Annick Tabb

atabb1@binghamton.edu

13 Articles


Columns

Is reaching across the aisle worthwhile?

A few days ago, an op-ed column co-written by Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser, titled “Can You Like the Person You Love to Hate?,” was circulating around my Twitter timeline. Bari Weiss...


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Defending abusers is never acceptable

Many people are taught to always assume the best in others. Utilizing this principle can be a helpful tool in establishing a sense of trust in a world that can otherwise feel...


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Catcalling can evoke conflicting emotions

When I got harassed on the street for the first time, one of my first thoughts was, “Finally.” I breathed a sigh of relief. At long last, I was considered attractive enough...


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DNA does not determine cultural identity

This month, Senator Elizabeth Warren issued a statement saying that the genetic testing she had done confirmed that she was distantly of Native American descent. This came after President Donald Trump called...


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No one should be forced to wear a bra

Sixth-grade gym class was a game changer. It was the first time that students were required to change clothes in order to participate. On the first day we were asked to change...


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Diversity helps minority students feel accepted

When I was a kid, I went to the birthday party of a friend who lived in a different town that was known for its affluence. Everything went smoothly until we were...


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We need to stop glorifying artists who exploit their models

When I was in third grade, I developed a slight obsession with Greek mythology. It was during this time that I learned about the Muses — the goddesses of literature, science and...


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We must condemn men who blame their violent acts on women

The phrase “Nice guys finish last” is a common one. I have heard it and variations like “She friendzoned me” and “Girls only date assholes” countless times. When I hear or read...


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Music festivals shouldn't be a breeding ground for sexual assault

I know I sound like “that person,” but I love a good music festival. When I bought my Saturday ticket for The Governors Ball Festival on Randall’s Island, I let myself get...


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We can't discuss drugs without discussing race

Drugs and their use have long been contentious topics in the United States. The national conversation about drugs is multifaceted and diverse. One of the problems that needs to be addressed is...