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.
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.
While we understand that a worsening global pandemic isn't enough to stop some from traveling home to put down your masks, hug your loved ones and share a meal around a non-socially distanced table, we want to urge against complete dismissal of all necessary public health orders and precautions.