OCHIENG: Equal pay for equal work

April 14, 2015
For graduating seniors, starting salaries are an all-too-common concern, but for soon-to-be alumnae, figuring out next year’s salary may be a little more stressful than for our male counterparts.

OCHIENG: A call for respect

February 7, 2014
By paying attention to the people and situations around us, we can address problems the moment they arise — and at the same time, make our high standards visible to all.

OCHIENG: A true pivot on Africa

October 16, 2013
espite possessing the fastest growing population and economies in the world, Africa has been curiously absent from Yale’s agenda.

OCHIENG: Beyond filling the seats

November 13, 2012
The women of Congress bear a unique burden because we exist in a bizarre transition time of figuring out just how fourth-wave feminism will express itself.

OCHIENG: The myth of a post-racial society

March 23, 2012
On February 26, high school junior Trayvon Martin stepped out of his father’s girlfriend’s home during the halftime break of a basketball game to grab some Skittles and iced tea at a nearby 7-11. As Martin walked down the street of the small, gated community, George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old Hispanic man, deemed him suspicious, followed »