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Getting my first dose of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine was equal parts exciting and anxiety-inducing. Since I am in a high-priority group, getting the vaccine felt urgent. Despite trusting the science behind mRNA vaccines, I still had anxiety about possible side effects and whether it would interact with my daily medications. Now, having the first shot and first-shot anxiety behind me, I can’t wait for my second.

For this 24-year-old, fighting for Palestinian rights is ‘the most core part of my identity’

Lea Kayali is one of many Palestinian women continuing a long-held tradition of fighting for liberation

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What does it mean to come together as Asian American women? This group has been seeking an answer.

The Cosmos was formed in 2017, and its future hangs in the balance