Wang’s typical quarantine days used to be ordinary in routine: Waking up, going for a jog, having breakfast and fulfilling the dutiful wishes of Google Classroom. Afterward, her schedule would be blank, absent of events and activities. “I would have...

Poem: The Song of Hope

Poem: The Song of Hope

The sounds of cheering turned into crying, While the song of hope turned into lying. People vacated the streets, And washers took down pinned sheets. Bankers with briefcases in hand walked silently into their cars, While children dreamed of leaving this place and...