Global Citizen

New Oil Discoveries Could Reduce Poverty in Guyana — But at What Cost?

Guyana, a small country on the coast of South America, is best known for its vast biodiversity and large deposits of gold. But ExxonMobil has now struck a different kind of “gold” more than a dozen times off the country’s shores: oil.

Brown Girl Magazine

#MeToo in Bollywood: More Survivors Find Their Voices About Powerful Industry Insiders

Since Tanushree Dutta’s recent sexual harassment accusations against actor Nana Patekar, choreographer Ganesh Acharya and director Vivek Agnihotri, other major allegations against a lengthening roster of the nation’s public figures have come to light. It seems that survivors are now finding the courage to speak out and name their abusers.

The Delphian

Campus Task Force Responds to Trump’s Decision to Phase Out DACA

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, President Trump made good on his campaign promise that he would end Barack Obama’s DACA and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents) programs. And immediately, the Adelphi DACA, International and Immigration Task Force responded by creating programs and reaching out to impacted students.

Investigative Journalism

The Delphian

Student Journalists in Jeopardy of Exploitation by Crowdsourcing Media Platform

In 2017, there were reports to faculty from Odyssey writers and editors-in-chief at Adelphi who were unhappy with the stunted communication between their community and Odyssey management, as well as a lack of response during times of need. This has raised concerns among some faculty that students are unwittingly being taken advantage of in their pursuit of earning a byline for their resumes.

Features & Profiles

Global Citizen

This Activist is Changing Education in Nepal so Girls can Take Charge of Their Lives

Brown Girl Magazine

Sisters Devika and Saloni Kumar Create the MAHI Project: Providing Menstrual Education to Underprivileged Indian Women 

Through this initiative, Devika and Saloni have provided the women in Dityakhedi, Rajasthan a communal low-cost pad-making machine, created by original “PadMan,” Arunachalam Muruganantham.

Brown Girl Magazine

Ink Minx: An American-Pakistani Woman’s Journey to Tattoo Artistry 

Shanzey Afzal became skilled at creating mehendi designs at a young age, becoming the go-to artist for family events. She is now a 25-year-old tattoo artist who has established her own mobile studio “for women by women” called Ink Minx, which appears at festivals, events and conferences in New York.


Brown Girl Magazine

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Reminds us of a Great Bollywood Movie, and That’s More Important Than You’d Think 

The film is a classic, yet lavish, East-meets-West affair, and there are striking similarities to a film industry we know and love for its iconic and sometimes fantastical depictions of love. Here are seven ways “Crazy Rich Asians” reminds us of Bollywood:

Brown Girl Magazine

‘Quantico’ Series Wrap-Up: ABC Closes the Door on Alex Parrish

On August 3rd, the first primetime American television show to boast a female South Asian lead, “Quantico,” came to an end after three seasons.

Personal Essays

Brown Girl Magazine

What I Found on my Search for the Perfect Nose Ring

A few months after I turned sixteen, I had my nose pierced. The decision was partially cosmetic, but it was also a way to embrace my heritage. Nose rings have been part of the Indian culture for hundreds of years.

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