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Pennsylvania Establishes Regional Veterans Treatment Courts 

Pennsylvania Establishes Regional Veterans Treatment Courts 

By Hannah Schaffer, Features Editor Veterans face significant challenges reacclimating to life after the military. Many veterans suffer combat related injuries or mental health disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression.  “Nobody understands what [veterans have] experienced,” said Dr. David Lane, professor of counseling in the College of […]

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The International Court of Justice Rules on Ukraine/Russia Conflict

The International Court of Justice Rules on Ukraine/Russia Conflict

By Chloe Clifford, Staff Writer On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale military invasion into Ukraine.[1] The President of the Russian Federation stated that “horror and genocide” being suffered by Donbas communities by the Ukrainian government was the reason to “take a long overdue decision and to immediately recognize the […]

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Telehealth and the Law

Telehealth and the Law

By Reganne Hardy, Staff Writer The growing digital age and the revolutionary global pandemic have fueled the rise of telehealth.[1] Telehealth provides healthcare services, from physical therapy to counseling, through a virtual medium that generally focuses on wellness management rather than diagnostics.[2] Through telehealth, patients can leverage video conferring to voice their […]

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Oregon Extends Medically Assisted Death to Non-Residents

Oregon Extends Medically Assisted Death to Non-Residents

By Rebecca Chieffallo, Staff Writer Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act was first approved by a slight majority of 51% of Oregon voters in 1994, making the state the first in the nation to allow physicians to administer lethal medication doses to terminally ill patients.[1] The Act was reaffirmed by 60% of […]

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Amazon’s 1st Union

Amazon’s 1st Union

By Nathan Polacek, Staff Writer Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) is a giant of a company that most of us likely interact with in some way each and every day, whether it is buying from their Amazon.com marketplace or their Whole Foods stores, watching a movie on Prime, or even going on […]

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Modern Day Redlining

Modern Day Redlining

By Roshni Master, Staff Writer On March 18, a Black homeowner filed a complaint at the district court level in the Northern District of California against Wells Fargo Bank, claiming racial discrimination.1 The homeowner, Aaron Braxton, highlights how Wells Fargo continues to discriminate against Black Americans, preventing them from reaping the […]

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