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Emi Tuyetnhi Tran

Emi Tuyetnhi Tran is an intern for NBC News Digital.

Emi Tuyetnhi Tran is an intern for NBC News Digital.

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Columbia University president grilled about campus antisemitism at congressional hearing

Columbia University’s President Nemat “Minouche” Shafik faced questions from House Republicans on her handling of antisemitism on campus after the Oct. 7 attack.
41d ago

A female comic book superhero fights villains — and a painful women's health condition

Chinese-Dominican and queer comic book superhero Lúz La Luminosa has her own comic book where she fights villains and also raises awareness of endometriosis, and the reception has been very positive, said comic book creator Edgardo Rodriguez-Miranda.
46d ago

Civil rights groups push to rename Baltimore bridge because of namesake's links to slavery

Civil rights groups have voted to petition Maryland's government to rename the Francis Scott Key Bridge because Key, the author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” was also a slave owner.
47d ago

Latino students make up most of the nation's growth in college degrees

Latino students accounted for the vast majority, 79%, of the four percent overall increase in degree attainment over the last five years, though they still lag behind other groups, according to a new report from Excelencia in Education.
53d ago

Medellín, Colombia, bans sex work in two areas after U.S. tourist found with minors

The mayor of Medellín, the second-largest city in Colombia, announced a temporary ban on prostitution in two neighborhoods after an American tourist was discovered in a hotel room with two underage girls.
60d ago

Latino and Black dads often underestimate when teen sons are sexually active, delaying safe sex advice

Latino and Black fathers often underestimated when their teenage sons became sexually active, resulting in delayed education about safe sex practices, a new Johns Hopkins study published in the “Annals of Family Medicine” found.

After odor complaints shut down a Portland Vietnamese restaurant, city revisits a potentially discriminatory policy

A pho restaurant in Portland, Oregon, has shuttered due to anonymous odor complaints, sparking a firestorm of backlash against the city’s smell codes, which residents and lawmakers slammed as potentially discriminatory.
69d ago

BYU now requires incoming students to read controversial 'musket fire' speech

LGBTQ students and advocates at BYU in Utah slammed the school for requiring all freshmen read a controversial 2021 speech that they say incited violence and hatred against the queer community.
72d ago

Colleges serving Latino students struggle with infrastructure needs

Many Hispanic Serving Institutions or HSIs had "extensive facility needs” including unmet digital infrastructure issues, a GAO report found, with funding being an issue.

Da’Vine Joy Randolph tearfully accepts Oscar for best supporting actress

Da’Vine Joy Randolph took home the Oscar for best supporting actress on Sunday for her role as a boarding school head cook who is grieving her son in “The Holdovers.”
81d ago

Man arrested in connection with a homophobic NYC subway slashing

A New York man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a homophobic slashing incident on a Manhattan subway train last week.