Opinion and Interviews

El racismo contra las personas indígenas

August 15, 2018

En Latinoamérica, hoy en día y también por toda historia, han existido muchas formas de racismo contra las personas indígenas. Ellos no tienen mucha representación en los gobiernos, hay estereotipos horribles pero muy comunes y generalmente no tienen el respeto que merecen. ¿Pero cómo empezó este racismo contra las personas indígenas? En mi opinión, todo empezó con los conquistadores y la colonización de las personas indígenas y su tierra.

A Lottery System not so Random

May 29, 2018

The rhetoric and reality behind the immigration policy is something that has been widely debated. In particular, the Diversity Visa Program, is aspect of the immigration policy that has notoriously gained negative rhetoric through the Trump administration. However, I argue that the reality behind this program contrasts the negative rhetoric that has been attributed to this program.

Naming Controversy Surrounding Parran Hall

May 28, 2018

In light of the developing national debate on whether or not we should celebrate historical figures with problematic pasts, Parran Hall, the main building for the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health, has recently come under scrutiny due to the legacy of the man it is named after. Thomas Parran Jr, the former U.S. Surgeon General and Founding Dean of the school, played an active role in drafting the Social Security Act and founding the World Health Organization and advocated for universal healthcare. However, he was also the U.S.

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