It has been just over seven years since my aunt’s diagnosis. We’ve done the pink thing, and still do the pink thing on rare occasions if we know that the money is funding research, and not more ribbons. But, I caution you, as pink spreads throughout the country in the name of awareness, make sure you know where your money is really going when you consider buying this month’s newest pink item.
But Columbus did not discover America, the land that had long been inhabited by Native Americans. Coupled the treatment of those very Native Americans and the call for representation and celebration of those who initially inhabited America led to the creation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Multiple incidents have caused fraternities to receive backlash from the greater East Lansing community and call into question how these institutions are representing the university they belong to.
“It makes you feel like you’re out of place when you get to college and that’s a really hard thing for students of color at a predominantly white institute," Lopez said. "You have to kind of find your place despite the fact that the majority of the population on campus doesn’t look like you."