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Coral Gables
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

On the chopping block: Healthcare, Roe v. Wade, marriage equality

It’s clear that they are more committed to the confirmation of Barrett than they are to the millions of Americans suffering in this pandemic.

The argument for Amy Coney Barrett

I’m a Catholic and a Republican (in that order), and I am overjoyed that a brilliant woman like Amy Coney Barrett will be joining the Supreme Court of the United States. Her textualist and originalist approach to interpreting the law— understanding the Constitution and other documents as they are written and were understood when adopted— is important to preserving stability in our judiciary and is a critical protection for the rule of law.

Actually the fly won: Analyzing the vice presidential debate

Let us not propel a false reality, devoting ourselves to a false prophet that threatens our precious American democracy.

Coping with the other impact of Covid-19: mental health challenges

From a psychiatric standpoint our current challenges go far beyond coronavirus. Of course, Covid-19 is a big deal, but what will be left in its wake? We must also be focused on the pandemic’s mental health impact.

Rediscovering small comforts

Entering the pandemic, I had no idea what to do with all of the newfound time on my hands.

Let’s talk about Kyle Rittenhouse

One carries a simple handgun for protection, but a person who carries the long, inconvenient, sizable AR-15 assault rifle that Rittenhouse had, appears to be a premeditated act more than a precaution.

What does defunding the police mean?

Whatever law enforcement body is to exist in our country, it needs to be one with more training than today’s police officers.

Never Forget: Remembering 9/11

Maybe tragedies like 9/11 can not only serve as moments to honor the lives that were lost, but as reminders to appreciate every single human being who has touched your life.

The Power of Organizing

In the light of George Floyd’s untimely, cold-blooded murder, social media helped spread the horrific news.

‘Canes Care for ‘Canes, or do they?

And because we know that there is a vast racial disparity concerning the prognosis of those diagnosed with coronavirus, the continued effort to open a campus in an in-person format means that BIPOC students, staff, groundskeepers, dining hall workers, and instructors will disproportionately be forced to deal with the repercussions.

Happiness comes in waves

Surfing has become my personal coping mechanism for quarantine blues. Completely new to the sport, I found an old board in my grandma’s basement and decided it would be the perfect pastime to explore in Miami.

Why is the university blaming students for its own error?

What has been particularly frustrating in the ensuing events since the TikTok video surfaced for me has been the administration’s quick blaming of students.