Tag: America

Linda Brown’s legacy

By AARON BETANCOURT Linda Brown, the schoolgirl associated with the 1954 landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, died Sunday, March 25 at the age of 76 in Topeka, Kansas. The case began in 1951 when Brown was denied enrollment to Sumner Elementary School, an all-white school a few blocks away from her family residence. […]

Caring: The first step towards change

By ALEXANDRA TIRADO As a foreigner living in the United States and actively participating in its culture, I think I can say this with some confidence: U.S., you’re quirky as hell. Don’t get me wrong though America, you are a wonderful country. Even in this age and time, the U.S. still remains a socially responsible […]

An American Dream: Porn and politics

By KATIE STOCKDALE Our news cycle of outrage has, since January, been overtaken by the “Stormy Daniels Saga.” The adult film star’s alleged affair with President Trump, the subsequent nondisclosure agreement she signed to not discuss it and the money that may or may not have changed hands has been covered in papers, talk shows […]

Empowering women: Trinidad’s female president

By INDIRA MOOSAI Retired judge Paula Mae Weekes was sworn in as Trinidad’s first female president on March 19. Weekes is well trained with the law, with over 10 years of experience in both private and public spheres, such as the Criminal Division of Trinidad’s High Court and the Court of Appeal. In her inauguration […]

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