2020, the horrible year that turned the world upside down, is finally over. I think we can all take a moment to rejoice in the knowledge that one of the worst years in recent history is over. Many of us experienced painful losses at the hands of the pandemic.
With the start of a new semester and the worsening spread of COVID-19, the next few months seem daunting to many. The new year is often when people make goals for themselves such as getting straight As, losing a certain amount of weight or reading a certain amount of books.
A day or two after Spring Break this year, as I sat studying in the JavaBlu cafe in East Quad, I heard a girl say: “Well it isn’t Spring Break if someone doesn’t throw up.” She was referring to something her friend had said about someone on a Spring Break trip who’d vomited after drinking t
Time and time again, Muslim students have found the administration absent when its support was needed most. Muslim students feel unsafe, unwelcome and unheard in a space that is meant to be inclusive of all identities.