Students discuss their experiences with microaggressions

Joyce Varma

Students react to subtle instances of racism. The New York Times ran a story in March on microaggressions: subtle forms of racism that don’t necessarily come across as overtly or purposefully discriminatory, but still leave the receiver feeling awkward. We wondered how common microaggressions are on campus, and how students feel about them. Listen to the stories below to hear about how students have experienced these subtle forms of discrimination.