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A Need to Know Basis: What Kavanaugh means for the future of the Supreme Court

President Trump congratulates the Kavanaugh family. Photo provided by Wikipedia Commons.

Marianna Bacallao, Layout Editor

October 18, 2018

The Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Oct. 6 in a 50-48 vote. It was one of the lowest number of votes of any SCOTUS confirmation in American history, second only to Stanley Matthews in 1881, according to the Senate’s records. Sen. Lisa Murkowski would have been the only Republican vote against Kavanaugh’s co...

A need to know basis: Amazon

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Marianna Bacallao, Layout Editor

September 28, 2018

Amazon has come under fire recently for the alleged poor treatment of its workers. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Ro Khanna have proposed a bill to address working conditions  -- the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (Stop BEZOS) Act. The act riffs off of the name of Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO. ...

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