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OPINION | Without abolishing the police, justice remains unattainable

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor 1 day ago

On April 11, officer Kim Potter shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Minnesota. A few days prior, on March 29, a Chicago police officer killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. These tragic deaths,...

OPINION | Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism presents improvement, not end goal

OPINION | Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism presents improvement, not end goal

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor April 8, 2021

In May 2016, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, an intergovernmental organization headquartered in Berlin that is dedicated to advance and promote robust Holocaust education, touted...

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OPINION | The music industry does not recognize the achievements of women

Kennedy Walker, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Since the beginning of the Grammy Awards in 1959, women have been continuously underrepresented in nominations and awards, and this trend continues today. In a study done by Northwestern University...

Americans must condemn rising anti-Asian rhetoric

Americans must condemn rising anti-Asian rhetoric

Edwin Wang, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long attacked three different Atlanta spas, killing eight people. Captain Jay Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office quickly attested “[the shooter] said it was...

OPINION| Examining bias in censorship on Israel/Palestine

OPINION| Examining bias in censorship on Israel/Palestine

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor March 4, 2021

On Saturday, Feb. 20th, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” premiered as usual, featuring, as always, a litany of sketches performed by the ensemble cast and celebrity guest host. As part of their usual...

Bridgerton

OPINION | Media representations of race must be historically, socially accurate

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor March 3, 2021

On Feb. 15, it was announced that “Sex Education” star Simone Ashley had been cast in the lead role of season two in the hit Netflix series "Bridgerton." Ashley’s character, Kate Sharma, will...

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OPINION| Anti-racist advocacy must always include solidarity

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor February 17, 2021

Recently, the U.S. has seen a significantly higher rate of hate crimes committed against Asian Americans compared to past years. According to data from Stop AAPI Hate, an organization dedicated to...

Self-expression outside of the gender binary should be celebrated

Self-expression outside of the gender binary should be celebrated

Kennedy Walker, Contributing Writer February 10, 2021

It was just another day of scrolling through TikTok mindlessly when I came upon some people expressing a desire to be feminine in the ways that men are. Immediately, I began to do a mental dive into...

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OPINION | In controversial move, Israeli NGO critiques Israel as “apartheid”

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor January 28, 2021

On Monday, Jan. 18, Israeli nongovernmental organization B’Tselem issued a tweet publicizing their report describing the material reality of Jewish Israelis and Palestinians as “apartheid.” The...

body respect week

OPINION | Tulane’s Body Respect Week celebrates inclusivity and positivity

Maiya Tate, Senior Staff Writer January 28, 2021

This week at Tulane is Body Respect Week, a weeklong event filled with programs and talks about how to respect yourself and your body the best way possible. I’ve been on a long journey finding dignity...

OPINION | Politics should focus on solidarity, not representation

OPINION | Politics should focus on solidarity, not representation

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor January 20, 2021

On Jan. 10, Vogue magazine placed Vice President Kamala Harris on the cover of its latest issue. The photo, shot by photographer Tyler Mitchell, who is known for having shot other notable figures,...

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary

OPINION | Tulane’s hegemonic Jewish identity is exclusionary

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor October 20, 2020

Tulane University is notable for many things: its high-intensity social life, prestigious academics and, as anyone familiar with Tulane will be able to point out, a large Jewish population.    The...

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