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Mzizi: Waa-Mu’s Legacy Has to Include Black Creatives

Yola Mzizi, Waa-Mu Show Historian March 1, 2021

Now that Black History Month has come to a close and the nation has celebrated the achievements and contributions of Black people in this country. We have also reflected on the injustices that are faced...

Walsh: In a Post-Pandemic World, The U.S. Peace Corps Will Be More Important Than Ever

Jeff Walsh, Guest Contributor February 28, 2021

March 1st marks the 60 year anniversary of the United States Peace Corps. Over two generations ago, President John F. Kennedy asked idealistic young Americans to "ask not what your country can do for you...

Borrok: The Democratic Party continues to be a testament to inaction

Ben Borrok, Opinion Editor February 26, 2021

For all the promises Democratic candidates made in their campaign runs, the election victories and resulting control of the executive and legislative branches of the government have not led to the progress...

Ocampo: Why Asian-American Hate Crimes Are Overlooked

Aidan Ocampo, Columnist February 25, 2021

Since the domestic arrival of COVID-19, Asian-American hate crimes have reached an all-time high. Fears of the virus, conflated with widespread misinformation, have placed Asian Americans at the center...

Watson: Stop threatening students, start solving problems

Zach Watson, Guest Contributor February 24, 2021

I ride my bike to the Donald P. Jacobs Center every Monday morning for my COVID-19 test. Testing marks the beginning of my work week. I get tested, ride home to my apartment, make tea, and start on my...

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