GENERATION Z

We Columbia University Students Urge You to Listen to Our Voices

On Tuesday night, we watched in horror as hundreds of riot police flooded our beloved…

How to Not Be a Coconut: The Journey Toward Self-confidence for Indian American Teens

In the painting of diversity that defines the United States, the voices of Indian American…

Combatting Colorism in India: How Kavitha Emmanuel Helps Women and Young Girls Grow Comfortable in Their Skin

The sun is the most devoted friend of a surplus of growing South Asian girls;…

Profile in Courage: How Journalist and Social Justice Activist Rana Ayyub’s Fearlessness Inspires Me

As I open my laptop, I am greeted with the familiar comfort of clacking noise…

Fostering Revolution Through Education: How Guruchand Thakur Changed a Community and My Family

“When it comes to population, we are in big numbers, but if we are not…

How My Christmas Vacation in India Helped Me Understand the Country’s Unsung and Unheard Adivasis

According to a World Bank brief, India’s “Adivasis,” otherwise known as the scheduled tribes, account…

View Form the Middle School: India’s Most Pressing Developmental Challenge is to Eradicate Poverty

“Poverty is not just a lack of money; it is not having the capability to…

Analyzing the Role of Americans in Resolving India’s Most Pressing Developmental Issue — the Caste System

From the young girl aspiring to be a doctor but told that she can never…

‘American Meo: A Tale of Remembering’: Story of an Indigenous People With a Long History of Hindu-Muslim Syncretic Practices

“American Meo: A Tale of Remembering”is a hybrid memoir published by Sputyen Duyvil Publishing (NYC,…

Affirmative Action: South Asians Have a Responsibility to Support Diversity in American Universities

The Supreme Court decision to eliminate affirmative action has led organizers and community advocates across…

The Manipur Blowback: How India’s Religious Violence is Becoming a Problem for American Politicians

For nine days, Pieter Friedrich starved himself to get his congressman’s attention. Drawing from his…

I Am Become Death: The Bhagavad Gita, the Bomb and the Dharma of Robert Oppenheimer

Recalling the scene 20 years later, J. Robert Oppenheimer, known as the “father of the…