Words are powerful—though that power is not intrinsic. There is no more power in a closed dictionary than any other neglected book. It is only when the pages open that the words come alive.
January can be a tricky month: a time for new resolutions, budgets, plans, and agendas. This year, instead of waiting for clients to report on new business strategies, I wait for grades.
In the wake of the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Congress introduced several legislative proposals all with the intent of ameliorating the conditions and circumstance
I spent the holidays in Washington. The city changed a bit, it became quieter. Despite the fact that the city escaped the Storm of 2010, people seemed inclined to stay indoors.
At the beginning of my 1L career just a few months ago, I was still under the impression that law school was a serious, humorless place and that most law students had an attitude that matched their
While Brittany Bisnott’s cover article on the VegFest correctly described it as a fun, inclusive event, I find it strange that she never actually mentioned its overall purpose: to spark serious tho
Last week, after a fifty-six year dry spell, the San Francisco Giants finally won the World Series. It was like some weight had been lifted.
Last week, Omar Khadr, a Canadian man, was sentenced to forty years in prison by a U.S. military tribunal for throwing a grenade that killed an American soldier in Afghanistan.
The 2L class as a whole at the law school is more than averagely aware of the specific details of Citizens United v.
Fall is upon us once again, which for every red-blooded American means one thing: we bid a fond farewell to baseball and prepare to immerse ourselves in our true national past-time.
When assessing nuclear security, what do you think a lay person may identify as a primary consideration? Would you consider various emotive factors? Does it matter if the risk is uncontrollable,
Using NFL references to write "If You're in the Friend Zone, You'll Never Get in the End Zone," was brilliant: it makes the fact that the article reads as a playbook for date rape, misogyny, and he
During the past month, you have probably discovered - if you didn't already know - that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Take a look around the classroom the next time you are in class. Isn't everyone on their laptops? And what do they have next to their laptops? A gigantic casebook.
Is the idea that Wal-Mart is poised to start its foray into Africa cringe-inducing? I do not think it is as bad as all that.
In 1775 Benjamin Franklin may have said, "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Did Franklin have it right hundreds of