Aftermath of Roe v. Wade decision

Earlier today, the Supreme Court decided to strike down Roe v. Wade.This Landmark Supreme Court decision leaves the right to an abortion up to each state. Some state’s abortion laws date back to the 1800’s. In Oklahoma, a law was recently put into place that will make performing an abortion a felony punishable by timeContinue reading “Aftermath of Roe v. Wade decision”

The Supreme Court has officially overturned Roe v. Wade

This post unintentionally and unenthusiastically serves as an epilogue to my previous posting, that of which referred to which states in the US have “trigger laws” in place, anticipating the overturning of Roe v. Wade (1973). While this case to overturn Roe v. Wade (Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization) was recorded to have beenContinue reading “The Supreme Court has officially overturned Roe v. Wade”

Anne L’Huillier: Beating the Odds

Consistently, research shows that sexism has a distinct impact on women in STEM fields. Gender stereotypes, male-dominated cultures, fewer role models, and math anxiety contribute to the fact that women make up only 28% of the STEM workforce. Furthermore, once women overcome these odds, their salaries are nearly $15,000 less than their male counterparts. WithContinue reading “Anne L’Huillier: Beating the Odds”

Colombia Elects First Left-Wing President

Gustavo Petro, a former member of the M19 guerilla movement and mayor of Bogota, will become the first president of Colombia from a leftist party. In another historic first, Petro’s running mate, Francia Marquez, will be the first Afro-Colombian vice-president. Petro previously ran for president in 2010 and 2018, but failed to persuade voters whoContinue reading “Colombia Elects First Left-Wing President”

Who Will Refuse Abortion Bans?

About a month ago, a leaked draft memo was released announcing that the Supreme Court was initiating conversation surrounding enactments that would overturn the court decision of Roe v. Wade (1973)– the monumental court case that has given women the legal freedom of choice over their bodies for generations, by granting abortion as a constitutionalContinue reading “Who Will Refuse Abortion Bans?”

Inflation and US Response Explained

Inflation and the resulting government response has been at the forefront of recent news yet some people may be wondering: what does it all mean? Inflation is the devaluing of a currency over the course of time. Put simply, inflation is when money can be used to purchase less and less goods and services becauseContinue reading “Inflation and US Response Explained”

Will the Coconino County National Forest Shutdown?

Flagstaff if one of the most populated small towns in Arizona, also dedicated to being a residence to thousands of college students. In recent news Flagstaff has been going through not one but three national forest fires. In earlier month this year, Flagstaff evacuated over 200 homes due to a fire near the Northeast sideContinue reading “Will the Coconino County National Forest Shutdown?”

California Celebrates First State Park’s Week

June 14th marks the start of a historic week in California’s history. The state, which is home to 279 state parks, invites the public to celebrate the first annual California State Parks Week through the 18th. The state seeks to continue the impact of COVID on park visitation. 2020-2021 saw increased visitation to parks throughoutContinue reading “California Celebrates First State Park’s Week”

Would Boycotting Gas Help?

Do you miss the days when gas prices were at $3? Several viral videos on TikTok are inviting consumers to boycott the pumps from July 3rd to July 5th. It is suggested that such a boycott would bring the demand of gas down and consequently the prices of gas, a basic supply and demand concept.Continue reading “Would Boycotting Gas Help?”

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