Opinion

Column: The girl with the smelly lunch

Column: The girl with the smelly lunch

As the shrill bell rang, I excitedly opened my lunchbox, hungry and eager to see what delights my mom had packed me today. My face lit up to the sweet aroma of rousong bread, my favorite Taiwanese delicacy.  My peers, however, were eyeing my food suspiciously. “Ew,...

Opinion: The legacy of George Floyd

Opinion: The legacy of George Floyd

Before George Floyd turned into a hashtag, he was somebody’s father.  “I want to touch the world,” Jonathan Veal recalls Floyd saying. In Floyd’s youth, he received an athletic scholarship and is remembered for his sense of humor, compassion and tall physique. After...

Opinion: Women’s History Month — or is it?

Opinion: Women’s History Month — or is it?

March has been designated as Women’s History Month since 1987, meant to celebrate remarkable female figures in history and to recognize the gender for its many historical contributions to the nation. Even in the COVID-19 pandemic, this tradition continued for 2021. ...

Opinion: Changing who we listen to

Opinion: Changing who we listen to

“Use Your Privilege” to speak up about Black Lives Matter. “Use Your Privilege” to speak up about LGBTQ issues. “Use Your Privilege” to speak up about sexism. It seems as if everyone is getting told that they have to speak up about human rights issues, that they have...