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A Case for Ethnic Studies

A Case for Ethnic Studies

Tal Marom

February 7, 2016

ith the news that a new class will be added to the curriculum, we could ponder the classes we want: psychology, sociology, perhaps even a home economics class. But when thinking of classes we need on campus, ethnic studies comes to mind. We already have relatively liberal history classes in the c...

Two paths, one destination

Two paths, one destination

Cynthia Mao

April 9, 2012

Junior Douglas Sefton takes after his father in terms of height. “My dad’s 6-foot-3 and mom’s 5-foot-2. He’s a big fat white guy and she’s a small Chinese girl.” Sefton’s parents also have dissimilar personalities. Sefton’s father is more jocular, lenient and messy; his mother is stricter...