By Sophie Reeves Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, one of the best legal minds in our country, is President Biden’s new nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States to fill the position vacated by Justice Stephen Bryer. The Harvard Law School graduate is making history as the first Black woman nominated to the Court. … Continue reading Yes, asking for Ketanji Brown Jackson’s LSAT score is racist
By Stella D’Acquisto Content warning: Mention of child pornography-related crimes. We had to have known it was coming. With the increasing partisanship and political posturing that has appeared in the hearings of the past several Supreme Court nominees, it would have been a shock for a Black female nominee to make it through her hearing … Continue reading The hearings of Ketanji Brown Jackson were a masterclass in misogynoir
By Sarah Higgins We will not go quietly back to work. Believe it or not, it has now been over two years since the beginning of the pandemic. Everything seems to be getting back to normal slowly but surely — with the exception of women getting back into the workforce. Millions of American women who … Continue reading We will not go quietly back to work??
By Stella D’Acquisto In the past decade, diverse representation has exploded within mainstream TV shows, movies, video games and books featuring more inclusive casts of characters than ever before. In Young Adult (YA) fiction –– a newer umbrella genre aimed at teenage and young adult readers –– diverse characters and authors have become especially prevalent. … Continue reading YA: The unlikely book genre leading the way in diversity
By Sydney Gray TW: Mentions of sexual assault. The first thing that comes to mind when I write “college” is probably something like football games, late-night study sessions or house parties — maybe even networking opportunities. However, for many students across the country, the word “college” is tied to sexual assault. Incoming UW–Madison students are … Continue reading Sexual assault prevention on U.S. college campuses
By Riley DeMarrais There are currently two bills in the Florida state legislature, HB 1557 and SB 1834, each stating that a school district “may not encourage classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in primary grade levels or in a manner that is not age-appropraite or developmentally appropriate for students.” If the bill … Continue reading “Don’t Say Gay” Bill