Category Archives: Featured Post

Interview with Senior Writing Editor: Henry Moreno

Over the weeks leading up to the 2020 Writing Competition, we will be posting interviews with some of our members who wrote on to UMLR in the 2019 Writing Competition. This series will look at the best practices for competitors to follow during the Competition and what pitfalls to avoid. The final entry in this series is […]

Does Amateurism Matter?

MATTHEW ZAWISLINSKI—Life is getting harder and harder for the NCAA these days. With attacks coming from sports media personalities and state legislatures, the NCAA is facing more threats than ever before. While its name, image, and likeness rules have received substantial scrutiny in the last year, the NCAA’s gravest concern should be attacks on its […]

Does Amateurism Matter?

MATTHEW ZAWISLINSKI—Life is getting harder and harder for the NCAA these days. With attacks coming from sports media personalities and state legislatures, the NCAA is facing more threats than ever before. While its name, image, and likeness rules have received substantial scrutiny in the last year, the NCAA’s gravest concern should be attacks on its […]

Partisan Purging?

ANNA ELISABETH DELLAPA—Courts around the country, including those in Georgia, Wisconsin, and Indiana, are struggling with the question of whether or not to allow each state’s Election Commission to purge hundreds of thousands of names from their voter registration rolls. The upcoming 2020 Presidential Election has amped up voter suppression efforts, sounding the alarm of […]

The Move to Remove the Electoral College

MACKENZIE GARRITY—Hillary Clinton won the national popular vote in 2016, yet Donald Trump was elected President. In fact, Clinton received approximately 3 million more votes than Trump. And so we ask: what swings the vote? The Electoral College. In fact, there are five Presidential elections wherein the popular vote winner was defeated by the Electoral […]