Just before this year’s midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced his intention to sign an executive order repealing birthright citizenship for children of non-U.S. citizens. Since his announcement on Oct. 29, discussion has risen about what this executive order could … Continue reading Hendrix Reacts to Trump’s Statement on Birthright Citizenship
Following two student suicides in 2016, Yale University is facing a lawsuit for forcing another student to take mandatory medical leave. The woman, represented by the initials “Z.P.” in documents, was removed from campus after she reached out for counseling. Z.P filed the lawsuit in early November because the school did not offer accommodations to her when it became known that she had depression. Furthermore, Z.P. claims that she was involuntarily treated at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and that the hospital staff gave Yale officials her medical information illegally. According to Yale Daily News (YDN), the student sought assistance after … Continue reading Yale faces lawsuit after placing student on involuntary leave
After the midterm elections on Nov. 6, the Democrats succeeded in flipping 32 House seats across the country, giving them a majority of 233 seats, while Republicans bolstered their control of the Senate, gaining two seats. This shift of power, … Continue reading Blue wave or red wall?
In September, Facilities Management Director Skip Hartsell spoke to Student Senate about recycling on campus. “People finally asked [Hartsell], ‘Is the recycling being thrown away?’ And he was like, ‘some of it is,’” Environmental Concerns Committee (ECC) Chair Megan Cassingham … Continue reading Struggling to sustain
Despite a memorable campaign effort from Democrat Beto O’Rourke, Texas opted last week to re-elect incumbent Republican Ted Cruz. Since 1993, Texas has been known as a predominantly ‘red state’ in Senate elections. Cruz was first elected in the senate … Continue reading Texas Senate race: Cruz takes a narrow victory in a contentious campaign