Before the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990, many people with physical disabilities simply could not function in society. For these individuals, a single step up to a door may have been an impossible hurdle, and a staircase may as well have been a wall.
Etz Chaim means “tree of life” in Hebrew. It is the name of a place of worship, love and spirituality in Pittsburgh, Pa, the synagogue in which 11 Jews took their last breath.
Weeks before move-in day, I sat in the front office of an international college admissions company. I was interviewing for a role at an organization dedicated to funneling its clients towards the most elite schools in the country, the types that appear on glossy magazines promising your future success if only you, too, can find a way in.
“Snuck into the unfinished Sawyer to explore before it opened.” — Ali Michalik ’17
“A lot of naked laps around Frosh Quad.”
Upholding trans rights: Why we must vote ‘yes’ on Question 3 and stand in solidarity with trans individuals
On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will decide on three ballot initiatives, the third of which aims to repeal anti-discrimination protections under the Commonwealth’s law for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.
“Trans rights are human rights,” “Trans rights are under attack – what do we do? Act up, fight back!” and “Yes on 3!” were just three of the chants at the rally for transgender rights this past Friday.
Before reading onward, take a look through the “Williams Memes for Sun-Dappled Tweens” Facebook page. Or, for that matter, through “Classical Art Memes,” Dartmouth’s meme hub or any one of the growing multitude of Facebook meme pages targeting college-aged students.
As of today, the United States is only six days away from taking part in its first nationwide election since Donald Trump became president. Across the country, people are waiting anxiously to cast their votes and to see if the country moves in the direction they want it to.
“Cut the decorative pieces,” “Cut retreat to Montreal,” “Cut a lot of food:” These were some of the most interesting remarks in this year’s College Council (CC) budget subgroup recommendation sheet. This document was shared for the first time with all student organization leaders earlier this term.