OPINION

Business as Usual: An Investigation of Epidemic-Based Xenophobia

By Eliza Ossolinski The shocking, life-altering consequences of COVID-19 are a novelty to some; the feelings of confusion, anger, and panic related to a global health scare are brand-new and intimidating to certain groups. While no pandemic is ideal, having never experienced these conditions before is a luxury. To be astonished by a seemingly apathetic…

What Does Having Amy Coney Barrett As a Supreme Court Justice Mean?

With the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett, American Republican politicians have managed to further secure a Supreme Court that ideologically leans towards the right-wing. Barett has officially replaced the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg — a Democratic icon. Thus, now six out of nine justices favor conservative ideologies. Although the Democratic Joe Biden has won the…