Allie Tay
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Articles by Allie

Note on the Israel-Palestine Special Edition

Free and open discourse is the bedrock of a vibrant society, and we aimed to help contributors feel empowered to speak their minds with confidence.

America is divided, but Judy Woodruff remains optimistic

Television news pioneer Judy Woodruff dove into the good, the bad, the ugly — and the future — of U.S. politics at Meliora Weekend on Oct. 7.

A slice of home at AASU and TSA’s Night Market

For kids like me who grew up spending summers back in their parents’ hometown overseas, the Night Market was a slice of my heritage hidden in plain sight.

An open letter to junior year

I made a bulleted list. Why? To convince myself that if I’ve survived what I deem pretty damn miserable, I can really do anything.

A chat with engineers on the engineering superiority complex

Complaining to a friend about your upcoming philosophy paper due? Well, actually, shut up, because listen, they’re an engineer, and they’ve probably spent more hours of their lives on their weekly problem sets than you have sleeping.

Spill the T(ay)!: I rely on my headphones more than I should

For me, plugging in and tuning out is the solution: It feels productive, or at least more productive than walking in silence.

Drag Charity Show: out and proud on campus

The event to aimed to bring visibility to ongoing LGBTQ+ youth issues throughout the Rochester area.

RICE Crew dances across borders

If there’s any place to enjoy EXO’s Love Shot on repeat, Shape of You remixes, or to people-watch (K-pop edition), look no further than a RICE Crew practice.

‘My Messy Mind’ has a personality of its own

Her music screams for your attention, but in a natural “you know you’ll find yourself here” and not in a “LOOK AT ME” type of way.

To everyone, everything, that’s no longer mine

You left so many pieces of you with me — I’m a mosaic. You gave me pretty stained glass, and when you left it cracked into shards.