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Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well

Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well

By Eli Nachmany, Guest Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In Judge Gorsuch, the American people get an individual who believes strongly in the independence of the court. He walks the fine line between the “judicial activism” against which Justice Scalia routinely railed and an overbearing amount of judicial restraint that threatens our nation’s economic prowess as regulators grab for power.

Despite Garland’s Moderacy, Blood Will Spill

Despite Garland’s Moderacy, Blood Will Spill

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The most beneficial and just course of action is to give Garland their complete and unbiased consideration, though this would require right-wingers to abandon their adamant opposition. With pressing cases to be heard by the highest court in the nation, the United States Supreme Court needs its ninth seat filled with fresh ears and the moxie to propel the court out of stagnancy.

The Strange, Sturdy Justice of Antonin Scalia

The Strange, Sturdy Justice of Antonin Scalia

By Aaron Reuben, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Scalia’s death and the rancor it has surfaced should be a reminder that justice should trump politics. Even though divided and gridlocked government is now the norm, ideally the Supreme Court should be impervious to politics, and its efficacy should not be constrained by government impasses.

With His Passing, Scalia Leaves Senseless Sycophants

With His Passing, Scalia Leaves Senseless Sycophants

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Scalia was the best of the bad bunch. He forced his opposition to rethink their positions and develop their arguments rigorously and thoughtfully. Before activists celebrate his passing, they should realize that Scalia possessed many gifts that his sycophants lack.