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OPINION: Amy Coney Barrett is the polar opposite of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Amy Coney Barrett meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2020

Barrett is undoubtedly the epitome of everything Ginsburg fought against, despite conservatives enthusiastically cheering her on. She is highly educated and well-spoken, yet glides through the doors of law that Ginsburg busted down for her, failing to protect the freedoms of other women.

OPINION: The battle over the Supreme Court is a horror show full of hypocrisy and partisanship

Judge Amy Coney Barrett walks from the Oval Office to be introduced by President Donald Trump as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Hannah Horowitz and Nicolas Ziccardi

September 29, 2020

There are questions regarding how this will affect the 2020 presidential race, as this is said to be an advantage to those on the right. Trump’s top pick, Amy Coney Barrett, was formally nominated in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday, just one day after Ginsburg was lying in state at the U.S. Capitol. The formal Senate confirmation hearings are to take place beginning on October 12, as there seems to be a mad dash by the GOP to place her on the high court as soon as possible.

The life and legacy of the “Notorious R.B.G” will live on for generations 

The life and legacy of the “Notorious R.B.G” will live on for generations 

Hannah Horowitz, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2020

The event has left many Americans grieving, perplexed by what the future has to hold for Ginsburg’s now vacant seat. At this moment, it feels appropriate to honor her legacy by reminding readers of the incredible work she did towards eliminating gender discrimination in all aspects of American society. We cannot let her life work and accomplishments be overshadowed by the tumultuous political period that we are currently experiencing

You’re a vile one, Mr. Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearings last year.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 23, 2019

There are a few words that come to mind when I hear the name, Brett Kavanaugh: vile, pathetic, childish and, unfortunately, a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Last year, when Kavanaugh was in the running to become a Supreme Court Justice, I initially did not pay enough atte...

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