It seemed painfully ironic that just two short weeks after I completed a school project on undocumented immigrants and their families, the Trump administration repealed DACA. Documentation status was never something I thought much about. My parents both were naturalized long before I was born, and although their paths to
It’s that time of year again. If you’re the leader of a club or organization on campus, you’ve likely spent the last few weeks asking for money from student governments for the coming year. TSL is no exception. However, what distinguishes TSL from other organizations is the incredibly vital role at
A relative once told me that, after 9/11, they wanted to rip out every Arab part of themselves. The same relative tells me all kinds of stories about home — stories about the breeze in the apple orchards or the smell of home-cooked food. Their memories are vivid and fond.
To my hometown, Arcadia High School, and to all the expectations I had for myself: I’m trying to find a good message from my time in high school, but every time I try I run myself in circles. I’m a long way out, but when I stumbled upon Terence Zhao’s
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is lackluster for a lot of reasons. He lied about having connections to Russia during his confirmation hearing. He very slowly decided to denounce President Trump’s grossly inappropriate comments about women. Now, he has rescinded the former Attorney General Sally Yates’s memo about phasing out private prisons.
My first few months at Pitzer College were a curious time for me. I had no idea what college was supposed to be like, who I was supposed to be friends with, or even where to sit at the dining hall. I was lost, more than I felt I should be. I
Last fall, I signed up to write a guest opinions piece for The Student Life on a whim. I had never written for a school newspaper before, and I definitely hadn’t written an opinions column. I had no idea what to think when I submitted my draft. The editor was
I am not Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s biggest fan. Not even close. But, as many of us have noticed, this election is less about voting for the candidate that aligns the most with our views and more about not voting for Donald Trump. I was intrigued by the presidential debate,