This Week’s Picks: August 11, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello my dears, It’s hot, humid and cloudy. Yes, but life is still good. I keep avoiding my legal summer reading (I know I will get to it). Come into the law student and lawyer’s mind: Apparently, law school makes you hate anything with serious words listed one after the other inContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 11, 2013”

Abedin’s Choice

By: Gabriela Yareliz She’s been on our mind for a while now; ever since her husband announced his candidacy for Mayor of New York. The Huffington Post might as well have a section about Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner’s wife, with the many articles that have focused on her in recent days. The Huff hasn’t beenContinue reading “Abedin’s Choice”

Steve Turner: Creed

By: Gabriela Yareliz Steve Turner describes the greatest nation on earth. Creed by Steve Turner We believe in Marx, Freud and Darwin We believe everything is OK as long as you don’t hurt anyone to the best of your definition of “hurt”, and to the best of your definition of “knowledge”. We believe in sexContinue reading “Steve Turner: Creed”

Invasion

By: Gabriela Yareliz People want guns to guard them from an invasion. Just in case. An invasion of what or by whom? Some say China, others Iran, and some even say our own government. Regardless of what people’s stance on guns may be, I wish people realized that there is a more serious invasion goingContinue reading “Invasion”

The power of a dream

By: Gabriela Yareliz Thank you Martin Luther King Jr. for dreaming. Thank you activists for marching. Thank you minorities for boycotting. Thank you God creating us for equal. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.Continue reading “The power of a dream”

The best and worst of 2012

By: Gabriela Yareliz The following list was compiled from notebooks where I did my articles, class journals, news outlets, etc. 2012 was great, 2013 will be just as wonderful I hope. Like every year, it had its ups and downs. The Best of 2012 Cricket: In January of 2012, I walked onto the field byContinue reading “The best and worst of 2012”

Quotes

By: Gabriela Yareliz “Jesus reveals to you who you really are; but He also reveals to you who you ought to be.”-Ravi Zacahrias “There is never an excuse to kill someone for your beliefs… do you want to mock Jesus—Don’t worry, He can take it.” -Pastor Tony Romeo “Some of the greatest minds that ever livedContinue reading “Quotes”

UNdaunted

By: Gabriela Yareliz I heard the testimony of this woman, who goes from small beginnings (like finding out she is adopted at 33 years old and feeling unwanted) to becoming a hero for saving young women from human trafficking and sexual slavery. Her name is Christine Caine. God has blessed her with a meaningful ministry.Continue reading “UNdaunted”

Disturbing the Universe

By: Gabriela Yareliz This should probably go under the “Chronicles of a Law Student” page where I update about things that go on as a 1L, but I found this to be so powerful that I wanted to share generally. Today I watched an excellent documentary on a controversial lawyer who defended civil liberties andContinue reading “Disturbing the Universe”