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Donald Trump was just indicted. Now what?

By Meg Richards, Opinion Editor
April 5, 2023

Former Pres. Donald Trump has been indicted by a New York grand jury for using campaign funds to pay off adult film star Stormy Daniels and two other women to stay quiet about their extramarital affair....

Illustration by Rachel Choi

The Supreme Court should stay affirmative about affirmative action

By Rachel Choi, Multimedia Managing Editor
November 9, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 31, the Supreme Court held a hearing regarding the legality of race-conscious admission programs, more commonly known as affirmative action, through a lawsuit by the anti-affirmative action...

I’m devastated by her passing, terrified for who will replace her, and doubtful that they will uphold Ginsburg’s views and legacy.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fight for women’s rights lives on

By Sabine Waldeck, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 28, 2020

When I first heard the news of the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, I was in disbelief. I was aware that Ginsburg had been battling pancreatic cancer, but contemplating the possibility of...

A LQBTQ+ pride flag hangs over a jar displaying the phrase RIP RBG.

Gallery: Mourners remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg outside of U.S. Supreme Court Building

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
September 19, 2020

  WASHINGTON — Throngs of mourners gathered outside of the U.S. Supreme Court building to remember the life of longtime Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg was a prolific champion...

Alumna makes Massachusetts Supreme Court

By Max Reyes
March 16, 2017

Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Margot Botsford stepped down Wednesday, making space for her replacement, Emerson College alumna Elspeth “Ellie” Cypher. The 1980 graduate was unanimously confirmed...

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