I don’t want college to be more like my home. That place — a sheltered escape from the outside world — is my childhood home. And I should not be a child anymore.
It was only in the late 1970s that the act of “networking” began to also apply to humans, in the modern sense of creating a system of contacts.
As I realize now, I have been “transformed,” but only as much as I let myself. Although that is certainly a start, it is not quite enough.
Consider the recent controversy involving Sarah Jeong, whose colorful tweets against white people were dug up after the New York Times’ editorial board hired her.
It is just as well that the United States didn’t send a team to the World Cup, because it’s been incredibly hard this summer to cheer on America in the international sphere.
Asians do what they can to get into the best American institutions, but it seems like those institutions are doing just about everything they can to keep us out.
The Court’s decision is actually no loss for the community and should not injure any BGLTQ person’s pride.
Fans have always had some power to take the object of their love into their own hands. But increasingly, fans can do more than create alternatives and supplements. They can affect the works themselves.
The mere presence of representation in a work of art should not be its selling point—and really cannot be, in the long run.
There is nothing inherently elitist about being liberal. And surely the word “elite” loses meaning when it is applied to half the country.
Discussions of merit should take the long-term view. We in the College are still in the short-term, though—the verdict on our “merit” is still out.
There are pressing problems that do not fall under the “fake news” umbrella but that should still be addressed. These issues have more to do with what is “news” rather than what is “fake.”
Making a movie that doesn’t seem to have any appeal should be worth celebrating more than something that is obviously “timely.”
Unlike on standardized tests, no interpretation of “intersectionality” is wrong. But it is also a stretch to say that all interpretations are equally good.
People who complain about educating want to skip steps. They want to wake up in a world where everyone already understands. But we don’t live in that world yet.