The Age of New Protest

Written by Najwa Jamal It is not hard to look around today and realize we are in the midst of constant tension between the people and the state. Naturally, protest seems like a first step at absolving these conflicts. Passion and anger begin to fuel you. Those emotions whither away almost as quickly as they charged you. Headline […]

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A Letter to Those Responsible

Written by Najwa Jamal This is a letter to myself, and more importantly, to whoever is listening. Horror. Panic. Anxiety. Will I live to see my children grow up in a world consumed by climate-caused destitution? A world full of poverty, food shortages, environmental decimation, a complete and utter obliteration of all things as we […]

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Blackout Bard Now

Written by Najwa Jamal “WE HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE BUT OUR CHAINS” Goosebumps rose up and down my arms as I heard these powerful chants shouted into Kline. I think back to the day of the recent protest, rushing down the corridor to New Kline, feeling the gathered students’ united passion for one cause: equity. […]

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Blackout Bard: What Happened

Written by Maeve McKaig The majority of the freshman class is unaware of the racial tensions that culminated in an intentionally disruptive demonstration on November 18th, 2015: Blackout Bard. Many of the issues that were addressed at the walkout are still relevant today, including microaggressions on campus towards black and brown students, and a greater […]

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