MEHTA: New LSAT measures hurt underprivileged law students

Since the publication of my last column, “Switch to digital LSAT will exacerbate inequities, lacks foresight,” I managed to garner the attention of not only the Rutgers University Office of the Provost, but also the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) executive team, including its vice president. 


MAI: Failure of United Nations shown through terror response

While the UN has only recognized more than 600 abuse claims in the last five years, the charity Hear Their Cries estimates that UN staff could be responsible for 60,000 sexual crimes over the last decade. Although 561 UN personnel have been involved in the 600 officially recognized abuse claims, only 30 have been put in prison.


LAHIRI: Artificial intelligence stands as looming military threat

Whereas the use of artificial intelligence in areas like healthcare, self-driving cars and surveillance might stir unrest among concerned members of the population, the increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the military should be deeply unsettling for anyone with the capacity to anticipate long-term consequences of AI-assisted warfare.


GUVERCIN: Education critical for combating vaping epidemic

 Particularly on college campuses, e-cigarettes, vapes and juuls have become some of the most common sights and have virtually eliminated the presence of traditional cigarettes. For our purposes, we can define e-cigarettes as “battery-operated devices that people use to inhale an aerosol, which typically contains nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals,” including vaping tools.  


SAJU: Rising costs of college unnecessary burden

 This week, seniors across America took a step toward understanding their futures. Some young adults will take time off, begin working or go to a vocational school. But most of these high schoolers — approximately 70% of them — will decide to attend college.  


ASSADI: Vaping companies target children

 Since the start of college this year, multiple friends and new people I met expressed their desire to quit “juuling,” a type of vaping with the product JUUL. It had been controlling their thoughts and the way that they spend their money. Some had developed coughs, some developed severe withdrawal symptoms. 

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