Category: Beyond Campus

Timmer Explains Question 1 on MA Ballot

The controversy surrounding the first ballot question on the upcoming ballot has split Massachusetts nurses and residents alike. Before voting on the issue it is important to understand the arguments from each side. I am not an expert on Question 1, and I am not yet a registered nurse. Many people, however, have approached me ...

Can You Believe it? The Boston Red Sox Are World Champions Once Again

For the ninth time in their 117-year history, the Boston Red Sox are World Series champions. In Game 1, Mookie Betts fulfilled Taco Bell’s “Steal A Base, Steal A Taco” promotion when he stole second in the first inning en route to scoring the opening run of the World Series. After trading the lead back ...

Red Sox Contest Fourth World Series Title Since 2000

For the fourth time since 2000, the Boston Red Sox are heading to the World Series as the American League Champions. This will be the 21st time a major Boston-area sports team (New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, or the Red Sox) contest a national championship since the turn of the ...

New U.S. Visa Policy Draws Ire from LGBTQ Groups

On October 1st, a new policy went into effect banning visas for unmarried partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations officials. This new regulation will also impact U.N. ambassadors, U.S. embassy staff, employees of international organizations working in the U.S., and foreign military members stationed in the United States. Partners under these categories will need ...

Warren Addresses Ancestry as 2020 Heats Up

For many years, there have been questions over Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) claim of Native American ancestry during her time at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania. In her 2012 Senate race, her opponent, Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), attacked Warren’s honesty over her claims of Native American ancestry. President Donald Trump has labeled her ...

Ford and Kavanaugh Make Their Cases in #MeToo Era Battle

For the second time this month, the Senate Judiciary Committee convened hearings on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. The hearings that took place today had a very specific purpose: to investigate Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s claim that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the summer of 1982. Dr. Ford ...

Meet the Future: Candidates for Office Keeping Getting Younger

Since then-Senator Barack Obama’s campaign for President in 2008, young people have been a rising tide in American politics. Record numbers of young people are volunteering for campaigns, turning out to vote, and taking an active role in the direction of the country. Young people have also been running for office at record rates. According ...