A woman of two homes

Every morning in Russia, a driver would wait for Natasha Schiff to emerge from her house before whisking her away to her office at Rostov State University. Head of the university’s Linguistics Department, Schiff would rush into her office, assign the day’s tasks...

An immigrant who’s just like me

I still snicker whenever he speaks with his parents on the phone in the lounge outside our dorm rooms. “Ni-hao,” I hear him say to his mom in Mandarin. How are you? It’s a language I hadn’t heard before as a life-long resident of the south suburbs of Chicago....

Shoutout to CNN’s Latino in America series

“In a national context, being Hispanic or Latino often times simply means being uneducated, undocumented, a criminal, or a single mother. We as a people have not done enough to correct these horrible stereotypes….” These words were not pulled from any weekend...