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A group of young women present their opinions via posters on the overturn of Roe v. Wade around the time of its happening.

Where do we stand one year post-Roe?

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter September 14, 2023

It’s been a little over a year since the U.S. Supreme Court made history by overturning Roe v. Wade. This Supreme Court decision protecting a woman’s right to an abortion was originally handed down...

OPINION | Second class citizens again: The Roe v. Wade overturn

OPINION | Second class citizens again: The Roe v. Wade overturn

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter June 27, 2022

As I woke up on Friday, June 24 and checked my phone, my screen was flooded with a single message.  “Roe v. Wade has been overturned.”   One of my worst fears since the draft leak of an overturn...

A post-Roe world and what it means for Louisianans

A post-Roe world and what it means for Louisianans

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter June 26, 2022

Editor's Note: This article has been updated with new information on 6/28/22. On the morning of June 24, 2022, Americans woke up to the news that the Supreme Court had overturned landmark court case...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Erica Welter June 15, 2022

Dear Editor, To Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor: You’re right that the 14th Amendment makes no direct reference to abortion—thinking that it should is nothing more than a weak, juvenile attempt to blur...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Jenny Davis May 18, 2022

Hi Dylan, I'm going to get a bit personal here since I could actually be affected by the reversal of Roe v. Wade, unlike yourself. But first, let me address a few of your points: The 14th Amendment...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Gavin Vining May 16, 2022

To Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor: I feel it would be a gross understatement to call this opinion piece woefully ignorant and – to use the words of a trusted mentor – simple-minded. This opinion,...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Dalyn Wilson May 11, 2022

To Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor: I take issue with the fact that you chose to publish your Roe v. Wade article at the end of the semester, when many of us who would ordinarily retaliate against it are...

OPINION | Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates

OPINION | Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor May 9, 2022

Last week, Politico sent shockwaves through the political world as it revealed a leaked Supreme Court draft majority opinion for the pending Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization case which...

Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the Senate on April 7 and will serve as the first Black Woman in the Courts history.

Ketanji Brown Jackson and her fight to be the first

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter April 25, 2022

On April 7, the Senate made history after confirming the first Black woman, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to serve as a Supreme Court justice. According to NBC News, Jackson was handpicked by President Joe...

Head-to-head: Honor the final wish of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Head-to-head: Honor the final wish of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter September 30, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg served as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years. She died on Sept. 18 of this year, at 87 years old, due to complications of pancreatic cancer....

Head-to-head: There is no reason to delay Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation

Head-to-head: There is no reason to delay Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter September 3, 2020

On Sept. 18, the nation was shocked to learn that Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg had passed away due to complications of pancreatic cancer. Her death has resulted in a vacancy...

Politicization of Supreme Court is a threat to Republic

Politicization of Supreme Court is a threat to Republic

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter March 21, 2020

Throughout the past four decades, the decisions of the court have become the subject of increasing political debate. Two rulings in particular, the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and the 2010 Citizens United...

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