Kaitlyn Liu

kliu55@binghamton.edu

11 Articles


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...


Columns

Student protests in Hong Kong are more crucial than we're led to believe

The persistent protests in Hong Kong broke new ground when violence between police and student activists at The Chinese University of Hong Kong resulted in the suspension of classes and the subsequent...


Columns

Letter to the Editor: In response to Stella Huang's Oct. 10 column

The response to the recent federal ruling that Harvard does not discriminate against Asian Americans in their admissions process has been extremely polarizing in what was already an intense debate about the...


Columns

The debate on climate change prevents nations from taking it seriously

The Amazon rainforest is known for its astounding biodiversity, size and importance to the rainforest ecosystem. In fact, the Amazon rainforest alone is responsible for 20 percent of Earth’s oxygen, thus earning...


Columns

How does BU's meal plan system affect healthy eating habits?

At Binghamton University, students have a meal plan system unlike many other colleges. While most colleges rely mainly on a swipe system, allotting a certain number of weekly “swipes” to enter dining...