The Black Lives Matter movement, the social media response to our By The Numbers special edition and the Jan. 6 insurrection strengthened the Graphic’s commitment to serving as an inclusive, unbiased news source. The Graphic’s senior leadership team reiterates their values for the spring semester and shares their plans for holding themselves accountable.
2020 incited performative activism in a way many argue has not been seen in decades. The murder of George Floyd turned countless individuals into activists overnight, but unfortunately, this action ended just as quickly as it began.
Eighty-three years after the Graphic published its first issue, the current leaders of the student-run organization reflect on their responsibility to do better, committing themselves to amplifying Black voices and pursuing the truth long after it is breaking news.