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Articles by Ameer Malik (29)


Malik ’18: The gatekeepers of knowledge

March 8, 2016 2 comments

As an ardent defender of the humanities, I am disturbed by a news article published recently in the New York Times.


Malik ’18: The difficulties of historical legacy

February 24, 2016 1 comment

A recent Herald article (“Professorship name stirs polarizing views,” Feb. 17) has lingered in my mind and has made me ponder how we view and judge people.

Malik ’18: The Academy’s shortcomings

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Malik ’18: The Academy’s shortcomings

February 7, 2016 3 comments

I tried to stop caring about the Academy Awards when I began noticing that they often picked winners with which I didn’t agree at all.


Malik ’18: An actual break

January 28, 2016 2 comments

Last semester, when I learned that my parents were planning a trip during the first two weeks of winter break to visit relatives, I had mixed feelings.


Malik ’18: Getting through the emotional pain

December 3, 2015 0 comments

Pain has been on my mind, and I will take this opportunity to discuss certain ideas that I have encountered that have helped me cope.


Malik ’18: The dangerous stupidity of Islamophobia

November 23, 2015 24 comments

I dread the Islamophobic backlash that will cause innocent people who are in no way associated with or supportive of terrorist groups to get hurt.


Malik ’18: Bedtime stories

November 13, 2015 0 comments

When deep questions feel the most immediate, it’s time to engage with literature to find your answers.


Malik ’18: The results of our efforts

November 10, 2015 0 comments

What should matter are not only the benefits we gain from our work, but also our relationship to the work we do.


Malik ’18: Halloween and horror

October 23, 2015 0 comments

Horror derives its strength from its power to remind us of our fears, but it simultaneously helps us grapple with what we are afraid of.


Malik ’18: The door is open

October 12, 2015 1 comment

In addition to letting students receive help, office hours allow students to see their instructors more as people.