Kaitlyn Liu

kliu55@binghamton.edu

15 Articles


Columns

Gov. Cuomo should be held accountable for sexual assault allegations against him

Six women have now leveled allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Referred to as the “most tumultuous moment of his political career,” Republicans and Democrats alike have...


Columns

The Atlanta shootings struck a cord for Asian women like myself

Delaina Ashley Yaun. Paul Andre Michels. Xiaojie Tan. Daoyou Feng. Soon Chung Park. Hyun Jung Grant. Suncha Kim. Yong Ae Yue. It’s been a hard week. On Tuesday, March 16, a man...


Columns

Barstool Sports easily spreads, promotes problematic ideologies

As an upperclassman at Binghamton University, I’ve seen my fair share of @binghamtonbarstool posts. The Instagram page is filled with videos of college students getting drunk or breaking things, and at times,...


Columns

Despite promises to increase faculty diversity, cluster hiring remains unfulfilled

In May 2020, former Harpur College Dean Elizabeth Chilton announced her decision to leave Binghamton University. As previously reported by Pipe Dream at the time, Chilton explained that her new position as...


Columns

In a critical election, abstaining from voting is a privilege

With less than one month until the 2020 presidential election and around two weeks left to request an absentee ballot, voting has become a popular topic of discussion on campus. As these...


Housing Issue

Landlords must to be flexible to students’ needs

Colleges across the nation have shut down due to increasing coronavirus cases, and the threat of nonrefundable, off-campus housing continues to loom over many Binghamton University students. Unlike students on campus, it...


Columns

Anti-racist readings must encompass more than Black trauma

Following repetitive police brutality and a spotlight on the Black Lives Matter movement over the past few months, anti-racist reading lists popped up across news outlets as one of many recommended actions...


Columns

Anti-African racism in China is part of a larger phenomenon

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread globally, with more than 3.2 million confirmed cases as of May 2, racist and xenophobic sentiments toward minority groups continue to spread with it. In...


Columns

The lack of diversity in faculty and staff on campus leaves many vulnerable

Between the presidential election, the coronavirus and even “The Bachelor,” hate speech has become an important topic of conversation today. More often than not, hate speech stems from a place of deep-seated...


Columns

To fight climate change, we must rethink our relationship with nature

In the past year, wildfires across the globe have covered the front pages of our newspapers. With devastating losses in the Amazon rainforest, Australia, California and other areas, newspapers have continuously broken...