By Mary Corey

Kamala Harris’ election to the vice presidency is an exciting milestone for women and people of color in America and around the world. Representation in our government is important, and the Biden administration is working towards achieving that goal. By appointing a record number of women to serve in his cabinet, the government is starting to reflect the beautiful diversity of the United States more than ever before.

One of the most well-known cabinet members in the Biden administration is Jen Psaki. As the face of the White House, this former White House communications director and state…


By Shreya Rajappa

Bravely walking past adults and even children holding signs with the words “We Want To Keep Our School White” in red and a coffin holding a black baby doll, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges was the first black child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960. Today, our schools function under the Equal Educational Opportunities Act that prohibits public schools from discriminating against students on the basis of race, color, or nationality. While this law reflects tolerance more than our nation’s laws once did, this isn’t enough. Black students still have obstacles that hinder…


By Dahlia Gumaa

It is the annual celebration of achievements by African Americans; that is the month of February, African American history month. During this month, we recognize the success and triumph amongst African Americans throughout American history. After a trail of events affecting the Black community over the past year, some may say all we have done this year is mourn. Mourn the loss of our biggest names of representation and pride, mourn the loss of those fallen to discrimination and neglect, and most of all, mourn the loss of those who have fallen to police brutality. This past…


By Sarah Han

The Judiciary Committee confirmed a week before the election that Amy Coney Barrett, the once Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, is now officially a justice associate in the Supreme Court. Former President Trump advocated for Barrett being part of the Senate, as her beliefs aligned with republican beliefs.

Now, who is Amy Coney Barrett? Amy Coney Barrett was a jurist, lawyer, and academic. She studied at the University of Notre Dame and was a professor at Notre Dame Law School, where she taught civics and law. …


By Kaylah Janis

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‒an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district‒streamed a game of the hugely popular “Among Us” on Twitch, along with other known gamers. “Among us” is a 10 player video game that takes place in space. In the game, there are two Imposters who attempt to sabotage and kill the rest of the players, known as Crewmates, before they complete all their tasks or figure out who the Imposter is. In the video, she reaches out to a younger audience and encourages them to vote in the upcoming election, rallying…


By Ira Sharma

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a name you’ve probably seen in the headlines many times in the past few weeks. Since she was nominated by President Trump, the 48-year old federal judge has been scrutinized head to toe. A major question that has come up in the minds of lawmakers and citizens alike is whether she’ll be able to keep her Catholic faith out of her rulings, particularly in cases like Roe v. Wade.

While Judge Barrett has spoken openly about her Catholic faith, she hasn’t ruled on any abortion-related cases, and when asked about her stance…


By Sriya Singh

Bang! She remembered the shot fired in Turkey that had resulted in losing her leg, but without it, Hall would’ve never been known as the most feared spy of World War Two to the Nazis. While she sipped her tea at the CIA, years after the incident, she thought back to her original plan, prior to the loss of her leg. She was inspired by her study abroad in France to work in the American Embassy for the Foreign Service Department. Getting into the embassy was difficult enough. Being a woman, there were only 6 out of…


By Sriya Singh

Over the years, America has made amazing progress with getting women involved in politics, although there is still room for improvement. As of now, women account for 26% of the Senate and 23.2% of the House of Representatives, totaling to 23.7% of Congress. Recently however, more and more extremely influential women have been playing key roles in our government. Looking at this, we often tend to forget that it was only a century ago that the 19th amendment was passed, which began the process to guarantee all women the right to vote.

The Suffrage Movement was a…


By Ira Sharma

We, as Americans, often take the right to vote for granted. It’s a powerful tool in the hands of the people to make changes as they see fit. The Founding Fathers understood voting as an essential part of our democracy- a right that every American deserved. However, this wasn’t always true.

American women were granted the right to vote on August 18th, 1920, when the 19th amendment was ratified, 144 years after our nation was founded. Women gained their vote in a tumultuous time of change, as World War I had just ended.

2020 marks 100 years…


By Dahlia Gumaa

The 2020 elections are right around the corner, we are seeing a rise in discussion about Joe Biden and his newly picked running mate Kamala Harris. Will become a very significant moment in the U.S. election history Kamala Harris is one of the only women in history to be elected in office. However, many people don’t know about past women who have fought for a seat at the table. Aside from Hillary Clinton, there are other women in the past that have tried to run for president and VP. …

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