Sara Khan

Sara Khan (23C) is from Fairfax, Virginia, majoring in neuroscience and behavioral biology and minoring in English. In her free time, she enjoys reading, binge-watching Netflix shows, playing tennis and sleeping. Contact Khan at [email protected]

Short-Term Suffering and Long-Standing Corruption: Beirut Needs Our Help

On Aug. 4, a deadly explosion in Beirut, Lebanon left thousands injured and hundreds killed. In a recent address, former Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab claimed the source of the blast to be 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate accidentally left unattended in a port warehouse for nearly seven years. When asked why the material was [...]

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Non-Black POC, It’s Time to Educate Ourselves and Become True Allies

I can’t count the number of times I’ve let anti-Black racist remarks from family members slide simply because I was afraid to confront them about their behavior. When I was finally able to muster the courage to explain how offensive their statements were, my words never seemed to be enough to help them understand their [...]

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‘Indian Matchmaking’ Isn’t a Perfect Match, But Worth the Compromise

Shortly after the release of Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever,” which was recently renewed for a second season, Netflix debuts another original series highlighting the South Asian experience. Smriti Mundhra’s documentary “Indian Matchmaking” explores the arranged marriage process with top Mumbai-based matchmaker Sima Taparia at the center of the show’s exciting dates, nervous breakdowns [...]

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Returning to Campus Warrants Grave Caution

After many local and state governments nationwide reopened their economies in early June, California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently rolled back such efforts in 30 counties, a move mirrored by other hard-hit states, including Florida and Texas. Although cases have been rising rapidly in Georgia, warranting new reversal policies, in Gov. Brain Kemp’s address this Wednesday, [...]

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