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Roe v. Wade: Then, Now, & Forever 

Last week, a majority draft opinion by the Supreme Court was leaked, stating that Roe v. Wade should be overturned. The historic 1973 ruling has protected awoman’s right to an  abortion without government restriction for nearly 50 years. The ruling has fueled debates between “pro-life” and “pro-choice,” often rooted in the argument of whether abortion is suggestive of “killing” a living being, and therefore  murder or if abortion is ultimately a right to bodily autonomy. It has been scrutinized from the purview of political, evangelical, and scientific communities, with the overlap and distinction of one or more often informing an individual’s opinion on the matter.…

Bing Chen’s Ideas on Empowering Asian Communities

For this year’s Asian American Pacific Heritage Month, The Oppy wanted to highlight an Asian American leader driving real change in our community. We had the privilege to speak with Bing Chen, the President and Co-founder of Gold House– a collective of influential pan-Asian founders, creative voices, and leaders dedicated to systemically unlocking socioeconomic equity for new majority communities (fastest-growing but traditionally underserved) through unity, investments, and promotion. Chen attended University of Pennsylvania and previously served as YouTube’s Global Head of Creator Development and Management. He was a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree, a Hollywood Reporter Next Gen Leader; a Hollywood Reporter Most Influential Agent of Change; ABC News History Maker; ADCOLOR Catalyst Honoree; Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader; Magic Johnson’s 32 Under 32 Leader; and Asian Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year.

The Save Soil Movement

“The magic of soil is to turn death into life.” – Mr. Jaggi Vasudev

Sternies, as spring is springing around us and you feel tempted by the colors of the blossoming flowers, the thrill of eating on patios surrounded by plastic or (occasionally) real leaves, the deliciousness of freshly squeezed orange juice coming out of a wholesome orange, and fulfilling bike rides around Central Park to enjoy the smell of the green grass, you may want to think about the ultimate enabler of all that happiness, i.e., the soil.

WHY DO I CARE ABOUT SOIL?

It’s easy to forget about soil in New York because we can hardly spot it.…

TechCon: Tech To the Future

The Stern Technology Association (STA) is one of the most active student-led clubs in the school. They are known for their industry-focused events, career resources, and alumni contacts. The club has over 700 members and has become a must-join for students looking to build or grow their tech career.

The Tech Conference is an annual flagship event hosted by the STA. Organized by the student board, it brings together enthusiastic students and industry professionals in a number of panels over three days. This year the conference was organized by Zoë Barth-Werb (Full-time MBA2, VP Flagship Events), Aya Philémon (Full-time MBA2, VP Flagship Events),  Anushka Kurra (Full-time MBA1, AVP Flagship Events and incoming STA Co-President), Laura Ding, (Full-time MBA2, VP Flagship Events), Mary Vergara (Full-time MBA1, AVP Flagship Events), Sara Mahini (Full-time MBA1, AVP Flagship Events) and Jimmy Kepner (Full-time MBA2, STA Co-President).…

Information and Cyber Warfare in Ukraine

The Ukraine-Russia war will be marked in history as one of the first wars where cyber-attacks and modern information warfare came to the forefront of combat techniques along with traditional warfare. These warfare tactics are not just being employed by nation-states, but also by countless private organizations.

WHAT IS CYBER AND INFORMATION WARFARE?

A quick huddle on what cyber and information warfare means: Cyber warfare aims to neutralize an enemy’s critical systems supported through computers and computer networks. Targets can include banking institutions, electricity grids, power generators, water plants, nuclear plants, transportation systems, etc. An information warfare is the battle of truths, ideas, perceptions, and propaganda for manipulating morale, loyalty, influence, trust, and clarity of thought.…

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