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Column: Being Latina in a classroom of white peers

Column: Being Latina in a classroom of white peers

When I was younger, I seldom thought about my identity; I barely knew what “identity” meant. What is race? What is ethnicity? What is culture? I suppose I always found myself to be a little different than my peers (I attended a predominantly white elementary school in...

Opinion: POC are not the default Americans

Opinion: POC are not the default Americans

I was sitting in the dorm lounge, taking in my surroundings: a hundred chattering strangers who were all my age, juniors and seniors in high school. I overheard a white girl next to me say, “Wow, there are a lot of Asians. It’s like Chinatown here.” ...Okay. Sure, we...