Author: Emma Axelrod

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Where Free Speech Meets Hate Speech

It only takes a few minutes of browsing internet comments for one to observe just how ingrained the concept of “free speech” is in American culture. It is a buzz term that permeates the current nationwide debate about whether or not “coddled”...

Where Free Speech Meets Hate Speech

It only takes a few minutes of browsing internet comments for one to observe just how ingrained the concept of “free speech” is in American culture. It is a buzz term that permeates the current nationwide debate about whether or not “coddled”...

Should Politics Be Fun?

Politics, it has long been said, is sports for nerds. Debates and primaries are the big games, with political junkies quick to look up the score in haste if they don’t have time to watch it in real time. And for many, the stakes are as high and rep...

Should Politics Be Fun?

Politics, it has long been said, is sports for nerds. Debates and primaries are the big games, with political junkies quick to look up the score in haste if they don’t have time to watch it in real time. And for many, the stakes are as high and rep...

Why Feminists Love The Notorious RBG

Supreme Court Justices, of all the prominent federal officials, have long been shielded from the celebrity that can accompany successful political careers. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, however, is inverting this paradigm; recent years have seen her d...

Why Feminists Love The Notorious RBG

Supreme Court Justices, of all the prominent federal officials, have long been shielded from the celebrity that can accompany successful political careers. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, however, is inverting this paradigm; recent years have seen her d...

She Can Code It!

  Computer science (CS) is the most popular major at Stanford University, yet female students make up only 12 percent of the program. It is hardly news that women are underrepresented in all STEM fields, computer science included. But the relati...

She Can Code It!

  Computer science (CS) is the most popular major at Stanford University, yet female students make up only 12 percent of the program. It is hardly news that women are underrepresented in all STEM fields, computer science included. But the relati...