Trends from the 2018 Midterm Elections

By Francis Northwood (PO ’21) The 2018 midterms were a blue wave, resulting in the largest shift toward the Democratic Party since 1948. While a number of exciting Democrat candidates were not elected, the 2018 midterms were an underrated victory for the party. The 2018 midterms displayed three trends worth noting: an increased emphasis in…

The Legal Implication of Defining “Sex”

By Francis Northwood (PO ’21) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is currently attempting to define the word “sex”, according to a memo leaked to the New York Times. This definition would describe sex as “a person’s status as male or female based on immutable biological traits identifiable by or before birth.” With an…