Michaela Stone Cross (mick-“eye”-luh) is a staff writer at The Juggernaut, currently stranded in Philadelphia, away from her home in Mumbai. After studying South Asian politics, culture and history at the University of Chicago, she worked as a foreign correspondent in Mumbai. Her work previously has been published by CNN, Vox, and Vice.
Rashmi Samant made history as the first Indian woman to be elected student body president, when controversial social media posts emerged.
March 17, 2021
From Holi celebrations to paan shops, bhang has been consumed for thousands of years in India.
March 15, 2021
From racism to female-upheld misogyny, Oprah’s interview brought up familiar themes for Brown viewers everywhere.
March 09, 2021
The stories of working-class South Asians in New York City point to a history beyond the narrative of assimilation.
February 08, 2021
We give you the context for why India’s farmer protests are making headlines, and what the protesters are fighting for.
February 03, 2021
Indian businessmen are buying back colonial-era British brands. But can these acquisitions rewrite history?
January 27, 2021
Unity and diversity were the clear messages behind today’s inauguration ceremony.
January 20, 2021
For many living in Pakistan, Trump’s administration will be remembered as a respite from drone strikes, and from the war in Afghanistan.
January 19, 2021
Vogue’s decision to portray Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as “approachable,” rather than powerful, draws criticism and demands for more diversity.
January 13, 2021
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