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More men need to talk about consent

Rape culture is ingrained in masculinity, but men can work to dismantle it.

Dealing with loss

Columnist Alisina Saee-Nazari wrestles with moving on after the death of his mother four years ago.

My reservations about Bernie

Foreign policy is Sanders’ major shortcoming, and that’s a problem.

The role of masculinity in school shootings

Alsina Saee-Nazari comments on the popular view of masculinity in America and its perpetuating violence.

The problem with criticizing “call-out culture”

Alisina Saee-Nazari contrasts “call-out” culture with the alternative of “calling in.”

Ahmed Without His Clock: Standing in solidarity with Ahmed is important to counteract Islamaphobia

Alisina Saee-Nazari describes the significance of showing solidarity with Ahmed as an important measure to fight prejudice against people of color.

Our lives matter: Iranian admission policy shows UMass isn’t working in good faith on diversity

A University policy restricting admittance of Iranian students and the recent killing of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill makes Alisina Saee-Nazari question what UMass is doing to prevent violence against marginalized groups.

Islamophobia is a form of racism that needs to be stopped

Alisina Saee-Nazari condemns the rampant Islamophobia taking place as a result of racist discussion of terrorism.