Supposing that federal officials intend to enforce optimal COVID-19 countermeasures, they must address systemic complications such as resource denial, proximity of nutrition, continued unemployment, and racial discrepancies in frontline worker representation.
by Myliyah Hanna (Image source: http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-board-tirade/files/2016/07/IS-His-Life-Worth-More-Than-Mine.jpg) We have been under the Trump presidency for almost two months now. Yet, before even a month ended the Trump presidency found itself in the face of scandal after scandal. He signed an executive order banning Muslims from seven Muslim-majority countries, as they have been deemed the areas creating so-called[…]
By Jacob Uskavitch For the 2016-2017 academic year, there are exactly 408 Black male undergraduates at the University of Virginia, being less than 3 percent of the total student population. Four hundred and eight — a number high enough making it hard to know everyone but low enough causing surprise when you meet a[…]
by Myliyah Hannah On a Tuesday of last semester, as I walked from class to work, I was paused by the collection of bodies outside of Old Cabell Hall. As students and adults sat on the steps, they listened to the words of one of my favorite instructors, Professor Maurice Wallace. I later learned[…]
The next week will be an important week for many of you who are preparing for the transition from UVA to the career world. This year we have worked to provide two unique opportunities for students to negotiate this process. On Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 12 noon, Jasmine Jackson, Career Counselor from the UVA Career Center,[…]
By Brianna Hamblin News Editor The Black Student Alliance called on students to wear all black and hosted a “die-in” in front of Old Cabell Hall this past Friday. The peaceful protest was in light of the recent deaths of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott as well as the lives that had been taken[…]
By: Dibora Haile Underground is a new show created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, and produced by the likes of John Legend, Mike Jackson and several other big names. With such dynamic and creative contributors, Underground has created high expectations from its onset. Yet, it falls short of one’s expectation. Stories of slavery[…]