It was Nov. 29, 2020, and the Spartans were gearing up to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. I was on gamer duty, sick to my stomach as I tried my best to finish the article before the final buzzer sounded like my editor had wanted. Gamers always had to go up immediately, that was the No. 1 rule. However, in that same moment that I felt sick to my stomach, I felt most alive.
"Your words will not fix bullet wounds. Your words will not fill the voids left in so many people’s lives. So stop apologizing and then letting it happen over and over, and over again. We don’t need your thoughts. We need your actions. We need an assault weapons ban."
Para todos los que son multilingües, creo que está bien aceptar el hecho de que no siempre es fácil, pero hablar más de un lenguaje es un gran privilegio tener que siempre nos pondrá un paso adelante y eso es lo que debemos recordar.
To everyone else that is multilingual, I think it’s OK to come to terms with the fact that it’s not always easy, but it’s also a great privilege to have that will always put us a step ahead and that's what we have to remember.
We cannot continue to fall into a cycle where we only care about minority communities when tragedy strikes. Asian Americans are not fetishes, exotic, fantasies, viruses or other. They are human.
I recognize that I was extremely fortunate to have the friends and family that I have because I would not be writing this article without them. This has made me realize that the connections that we have on a personal level need to be prioritized, and that we need to be diligent in checking up with one another, especially now.
For Women's History Month, State News reporters Verena Daniel and Dina Kaur share their experience of facing struggles with their cultural identities as women of color through a dual column.
"At last, what I have been waiting for has finally arrived — award show season." State News staffer and entertainment reporter Griffin Wiles shares his predictions on which movies and actors will take home the 78th Golden Globe.
By requiring students to stay on campus an extra year, they are expected to continue paying ridiculous room rates on top of other college expenses like tuition and books.
I had already been in my room, alone, for nearly a week. I looked out the window, imagining what my semi-quarantine would look like without any natural light. I decided to keep the blinds up.
"The whitewashed version of colonial history has become so ingrained in our education system that we no longer question what might be left unsaid. We take what we hear at face value and assume Columbus sailing the ocean blue in 1492 is all there is to be taught."
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Our first dates consisted mostly of meeting at the halfway point of East Lansing to grab coffee, browse through records and sit in his car. There wasn’t much else to do — movie theaters were closed, no events were going on and the idea of being near a plethora of strangers in public didn’t seem too redeeming.