Reneé Nikolov

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  • Coronavirus jokes reinforce sinophobia

    The discourse was inevitable. With Asians making up at least 18 percent of the Carnegie Mellon student population as of the Fall 2018 Academic Year, the effects of the coronavirus outbreak were bound to be discussed on campus at large. Heated debates about sinophobia, racis...

    Forum | March 2, 2020
  • CMU continues to struggle with ableism

    It happened again. I sighed as I opened up Facebook to see a new post on the private Facebook page Overheard at Carnegie Mellon reading, “at schartz [Schatz]: [I] don’t believe in [ADHD].” That post indicated another unknown member of our community who did not “believe in” my neurodivergence, a condition that affects how I function in my day-to-day life. I was reminded yet again that there were pe...

    Forum | January 27, 2020