Post Tagged with: "SCOTUS"

TOP: SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA; BOTTOM: ANGELA MASKE 
H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) visits Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to express concerns over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

HFC President Urges Senators to Block SCOTUS Nominee

H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) is publicly pressing Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) in a push to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation by visiting the senators’ offices multiple times a week. Brett Kavanaugh, United States Circuit Judge of the United[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MESA & BENNETT: Rooting for an Underdog Upset

MESA & BENNETT: Rooting for an Underdog Upset

In March of 2013, a little-known school by the name of Wichita State University made a historic run in the annual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Entering as a No. 9 seed team, the Shockers triumphed over No. 8 seed Pittsburgh, No. 1 seed Gonzaga, No. 13 seed La Salle and[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Inescapability of Race in Today’s World

The Inescapability of Race in Today’s World

“Only racist when I’m at Walmart.” “So, could you rap for us?” “Mexican men tend to frighten me.” “No, I’m not on a scholarship.” “But I voted for Barack Obama.” “I feel uncomfortable with you here.” “People, this isn’t your grandfather’s racism.” Four years ago, Michelle Norris founded “The Race[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Kagan Offers Career Advice

Kagan Offers Career Advice

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan advised third-year law students to approach their budding careers holistically when she spoke at the Georgetown University Law Center on Monday afternoon as part of the inaugural Dean’s Lecture to the Graduating Class. Kagan described herself as a voracious reader who grew up aspiring to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

SCOTUS: Foreign Book Sales Legal

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled March 19 that it is legal to buy cheaper foreign versions of books overseas and resell or give them away in the United States. In the case Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, John Wiley, a major textbook publisher, sued SupapKirtsaeng, a Thai student, for importing and reselling[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Supreme Court Hears Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court Hears Affirmative Action Case

Affirmative action admission policies came under fire as the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Wednesday. The case originated in 2009 when Abigail Fisher, a white applicant, was denied admission to the University of Texas at[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Race: One Dimension of Diversity

There is no denying that diversity of students is a must for higher education, but affirmative action is not the best way to go about ensuring this. The case of Fischer vs. The University of Texas may end up eliminating the use of race in the admissions process to ensure[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Opinion