Somewhere on campus, a man calls a female student a terrorist from his car window, a group of students passionately argue the logic behind public bans on hijabs and a TA refuses to give a student her exam until she removes her headscarf.
St. Patrick’s Day became a day to celebrate Irish heritage in the United States. Now, the day—and subsequently, the heritage—is indelibly tied to alcohol and its abuse.
What I’ve come to realize is that I don’t get to pick up and put down my privilege, I carry it around with me all day, every day.
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