While we advocate vaccination for all people for whom it is available, the decision, ultimately, is yours. But for university students, safety in education depends on a commitment to following safety protocols.
We know that getting vaccinated isn’t the only solution for a post-COVID world as our reality is much more nuanced than that. But it’s the right step.
It is not far-fetched to say that the most recent attack on the community on March 16 in Atlanta, where eight people were shot in a massage parlor with six of them being Asian women, was a culmination of months of hatred and demonization of the Asian community coming to a boil.
Though he has the executive power to do something that could radically change the lives of Americans in a positive way, his fierce unwillingness to do so gives us a glimpse of what the next four years will look like.
If we forget the materialistic gains and the capitalistic outlook that has permeated the meaning of Valentine’s Day, we can find that this day can be one of healing.
The situation is dire and can get so much worse. With so many more students back on campus, there is a higher risk for infection and a higher need for responsibility.
From the lack of accountability for fraternities and sororities continuing to party, to the university's mishandling of the polarizing tension of the election, last year’s affairs aren’t done with.
The country will breathe a collective sigh of relief as we all move on from the Trump-era of American history.
A good president will vow to do away with partisanship for the overall good of this country, and this is why we are endorsing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for this year’s presidential race: a man who has already vowed to be a president to all.
Even in being anonymous, these sources bring a needed perspective and awareness to the story that would not have been there otherwise.
During this time of immense Black death and trauma, Black students shouldn’t have to go through the labor of theorizing justice for themselves and other counterparts.
In this time, we all have a role to play in the reformation we hope will happen to this country. We support the peoples’ right to protest and to not be at the mercy of state-sanctioned weapons, and we are grateful for those willing to put their bodies on the frontline curing a pandemic.