Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Remarkable Legacy By Vynateya Purimetla (’21) “People ask me sometimes… ‘when will there be enough women on the Supreme Court?’ And my answer is: when there are nine.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, New York to Jewish immigrant parents. Her mother Celia was a bright student, but was forced to discontinue schooling at 15 because her family chose to … Continue reading IA Law Review: Acclaimed Biographies: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)
By Yeon Woo Lee (‘21) “Jessica, only child. Illinois, Chicago. Senior is Kim Jin Mo, who is your cousin.” This clip from the Korean movie Parasite became known as the Jessica Jingle. Although this resulted in an addiction nature to those watching the movie, the jingle has a wholly different meaning for Koreans. The melody of the jingle originates from “Dokdo is Our Land”, a … Continue reading A Korean Perspective on the Truth about Dokdo
By Vynateya Purimetla (’21) On July 4, 2019, Congressman Justin Amash announced his parting from the Republican Party, citing George Washington’s emotive warning against blinding partisanship amongst other reasons in his Independence Day editorial for The Washington Post (Amash). Just five months later, he was faced with a historic decision done only twice before: impeaching a sitting President of the United States. On that landmark … Continue reading IA Law Review – Justin Amash: Courageous Independence from Overt Partisanship
By Vynateya Purimetla (’21) The Nuremberg Trials were a series of contentious international tribunals seeking justice for Nazi war crimes and crimes against humanity during World War II. These trials undoubtedly influenced subsequent human rights law. However, there is still debate surrounding their influence on post-war global order which is why this investigation seeks to explore their specific ramifications by asking the guiding research question: … Continue reading IA Law Review: Legal Legacies (Nuremberg’s Legacies: A Consideration of Perspectives on the Extent of the Trials’ Significance)
By YeonWoo Lee (’21) We live in a world where the idea of fake news has spread to every corner of the Earth. President Trump has recently argued with many journalists during the White House’s COVID-19 Task Force’s Updates. Fox News anchor Sean Hannity has recently threatened to sue the New York Times for libel. There are twitter debates on how truthful the media is … Continue reading Why We Shouldn’t Turn Away from Journalism
By Tasawwar Rahman (’22) Just 14 years ago, Apple transitioned its Mac chipsets from PowerPC to Intel, spurring onwards a decade and a half of unparalleled success. Now, once again, the Mac prepares for its biggest change yet as it gets ready to move on from Intel to newer more efficient ARM-based chips next year. In their highly-anticipated Worldwide Developer Conference next month, Apple is … Continue reading ARM-ed and Ready: How Apple is Preparing for the Future of Personal Computing
By Sophia Sajan (’22) Them: “Your speech was by far the best, you’re so good!” Me: “No, it was so bad, I messed up so many times and I hate it.” How does one respond to such praise? I can tell you for sure that is exactly how I would respond. Do I take it and risk looking stuck up, or do I deny them … Continue reading Are you ok? – Thanks!
By Rachel Rochford (’23) COVID-19 has greatly altered all of our lives. For some, this may mean watching the news at every chance, waiting to see the latest update. For others, it could be avoiding the news at all costs. No matter where you fall on that spectrum, you may be missing some of the stories from around the world purely because of how strongly … Continue reading What Happened in Venezuela?
By Priya Shah (’22) Angry, confused, yet sad at the same time. This only begins to describe the multitude of emotions that most of us are experiencing while at home. And while many of us are lucky to even be at home, it is important to recognize that frontline workers are risking their lives everyday to help fight the novel coronavirus. And while we want … Continue reading Michigan’s Public Health Crisis
By Diya Ramesh (’23) Picture this: You were having a normal day at IA. Everything was absolutely perfect, until…. you get a text from your parents, saying that they are busy at work and cannot pick you up until 5:00. You, knowing that they work hard and not wanting to trouble them, simply type back a thumbs up, but inside, you begin to panic. . … Continue reading Food For When You Need It Most