Articles

The Indian-American Trump Voter: A Breakdown

Trump’s outright support of the current Indian administration under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as well as Trump’s considerable approval of the Indian-American work ethic, appeals to the nationalist tendencies of many first- and second-generation Indian-Americans. This pushes them to vote

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Punjab Farmers

The Indian government has introduced new laws to privatize the agriculture industry. Tens of thousands of farmers from Punjab and other states are marching to Delhi in protest against these laws. Their peaceful protests, however, have been met with water

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Black Lives Matter Sacramento Protest

Chants of “Black Lives Matter” and “George Floyd” rang out across Sacramento yesterday as hundreds of people peacefully protested in solidarity with the protesters in Minneapolis. Our Photography Editor, Maayez Imam, captured these photos showing how the protest unfolded. If

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Cowtown or Browntown

By Sona Bhargava Without all my brown friends at college, one might mistake me for a human hermit. Almost every organization or club I’ve joined, and almost every friend I’ve made shares my cultural ties (cough, cough Other Collective). This

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No War With Iran Protest & Vigil: A Photo Essay

Members of the Davis community gather to peacefully protest the possibility of entering a war with Iran on January 9th, 2020. This protest was organized in light of heightened tensions following the U.S. airstrike on Iran and assassination of Iranian

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Holi Against Fascism

Students, staff, and faculty at UC Davis come together to stand in solidarity with the protestors in India as northeast Delhi broke out into serious violence last week. With countless reports of Muslim homes burning, religious sites and common folk

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99 Nights in Logar Book Review

By Kiana Borjian “Five is a good number. Five pillars. Five prayers. Five players on a basketball team.” So says Marwand, the protagonist of Jamil Jan Kochai’s 99 Nights In Logar (4). Marwand is visiting family in Afghanistan from the

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Diaspouric Tones

By Ariana Boostani BACKGROUND:  The term diaspora is something many of us can connect to or so electronic producer, Diaspoura hopes, having chosen their name to reflect community experiences. Diaspoura grew up in South Carolina and first came to Davis

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