UPDATED: Pregnancy and Birthing during the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Allesandra Plourde The coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 12 million people in the United States alone and of these people affected, pregnant women are at a higher risk according to the World Health Organization. As of mid-November 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC reported there were 40,000 cases of pregnant women with COVID-19 inContinue reading “UPDATED: Pregnancy and Birthing during the Coronavirus Pandemic”

Pregnancy and Birthing during the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Allesandra Plourde The coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 12 million people in the United States alone and of these people affected, pregnant women are at a higher risk according to the World Health Organization. As of mid-November 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC reported there were 40,000 cases of pregnantContinue reading “Pregnancy and Birthing during the Coronavirus Pandemic”

University Students Adaptations to Early Voting

By Allesandra Plourde “I literally did my research on Snapchat,” Justen Stall, a senior at the University of Dayton, said in an interview. Stall changed his voter registration earlier in the semester to his school address so he could vote early in-person. “I did it for this election specifically,” Stall said. “In previous elections IContinue reading “University Students Adaptations to Early Voting”

The first Supreme Court Hearing back, Carney v. Adams

By Allesandra Plourde On Monday October 5, 2020 the Supreme Court heard their first case, Carney v. Adams. The defendant Adams argued his ability to serve as a judge for the Delaware State Court even though he is nonpartisan. This is the first time they’ve heard a case since the passing of the honorable JusticeContinue reading “The first Supreme Court Hearing back, Carney v. Adams”

The contraceptive access D.C. students don’t know about

by Allesandra Plourde With the copious amount of quarantine guidelines, D.C. Universities have had to adapt in order to provide contraceptive access to their students. Access is challenging therefore universities, as well as, student organizations came up with alternate routes of providing contraceptives. Students studying at home or in the area have options for howContinue reading “The contraceptive access D.C. students don’t know about”

The Supreme Court’s First Case back in Session: Carney v. Adams

By Allesandra Plourde On Monday October 5, 2020 the Supreme Court heard the first of their session’s oral arguments for the case Carney v. Adams. This is the first time they’ve heard a case since the passing of the honorable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. The main issue of this case is whether it is constitutionalContinue reading “The Supreme Court’s First Case back in Session: Carney v. Adams”

University Students in D.C. Access to Contraceptives during COVID

By Allesandra Plourde Multiple universities in the D.C. area have had to adapt to an online learning plan with limited on campus activity. With the onslaught of quarantine guidelines, plenty of obstacles but more specifically on the health front COVID has created an issue for students’ access to contraceptives. Access has become a challenge thereforeContinue reading “University Students in D.C. Access to Contraceptives during COVID”

President of the Latinx and American Student Organization AU is worried for minorities

by Allesandra Plourde The Latin and American Student Organization (LASO) is a student advocacy group that advocates and connects the Latinx/Hispanic community at American University. Their president Campbell Urrutia says that the club tries to balance between social and political events. “But as time has gone on especially in this [presidential] administration, we have seenContinue reading “President of the Latinx and American Student Organization AU is worried for minorities”

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