OPINION: Women are not given recognition for accomplishments in sports, as exemplified this week by both the NCAA and individuals at the 5Cs. It’s time to give female athletes the respect they deserve, argues Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
5C students are calling for further institutional accountability after a screenshot of a P-P football player’s transphobic TikTok video emerged on Twitter Sunday night.
People need to start bringing more awareness to anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic; and they need to re-examine the historical biases that shaped Asian Americans’ socioeconomic positions in society, says Jadyn Lee SC ’24.
California voters can promote equality by voting yes on Proposition 16 to reinstate affirmative action, says Callie Radecki PZ ’22.
A better public transit system in LA could help eliminate the city’s racial and socioeconomic lines, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
We need to teach children about racism and other systems of oppression as early as possible, says Aarushi Phalke PO ’24.
After the killing of George Floyd earlier this year ignited protests around the country against police brutality, issues of racial inequality and justice have taken the forefront of conversations across communities and institutions. Read about the Claremont Colleges’ recently implemented racial justice initiatives.
Mainstream feminism centers white women and has been weaponized against brown and Black people as a perverse justification for colonization.
Science columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 elaborates on the problematic perception of the coronavirus and why compassion is more important than ever. “As more accurate information is dispersed about the coronavirus, I hope that it will allow people to have empathy and stand in solidarity with the Chinese community,” she writes.
Among the many devastating effects of the novel Coronavirus are the xenophobia and anti-Chinese racism it has fueled around the world.