Man Sets Self on Fire Near Courthouse Hosting Trump Trial

A man set himself on fire on Friday afternoon outside the Lower Manhattan courthouse where the criminal trial of former President Donald Trump is taking place. Eyewitnesses say the man doused himself with liquid in Collect Pond Park, a designated protest area across the street from the courthouse, before orange flames soon engulfed him. It […]

Biden administration strengthens protections for LGBTQ+ students and victims of campus sexual assault under Title IX rules

LGBTQ+ students’ rights will be protected by federal law, and victims of campus sexual assault will have new protections under rules finalized Friday by the Biden administration. The new provisions are part of a revised Title IX regulation issued by the Education Department, fulfilling a campaign pledge by President Joe Biden. He had promised to […]

Who Made Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department?

has collaborated with many different artists over the years, from rappers to country stars. In her recent projects, Swift has worked with the same group of producers, songwriters, and featured artists. This is evident in , released on April 19, which has only seven people listed in the writing and production credits. The majority of […]

How the NBA Came to Embrace the Discussion of Social Issues

Of the four major American sports leagues, the National Basketball Association alone leans heavily into politics, openly embracing it as part of its core mission.  That wasn’t always the case: in 1980, commissioner Larry O’Brien painted an image of a league where race barely mattered. “I don’t think that the owners think in terms of […]

Why Swifties Think ‘The Alchemy’ Is About Travis Kelce

For most of “Midnights,” Taylor Swift reflects on her rocky relationship with longtime partner Joe Alwyn and short-term boyfriend Matty Healy. But on “The Alchemy,” one of the double album’s final tracks, she seems ready to get back in the dating game. No surprise, fans are convinced “The Alchemy” is about Swift’s new love, Kansas […]

Idaho Abortion Ban’s Devastating Impact on Emergency Medical Care for Physicians

On April 24, the Supreme Court will consider whether Idaho politicians have the authority to prevent doctors from providing emergency medical care to patients experiencing pregnancy complications, a case that could pave the way for other states to restrict access to emergency reproductive care and undermine healthcare infrastructure nationwide. Politicians have once again initiated proceedings […]

Implications of Idaho Abortion Ban for Emergency Medical Care

On April 24, the Supreme Court evaluated whether Idaho politicians have the authority to prevent doctors from providing emergency medical care to patients experiencing pregnancy complications. If granted, this would allow other states to prohibit emergency reproductive care and worsen medical infrastructure for individuals across the board. Politicians have once again established a case that […]