Jenna Rush ’14 In an act that is increasingly being talked about around the world, Malala Yousafzai spent her 16th birthday at the United Nations demanding compulsory education for young people worldwide. Malala, a Pakistani schoolgirl, was shot in the head in October 2012 while speaking out for her right to education. At the UN, […]
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What’s the Big Deal?
Jenna Rush ’14 For the past month, the name Edward Snowden has been featured on every news source. His leak about Prism and the National Security Agency (NSA) has fueled a national debate over government transparency and where to draw the line between security and privacy. Citizens across the country are outraged over the invasive […]
Jenna Rush ’14 “We want to join the institution of marriage,” said Paul Katami, plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, “not to take anything away, but to strengthen it and to live up to its ideals.” These words came minutes after the Supreme Court announced decisions on two major cases regarding same-sex marriage, dismissing the case […]
Jenna Rush ’14 It has been six months since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and very little progress has been made toward reducing the number of gun related deaths in the U.S. Amidst a weekend of gun violence, a bill that will expand background checks on gun sales sits in the Senate after […]