Figure 1. (The Chicago Reader. Monument Avenue’s Robert E. Lee Statue). Between 1890 and 1929, the City of Richmond erected five statues on Monument Avenue to commemorate Civil War-era Confederates. These individuals included Robert E. Lee (May 29th, 1890), J.E.B. Stuart (May 30th, 1907), Jefferson Davis (June 3rd, 1907), Stonewall Jackson (October 11th, 1919), and Matthew[…]
Supposing that federal officials intend to enforce optimal COVID-19 countermeasures, they must address systemic complications such as resource denial, proximity of nutrition, continued unemployment, and racial discrepancies in frontline worker representation.
In modern society, each individual possesses a presumed desire to achieve longevity. Unfortunately, however, such an aspiration may prove infeasible due to the existence of infectious diseases. In 2017, for instance, respiratory illnesses such as influenza and pneumonia were among the ten leading sources of mortality in the United States. Depending upon the prevalence of infection,[…]
Updated November 19, 2020 According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the term prison is defined as the following: a state of confinement or captivity, or an institution for the confinement of those convicted of serious crimes. This definition evokes an expectation that prisons promote stability and security. Inevitably, the vast majority of individuals would prefer for criminals[…]
Updated: November 19, 2020 The University of Virginia is considered to be one of the more prestigious academic institutions within the United States. The prestige is solidified by the University’s reputable undergraduate and graduate programs, its renowned professional schools (medical, law, and business), as well as its unique method of engaging student leaders (i.e., Honor System, University Judiciary System, and Student Council). However,[…]
Joseph Bonjawo- 1st-year Student Updated 11/19/2020 The first Raising the Bar meeting occurred on Monday the 2nd of September, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. I was informed that the meeting would take place in a conference room within the Newcomb Hall. However, I unwittingly wandered within several segments of the Hall only to realize that the[…]