September 2020

September 27, 2020

Education Amidst the Pandemic: Fighting to Protect Students from COVID-19

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic back in March, various government bodies immediately implemented measures within their jurisdictions in an attempt to curb the quickly rising infection rates. Due to the rapid spread and great severity of the novel coronavirus, however, these measures included strict social distancing regulations, community curfews and quarantines, and in badly-hit areas, even complete lockdowns. Sadly, the seemingly omnipresent threat of the pandemic as well as the lockdowns implemented have greatly affected […]
September 25, 2020

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: her legacy remains  

“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.” “When I’m sometimes asked ‘When will there be enough (women on the Supreme Court)?’ and my answer is: ‘When there are nine.’ People are shocked. But there’d been nine men, and nobody’s ever raised a question about that.” These powerful lines were echoed across the world last week, on September 18, as the one who spoke it, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, […]
September 7, 2020

US celebrates 100th anniversary of women suffrage

On August 18, 1920, the United States of America celebrated the 100th years of the 19th Amendment, the words where “the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged … on account of sex” were added to the US Constitution.    The day marked a century of a historical victory that led to women being able to vote in the US. The day, however, signified much more than just being able to make […]