At Brooklyn College, Intifada Chants Are Justified

On March 21st, a group of students enthusiastically chanted “Intifada, Intifada” at a Brooklyn College vigil held in honor of the victims of the Christchurch massacre.  Days later, the campus’ Israel Apartheid Week was hosted by the Brooklyn College Socialists, Students for Justice in Palestine and the Brooklyn College Student Union; unfortunately, this anti-semitic campaign…

“Hacer que América Vuelva a Ser Grande (Make America Great Again)”

It was June 2015, an exciting year for me, as I was graduating high school. I didn’t regularly follow politics. In fact, at 18 years old, I could easily say I didn’t care at all. Everything changed the summer when President Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign, and said, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re…

Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace

It is often reported in the media, and by women themselves, that there is a vast gap in the  employment of women in certain workplaces. Notably, one of the fields most ‘guilty’ of a lack of inclusion of women is that of the technology industry. Statistically, women make up 15% of U.S tech jobs, despite…

OP-Ed Cynthia Nixon: Confusing, Unoriginal, but Socialist

On Tuesday September 4, 2018 at 12:15 PM, democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon visited Brooklyn College to address her campaign to not only students, but to the faculty and staff in the penthouse of the Student Center. The event was organized and hosted by our chapter of the Young Progressives Foundation (YPF), as they…