Supreme Court Opens for Controversy

The United States Supreme Court began a new term at the beginning of October with several controversial cases on the docket and its first Black woman to serve on the bench, Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson (she/her). Following a landmark term that overturned the abortion rights guaranteed for decades by the Roe v. Wade decision, […]

Protests in Iran Show No Sign of Slowing

Protests in Iran are still going strong weeks after the outrage sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini (also known by her Kurdish name Zhina Amini). On September 13, Amini was arrested outside of a subway in Iran’s capital city of Tehran. Amini was taken into custody by Iran’s Islamic Republic Security Force, known […]

Sports Betting Coming to Massachusetts

Good news for sports fans all around Massachusetts! Sports betting will be debuting in the Bay State soon. For a state that is home to some of the most successful teams in the country, it may seem surprising that sports betting was not legal in Massachusetts until now. With Governor Charlie Baker’s signature, Massachusetts joined […]

Diehl and Healey Debate Before Election

Gubernatorial hopefuls Maura Healey (she/her) and Geoff Diehl (he/him) squared off face-to-face for the first time at a debate hosted by NBC Boston on October 12th. Healey has served as Massachusetts’s Attorney General since 2015. If elected, the 51-year-old Democrat would be the state’s first LGBTQ governor and the first woman to be elected to […]