Curious Cardinals Blog

Uncovering Turmoil and Triumph at the Supreme Court - With Mentor Matthew Jennings

The United States Senate is endowed with a number of powers, one of which is the duty to advise and consent. This responsibility has been increasingly wielded in the spotlight, namely   with the confirmation hearings of a few controversial (for some) and history-making (for others) Supreme Court Justices. But what exactly is the job of a Supreme Court Justice, and why should we care about who gets to consent to their appointment?
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The Time I Got a C+ and Dropped out of Honors Math

Last week I spoke to 10 parents whose daughters lacked confidence in math. I remembered when I got a C+ on my honors math test. Teachers told me to drop the advanced track instead of addressing the very real gender gap - I was one of three girls in my class - and empowering me to stick with it. 

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