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Not Identifying with Your Passport

(Marc Daalder)– Legally, I’m an American. I’ve got the passport and birth certificate to prove it. But truly? I’m not an American. I’m just a person who happened to be … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

All the President’s Posters

(Ethan Corey)– By this point, even the most wide-eyed first-year has heard something about last year’s AAS election controversy: We had a president and now we don’t. Arguably that’s all … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Fear to Hear

(Lola Fadulu)– Other than binge-watching The Daily Show and The Colbert Report every once in a while, I don’t watch the news on a regular basis. I am not proud … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Would You Idolize a Janitor?

(Tommy Raskin)– Ten years ago, as I sat with my parents in John Foster Dulles Airport on our way out of the country, I happened upon a thick-accented custodian who … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 4 Comments

Blood of the Slave, Blood of the Master: African Ancestry in the United States

(Matt Randolph)– “Where are you from?” She asked immediately after I introduced myself. I suppose my American accent was pretty noticeable from the start. “Oh, America…I’m an exchange student here.” A … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

In Holocaust Education, Re-Emphasize Allied Apathy

(Tommy Raskin)– When teaching children about racism and genocide, educators often focus on individual biases as the source of systematic racism and anti-Semitism.  For example, at my synagogue, teachers often … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bearing Witness

(Liya Rechtman)– Trauma requires a narrative; narrative requires a witness. As a campus, we have heard testimonies from parents and friends of survivors. These are people who are not the … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment
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