BY ABBY TASKIER
I am Jewish. I am proud of the culture Judaism has created and developed, the moral code it promotes, the level of perseverance amidst endless persecution that Jews have endured. But I am disturbed by the homogeneity of Jewish institutions, especially those here on campus, that subsequently produce homogenous, uncontested thought.
BY OMAR MAHMOOD
I write this essay in English. But my spirit will never speak English. My grandpa was Urdu. My father is Urdu. I will be Urdu.
BY MELISSA SCHOLKE
Individuals from poorer backgrounds are consistently told to work hard in order to go to college and to obtain a degree. Their persistence and struggle will supposedly guarantee success and a better life, but in reality, they risk becoming ensnared in debt with poor health and little motivation.
BY DEREK WOLFE
Barriers to and a general lack of transparency displays a sort of arrogance among University leadership that is concerning. It says to the public that they’re not worthy of knowing certain information that isn’t even detrimental. It’s difficult to want to associate myself with leaders who feel that way about the people they work for.
BY ELI CAHAN
Luckily, in my time of need, I had friends, family and a therapist I felt comfortable turning to. Not all may be so lucky in the moment they need it most.
BY MAJA TOSIC
Until this institution stops blindly breeding privilege on top of privilege, it will continue to run the same course. Until then, there will be no program to teach me and my privileged peers of the impact of our actions. It’s upon us to unlearn and to become aware of our identities.
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