Aina Marzia

Aina Marzia is a writer from El Paso, Tex., covering intersectional politics and an incoming freshman at Princeton University. Her work has been seen in The Nation, Teen Vogue, Business Insider, The New Republic, The New Arab, The Daily Beast, The American Prospect, and Grist, and on NPR and elsewhere.

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After Texas’s DEI Ban, College Students Are Reconsidering State Schools After Texas’s DEI Ban, College Students Are Reconsidering State Schools

In June, Governor Greg Abbott signed a law banning diversity, equity, and inclusion programs in the state university system—including multicultural centers and campus identity gro...

Mar 26, 2024 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

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“I Had to Turn My Interests Into Something Profitable” “I Had to Turn My Interests Into Something Profitable”

For many young people today, work often means giving up their hobbies—or being forced to monetize them.

Jan 25, 2024 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

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Texas Republicans Want to Ban the State From Taxing the Rich Texas Republicans Want to Ban the State From Taxing the Rich

Proposition 3 would prohibit the creation of a “wealth tax” in the Lone Star State, putting businesses and billionaires over the average citizen.

Oct 16, 2023 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

Military Academies SCOTUS Affirmative Action Exemption

How the Affirmative Action Exemption for Military Academies Exploits Students of Color How the Affirmative Action Exemption for Military Academies Exploits Students of Color

“Military recruiters will find a way to use this decision to convince young people that they are offering them the best path to a college education.”

Sep 8, 2023 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia and Lajward Zahra

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Corporations Are Recruiting High School Students to Help Fuel the Climate Crisis Corporations Are Recruiting High School Students to Help Fuel the Climate Crisis

Energy, technology, defense, and finance companies have launched youth outreach programs designed to attract students before college and cover up their contributions to climate cha...

Apr 4, 2023 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

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