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Exercising rights is crucial amid pandemic

Exercising rights is crucial amid pandemic

Mariama Jallow, Staff Columnist

October 15, 2020

No matter who you are, where you’re from, your race or class, some way or another your life has been affected by the government and local officials especially in the past couple of months. We vote for all of these officials, so if you or someone you know is unhappy with the way elected officials are...

Complacency endangers citizens

Complacency endangers citizens

Mariama Jallow, Staff Columnist

October 8, 2020

We are still living through a pandemic, a phrase that unfortunately, many people have to be reminded of. COVID-19 may be the worst thing that has happened to all of us, our lives have taken a turn none of us have expected — people want to be back in their works spaces, college students want things ...

Race and gender require intersecting analysis

Race and gender require intersecting analysis

Mariama

September 24, 2020

Why isn’t the world fighting enough for Black women? This is a question I have constantly asked myself. After the murder of George Floyd, we watched protests consistently throughout the country and all parts of the world. Powerful companies started speaking out and discontinuing racist products. People all a...

Podcast promotes discussions of race

Podcast promotes discussions of race

Mariama

September 17, 2020

I am from The Gambia, a small country on the coast of West Africa. However, I grew up in Saudi Arabia, where I attended an International school in an environment where everyone was different. There was no apparent majority or minority population, so I never lived in an environment that was divided. In no way d...

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