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Mother Nature: A Driving Force in the Black Lives Matter Movement

By: Belissa Ardisson The direct connection and interrelation between climate change and racial justice is more prominent than ever. Climate and racial justice advocates have long been sounding the alarm on how the impacts of climate change affect communities of color more than their white counterparts, however the narrative is being pushed. The transition to […]

The Robinhood Lawsuit- A David vs. Goliath Saga

By: Fabian Garcia The stock trading and investing application, Robinhood, has been the topic of conversation amongst investors throughout the past year. Specifically, Robinhood’s popularity peaked as COVID-19 swarmed the nation.[1] Although there are various factors impacting the movement of stocks or other securities, we have learned that Robinhood traders can sometimes hold the power […]

Are You a Foster Care Abolitionist Yet? The Children and their Mothers Sure Hope So.

By: Megan Schmidt In the age of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement, Black and Brown peoples are mobilizing to effectuate systematic change in the United States. As anti-Black violence permanently separate families, the impacted communities are looking for new ways to lower police interference and redirect funds to more appropriate responders in […]

The Supreme Court’s Opportunity to Modernize College Athlete Rights

By: Jordan Gary Should college athletes be allowed to receive unlimited “education-related benefits” from schools in exchange for their labor? On March 22, 2021, the Supreme Court will hear NCAA v. Alston[1] to decide just that. The Court granted certiorari to determine whether the Ninth Circuit erred in holding that NCAA eligibility rules regarding compensation […]