Muna Adem: Shanesha Taylor did what she felt she needed to do to survive. She did what many would have done if they were in her shoes. This is what inadequate social support produces.
Muna Adem recently received a bachelor degree in Journalism with a concentration in Broadcasting and a concentration in Gender Studies from California State University, Northridge. She was born in Germany, grew up in Sweden but her motherland is Ethiopia. While at CSUN, she was the opinion editor and the news editor for the school paper, the Daily Sundial.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Confident people don’t bash themselves; they don’t let negative thinking and self-loathing screw up a good workout or undermine their progress.
Edward Wasserman: The larger question, to me, was less why she did what she did, but why everybody seemed to care so much, and why her case provoked so much anger.
Joe Mathews: But with immigration flatlining and the climate drying up, it may soon be.