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Centering on Central America

Centering on Central America

Riya Bindlish, Opinions Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Political Issues, Social Issues

Gunshots deafen the screams of thousands of civilians running from the rampant violence that continues to stamp over the Northern Triangle. Men and women from the region desperately protest for their human rights, hoping someone will answer the cries of a boy coerced by the Mara Salvatrucha to murder ...

Revisiting 2018: “Year of the Woman”

Revisiting 2018: “Year of the Woman”

Riya Bindlish, Opinions Editor

December 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Political Issues, Social Issues

2018 has officially been declared the second “Year of the Woman,” with a record-breaking 102 women in Congress thus far and pending elections possibly increasing that number. 1992 was the previous “Year of the Woman,” seen as the first major rise in the number of women in Congress. However, with this social p...

Considering a ban on semi-automatic guns

Brandon Shi, Vikram Balasubramanian, Kavin Kumaravel, Sraavya Sambara, and Skyler Spears

March 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Political Issues, Social Issues

We hoped it wouldn’t happen again, but it did. Since the tragedy that was Sandy Hook, mass shootings have cemented themselves into routine, permeating our news feeds with periodic cycles of mourning and inaction. Most recently, in Parkland, Fla., a gunman killed 17 people in a six-minute rampage a...

Banning the box: why we need to follow through

Arshia Mehta, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Political Issues, Social Issues

Nationwide, over 100 cities and counties have adopted a policy commonly referred to as “ban the box” — preventing employers from shutting out applicants solely based on their criminal past. Momentum for this life-altering policy has grown exponentially in recent months, but not fast enough. Re...

Ban-the-box policy receives major attention across the USA: why following through is necessary to restore confidence in the justice system

Arshia Mehta, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Political Issues, Social Issues

Nationwide, over 100 cities and counties have adopted a policy commonly referred to as “ban the box”—preventing employers from tossing applicants solely based on a criminal past. Momentum for this life-altering policy has grown exponentially in recent months, but not fast enough. Regardless, th...

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