COUNTERPOINT: The University should expand professor evaluation services

COUNTERPOINT: The University should expand professor evaluation services  By SHAULI BAR-ON April 25, 2018 in Columns, Opinion Art by Shideh Ghandeharizadeh | Daily Trojan As the semester comes to a close with the last week of instruction, we are approaching the dreaded week of final exams. But in the coming days, students will also have the opportunity to assess their … Continue reading COUNTERPOINT: The University should expand professor evaluation services

COUNTERPOINT: New campus mural produces unnecessary racial divisions

COUNTERPOINT: New campus mural produces unnecessary racial divisions  By SHAULI BAR-ON April 18, 2018 in Columns, Opinion, Point/Counterpoint Art by Di Wu | Daily Trojan The USC Annenberg Institute for Diversity and Empowerment in conjunction with the art collective When Woman Disrupt installed a controversial mural on March 22. The sentence “Dismantle Whiteness and Misogyny on this Campus” is painted … Continue reading COUNTERPOINT: New campus mural produces unnecessary racial divisions

Comparing Jewish Legal Philosophies with Modern American Law (Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium National Finalists Paper)

This paper was written for the Sinai Scholars Symposium, where I -- along with nine other national finalists -- was invited to present to a panel of academics at the annual Sinai Scholars Symposium on April 15, 2018. The paper was also published in the annual Sinai Scholars Academic Journal. To read the paper, click … Continue reading Comparing Jewish Legal Philosophies with Modern American Law (Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium National Finalists Paper)

COUNTERPOINT: Balance expanded election voter turnout with strong security

COUNTERPOINT: Balance expanded election voter turnout with strong security By SHAULI BAR-ON April 11, 2018 in Columns, Opinion   Since President Donald Trump was elected into office, much of the mainstream news coverage has been devoted to the investigation into Russia’s influence on the United States election. But instead, we should turn our attention to within our own borders … Continue reading COUNTERPOINT: Balance expanded election voter turnout with strong security

COUNTERPOINT: Asking for citizenship status on the census not unconstitutional

COUNTERPOINT: Asking for citizenship status on the census not unconstitutional  By SHAULI BAR-ON April 4, 2018 in Columns, Opinion, Point/Counterpoint Art by Joscelyn Stocks | Daily Trojan In his farewell address, former President Barack Obama said, “It falls to each of us to be those anxious, jealous guardians of our democracy; to embrace the joyous task we’ve been given to … Continue reading COUNTERPOINT: Asking for citizenship status on the census not unconstitutional