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Why the ad hominem attacks against Amy Coney Barrett don’t preserve RBG’s legacy

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor October 20, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ushered in movements of grief and outrage, both because of the loss of an icon for feminism and the Trump administration’s politicization of Ginsburg’s passing....

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Choosing a new SCOTUS: A double bind

Isabella Nieto, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

On September 18, 2020, advocates for gender equality and women’s rights lost a champion in Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Throughout her career, Ginsburg joined the faculty at Columbia University...

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The Democrats can’t afford to back down

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor September 25, 2020

Americans, whether they prefer the Democratic or Republican Party, tend to believe that their party is represented by insufficiently effective advocates for the cause while the other party’s politicians...

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Precarious grieving: Mourning the legacy of RBG in uncertain times

Paris Cantu, Staff Writer September 22, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87 on Friday. She survived previous bouts of cancer but did not this time. She left millions of vulnerable Americans and a vacant Supreme Court seat in a Republican-dominated...

Supreme court justice Sonia Sotomayor high fives UTSA president Taylor Eighmy. Gaige Davila/The Paisano

Supreme Court Justice visits UTSA

Isaac Serna January 31, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s inspirational account of her life elicited applause throughout her presentation to the UTSA community, but when President Taylor Eighmy said, “She is the...

First Latina on the High Bench visits UTSA

Isaac Serna January 27, 2018

U.S. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor’s inspirational account of her life elicited applause throughout her presentation to the UTSA community today, but when President Taylor Eighmy...

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