Beyoncé has been gracing the proverbial stage as a powerful black woman for over 20 years. Her Coachella presentation provides an excellent example of how artists can remain influential during contentious times.
Geneseo resides on 220 acres of beautiful landscape, nestled within a valley that provides gorgeous sunsets without fail. Yet Geneseo—an anglicized version of the Haudenosaunee word for beautiful valley—rests on stolen lands.
The first Chick-fil-A restaurant in the region officially opened its doors in Greece, New York on April 12, according to the Democrat & Chronicle. While many people are excited about the popular fast food chain’s arrival, they should also remember the company’s discrimination toward LGBTQ+ individuals and condemn the restaurant for its behavior.
An event occurred in a Philadelphia Starbucks on April 12 that led to the arrest of two black men, according to the The New York Times. This event highlights the need for reform and awareness surrounding racism in customer service.
As a story about an emergency plane landing unfolded, news headlines across the country celebrated the pilot’s skillful control over the plane’s descent as its engine broke down. Despite the pilot’s impressive performance, their gender has, unreasonably, become the most publicized aspect of the story.
While many seem to think of racism is an issue of the distant past, there are still incidents of discrimination against people of color happening all the time. Considering the subtlety of these racially motivated actions, they’ve been ignored and have therefore become normalized in American society.
Salinization refers to the salt content reaching levels where it affects agriculture and environmental health. It is commonly caused by heavy or improper use of irrigation systems. The issue of salinization did not receive enough attention and solutions must be found before damage is done.
Pundits and politicians have readily eulogized the death of the First Amendment free speech protections in communities across the country, declaring that safe spaces and trigger warnings have dealt free speech its death knell.
College students deserve to have their voice heard on how the institution they attend is run. Due to the high tuition rates and the amount of time students spend living on-campus, it is imperative the administration takes students’ concerns seriously.