The lack of faculty diversity poses significant challenges for minority students. Students reflect on how the presence of more POC faculty has positively impacted their college experience.
Names are more than just names — they’re symbols of our family, our stories and our sense of self.
Photo by Kayla Lee “What are you?” “Where are you really from?” “You don’t act like a normal Black person.” “You don’t look like you speak Spanish.” “I never think of you as a real Asian.” These statements capture a more subtle form of racism. Known as microaggressions, these phrases are everyday verbal snubs or […]
Graphic by Falon Opsahl While significant progress has been made toward dismantling the detrimental stereotypes pervasive throughout society, colleges are now being forced to confront another type of prejudice that has gone unnoticed — racial microaggression. Racial microaggression, a coined by Derald Wing Sue, is used to describe the subtle, even unconscious, instances of racism […]