Jade Hosick

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Harvard admission offer rescinded because of tweets

On Monday June 17, it was reported that Harvard had rescinded the offer of admission of a boy named Kyle Kashuv.  Kashuv is a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and the ivy league school retracted their offer of admission after becoming aware of his alleged racist behaviour that had occurred before the shooting in 2018.  The […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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It’s 2019, it’s not okay to use “gay panic” as a criminal defense

On June 19, it was announced that New York became the sixth state to outlaw a criminal defense noted as “gay and trans panic defense.” This bill will now prevent people who are charged with homicide to justify the murder based on the discovery of the victim’s gender identity or sexual orientation. With the fiftieth anniversary of the stonewall uprising, […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·