July 3, 2017 Anna Reyes

Applying for law school can often seem like more work than actually being in school. However, if doesn’t have to take some herculean effort to get it done. Whether you’re applying to one of the prestigious law schools in Boston, or a less competitive school nearby, Follow these simple tips to ease the process: Get a move on it. One of the biggest tips for applying for law school is to start early. Being prepared and ahead of the game will be your biggest asset in successfully completing your applications. Because it can be extremely stressful, the extra time cushioning…

July 1, 2017 Anna Reyes

Book Title: Dirty Blonde Author: Lisa Scottoline   From the opening pages of this Scottoline novel, one senses that something is just not right. Scottoline’s main character in this slightly flawed novel is Judge Cate Fante. Fante, through the personality and demeanor initially revealed to the reader, sits ill with the conservative office of District Court Judge in the US state of Pennsylvania. That a person whose spirit is so free could be elevated to such an office with all of the strongly conservative and establishment attitudes that it demands, is highly unlikely and ultimately unbelievable.   This is not…

May 28, 2017 Anna Reyes

Were always told that women get given a hard time by the media Bidisha has called the lack of women on our screens and in our newspapers cultural femicide, and BECTU has conducted extensive research into how women are being pushed out of the media. Being three journalism students, the team wanted to see this for ourselves. So, on Friday 20th April, we bought a copy of every national newspaper (and a couple of local ones) and trawled through every single one to find out how they used women. We looked at how many articles were written by women, how…