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The 14th Amendment is on the mind of the Supreme Court and students this week as discussions are underway if Trump should be allowed to run for office again. Editor’s warning: death and violence. 

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On August 23, President Shafik broke her silence on the June SCOTUS decision to strike down affirmative action in college admissions. 

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On June 29, the Supreme Court ruled against the use of race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions. In its aftermath, University administrators and student organizers alike are wondering what it means for the future.

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After the last three years we have had, today, the Supreme Court will hear whether or not people should have their student loan debt forgiven. Editor’s warning: mentions of violence

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NYC’s vaccine mandate, missile strikes, infrastructure news, and Indigenous People’s Day all featured in this morning’s Bwoglines.

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On nuclear weapons, a new Supreme Court Justice, and worrisome sums of money.

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Mayor Eric Adams lays out a plan for an increase in doulas to combat NYC’s maternal mortality disparities.

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President Bollinger released a statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to examine a challenge to affirmative action cases.

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Sports Editor Abby Rubel and Staff Writer Henry Golub attended the American Voter Project’s panel on the Supreme Court confirmation of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Project is a series of forums that connects “scholars, politicians, journalists, activists, artists, students, and community members” to explore issues facing American voters and helps Columbia students apply Core Curriculum principles […]

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Go back in time sixty years to the date. May 17, 1954—the Supreme Court deemed unconstitutional the segregation of African-American students in school, blasting the “separate-but-equal” status quo that existed to that point. Columbia’s favorite affirmative action and equal opportunity advocate, PrezBo, wrote an article in The New Yorker arguing that, while we’ve come a long way as […]

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Yesterday, the Supreme Court sort of upheld race-based affirmative action. In the case of Fisher v. Texas, in which a white girl named Abigail Fisher sued the University of Texas for not admitting her and practicing race-based affirmative action, a lower court ruled in favor of the University. Many Supreme Court watchers expected the conservative […]

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According to Prezbo, Emlyn Hughes “was very forthcoming about wishing [Froscanity] had not unfolded the way it did.” (Columbia Spectator) The Obama Administration filed a brief last night calling the Supreme Court to declare Proposition 8 unconstitutional. (New York Times) Three Orthodox Jews were fired from the Radiation Safety Office at Columbia University Medical Center, and are […]

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Another shooting of a young black male took place in Wisconsin this week; of course, comparisons are drawn to the controversial Trayvon Martin case. (HuffPo) Who would have thought: the rich are getting richer. (Washington Post) Striking a balance between responsibility and liberty will be key to the Supreme Court’s upholding of Obamacare. (NYT) There’s a […]

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This morning, the Supreme Court denied a writ of certiorari to Tuck-It-Away and the Singhs, the last parties opposing the Manhattanville expansion scheme, meaning that they will not be considering the case (official court order list from 12/13 here). This formally ends any possible legal opposition to New York State’s use of eminent domain, and […]

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