Critical Medical Infrastructure and the Right to Repair: H.R. 7956 and Beyond

Caroline TrabuccoFebruary 15, 2021
In November 2020, Massachusetts approved a ballot measure expanding upon a 2012 “right to repair” law in the state. This law required car manufacturers to let consumers access data on repairs to their vehicles. The amendment went further allowing manufacturers until 2022 to install a standard open data platform which […]

Do COVID-19 Restrictions Apply to Religious Ceremonies?

Hannah ZuckermanDecember 24, 2020
Since the beginning of the pandemic, health experts have urged social distancing practices to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19. Nevertheless, some Americans continue to disregard health experts’ recommendations by both refusing to wear masks and social distance. One common trend across the U.S. that poses a health risk are […]

Racism: America’s Other Pandemic

Byron G. Mobley IINovember 23, 2020
The rise of COVID-19 reveals many disparitieswithin the United States. Along with mask requirements, lockdowns, and efforts to promote social distancing, our Nation has seen an unprecedented upswing of protests, civil unrest, and riots. While the United States is no stranger to marches and rallies from its most marginalized groups, […]

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Delaney Biddy-HoffmanNovember 23, 2020
There are a number of factors that interact with one another to shape an individual’s fruit and vegetable access and intake. These factors include public policies regarding food availability and nutrition programs; community factors, such as geography and cultural norms; institutional guidelines for schools, food retailers and producers. Interpersonal relationships […]