THE LEGACY OF RUTH BADER GINSBERG

THE LEGACY OF RUTH BADER GINSBERG

On Monday, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice by the Senate. In a 52-48 outcome, all Democrats voted against her confirmation but all Republicans, except for Senator Susan Collins, voted in support of her.  Barrett is now the third successfully appointed Supreme Court Justice nominated by President Trump. Trump now has [...]

AS SEEN ON NETFLIX: ENOLA HOLMES

AS SEEN ON NETFLIX: ENOLA HOLMES

When Arthur Conan Doyle published the first story of private detective, Sherlock Holmes, in 1887, he didn’t realize the spark he had ignited. Over a 100 years later, adaptations of the renowned character continue to grow. Most recently, another Sherlock adaptation was released on Netflix, though this one didn’t focus on the famous detective himself [...]

VOTING 101

VOTING 101

While voting is considered a citizen’s right, one glance at history reveals that the right to vote could even be considered a privilege. Until the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, women weren’t able to exercise their right to vote. Suffragettes fought for decades, so that themselves and all women after them were granted [...]

INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM

INTERSECTIONAL FEMINISM

Even in the 21st century, the feminism movement continues to evolves, transforming into a more modern and inclusive approach. First Wave Feminism Flaws In July 1848, a group of women, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, gathered in Seneca Falls. Their ultimate goal was the right to vote among women, or more specifically, white women. Not a [...]

GRADUATING COLLEGE IN 2.5 YEARS DURING A PANDEMIC

GRADUATING COLLEGE IN 2.5 YEARS DURING A PANDEMIC

When and how you graduate is inherently personal. For me, I decided I wanted to graduate early because I felt that school was overbearing and limiting to what I want to do. Although I have learned a lot and I have met people who have helped me immensely, I find that school is a commitment [...]