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Is Congress' Role in Affairs of Major League Baseball Justified?

By Victor Castro On February 7th, after months of arbitration, Alex Rodriguez dropped his lawsuit against Major League Baseball for being dealt a 212-game suspension. Although the suspension was appealed and has since been reduced to 162 games, it represents the longest suspension ever given for a [...]

May 5, 2014 National, Print Edition
Mom and Child

New Paternity Laws Challenge Age-Old Gender Norms

By Liza Lansing and Jessie Abrams In recent years, there has been much debate over whether women can attain gender equality by “leaning in” to their roles at home, in the workplace, and as mothers. The plight of men who [...]

March 18, 2014 Global, Print Edition
Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan: Women in the Wake of Natural Disasters

By Taylor Evensen On November 8, 2013, one of the strongest storms ever recorded at landfall struck the Philippines, killing thousands of people and displacing millions. Just five days after Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the central Philippines, accounts of rape [...]

March 18, 2014 Global, Print Edition
Ten Dollars

Minimum Wage: An Affront to Federalism

By Jordan Rosman Can the federal government regulate intrastate commerce? Anybody with a basic understanding of U.S. constitutional law would answer an emphatic “no”: the constitution only affords the federal government the power to regulate interstate commerce. Article I of [...]

March 18, 2014 National, Print Edition

Nothing to Hide? Why Privacy Matters … Even for the Innocent

By Zachary Slayback The 2013 revelations of Edward Snowden and other whistleblowers threw the issue of 21st century surveillance and privacy into the limelight of public discourse. Even with widespread distrust in our governments to follow the constitutional procedures binding [...]

March 18, 2014 National, Print Edition
Don Beyer

An Interview with Ambassador Don Beyer

By Luis Ferre and Bryan Hoang Don Beyer served as the United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein from 2009 to 2013. He also served as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1998. As ambassador to Switzerland, were you [...]

March 18, 2014 Interviews, Print Edition
Donald Trump

An Interview with Donald Trump

By Anthony Cruz Donald Trump graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Business in 1968. Do you plan on running for President again or pursuing politics in the future? DT: I have not decided. [...]

March 18, 2014 Interviews, Print Edition
Jim McGreevey

An Interview with Jim McGreevey

By Anthony Cruz and Arynne Wexler Jim McGreevey served as State Assemblyman and then State Senator of New Jersey. He subsequently served as the 52nd Governor of New Jersey from 2002 to 2004. He is the first openly gay state [...]

March 18, 2014 Interviews, Print Edition
Rainbow Star of David

Israel Leads the Fight for LGBTQ Equality

By Alexandra Friedman In January 2014, the state of Israel unveiled a new Holocaust memorial in Tel Aviv, built to remember the gay and lesbian victims of Nazi persecution. Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai and the German ambassador to Israel [...]

March 18, 2014 Global, Print Edition

Challenging China: How the U.S. Can Change the State of Human Rights

By Jordan Dannenberg On January 26th, a Chinese court sentenced Xu Zhiyong, a prominent human rights advocate, to four years imprisonment for “gathering a crowd to disturb public order.” The Noble Prize Winning Liu Xiaobo is currently serving eleven years [...]

March 18, 2014 Global, Print Edition