Glorifying such rotten individuals and their wicked acts is not only immoral — it is beyond disrespectful to the victims’ families.
The disproportionate impact that celebrities’ private jets have on the planet — amidst an already problematic climate crisis — is an example of the gap between the fabulously wealthy and the average individuals who glorify them.
High school me would never have guessed that I would be able to make more than one new friend within the first three days of college. Though maybe, I’m not the same person I was in high school.
The main issue in Iran is the abuse of authority, not one of wearing the hijab or Islam. The police have overstepped their duty to promote modesty, and the excessive use of force is inexcusable.
Measures to decrease crime in an essential transit system like the New York City subway are important and will help the city as it continues to recover from COVID-19. However, the focus should be on detailed examination of data and the range of solutions available. The reflexive urge to hire more police often does not guarantee crime reduction and reinforces the overly punitive orientation of the national criminal justice system.
If voting is a viable solution for the Democratic public majority, how is it that a Democratic President and a Democratically-controlled Congress are constantly losing battles for their constituents’ long-established rights?
Stony Brook students are never expected to pay for their own personal toilet paper in residence halls or class buildings. As menstruation is another basic human function, there should be no cost for period products either. This disparity affects students’ physical, mental and emotional health, and puts a financial strain on students.
May is designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, yet all over my Instagram feed and TikTok For You page, AAPI people shared their pain and fear through intimate and personal stories. It’s time that we reflect on what’s been going on in New York.