After a Norfolk Southern train transporting hazardous materials derailed in East Palestine, Ohio on Feb. 3, large plumes of gray smoke permeated the sky as workers scrambled to burn away the toxins.
At the base of the Staller Center steps, five artists prepared to perform for a crowd awaiting the sweet sensations of live music to fill their ears. This is The Bash — the second installment of the freeform outdoor music festival hosted by Stony Brook University’s radio station WUSB.
People of all ages disembarked the airplane with the belongings they had, dreaming of sanctuary and a better future. They instead found themselves on the small island of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. — to the dismay of both the migrants and the inhabitants of the island.
Abbott, Paxton and other supporters of anti-LGBTQ policies pose their efforts as pleas to protect children from “abuse.” In reality, preventing children from gaining access to gender-affirming experiences that improve their quality of life would be truly abusive.
On September 1, like a scene from a dystopian novel, Texas officially banned abortions post-six weeks throughout the state. Senate Bill (SB) 8, also commonly known as the Texas Heartbeat Act, is one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country. Not only is it a violation of the rights of all people with uteruses around the country, but it is also a breach of Roe v. Wade.