Weakening Roe v. Wade: Conservative States Have a Plan

Delaney Biddy-HoffmanMarch 31, 2021
In 1965, illegal abortions performed in unsafe settings made up one-sixth of all pregnancy-related deaths. In 1973, the Supreme Court addressed this issue in the landmark decision from Roe v. Wade by holding that access to safe and legal abortion is a constitutional right. States that do not agree with […]

State Ban Puts Abortion Rights at Jeopardy Once Again

Hannah ZuckermanMarch 31, 2021
Before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade, women went great lengths to end unwanted pregnancies. Those with money traveled to countries where abortion was legal or persuaded their family physician to illegally perform the procedure. Other women were limited to self-induced abortions, using household items like hangers, […]

Can we disclose? School Privacy Issues During COVID-19

Shelby TaylorMarch 1, 2021
As COVID-19 continues to spread in the US, teachers, students, and their respective communities face tough privacy issues. Typically, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) delineates patients’ privacy rights regarding the disclosure of protected health information. However, this is not the case for student health information. The Family […]

Algorithmic Discrimination against Black Americans in Healthcare

Byron G. Mobley IIMarch 1, 2021
As technology continues to advance, hospitals and healthcare providers have gained the ability to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms to automate many of the complex decisions that were once only capable of being made by human beings. AI is now used to detect and diagnose diseases, screen patients, and […]