Krystie Yandoli is a senior women and gender studies and English and textual studies major. Her column appears every Wednesday in the Daily Orange.
I wanted a president who believed in the same issues that I did. Yet for many of us, what came after Obama’s campaign was a string of broken promises.
The complexities of racial tensions on campus are too many and the stakes too high to allow white student unions at universities.
Pick a women’s college basketball team, and cheer them on this season.
The Feminist Harry Potter Tumblr and Hunger Is Not a Game campaign are great examples of how fan activism can influence social change aided by our passions and pursuits.
"The youth didn’t lose energy, we lost our leader."
A different way to celebrate the Hallmark holiday.
A trio of bills in California supporting LGBT rights represent an important shift in the right direction.
Students involved in the University of Connecticut’s Occupy movement didn’t take a break from protesting during finals week—they set up a permanent occupation in the library while simultaneously studying for exams and writing papers.
The difference between allegiance and blind allegiance is simple — it’s about putting those critical thinking skills to good use and mindfully analyzing the ethics of a situation before showing support.
Local organizers are hoping that the November 30 rally is only a starting point for SU students to open up an important dialogue about issues of police brutality and civil rights.