McCormack Speaks

March 21, 2017
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The Beauty of a Brown Lawn

by Katie Ronan, McCormack Graduate School student As the days get longer, daffodils begin to bloom, and heavy winter jackets are shed, the last thing on our minds may be the drought. However, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, this … Continue reading

March 19, 2017
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To HAV or to Hold: How Soon Do We Embrace the Autonomous Car?

By Christopher Dunne, McCormack Graduate School student The watchword in Silicon Valley is “disruption” and few technologies seem better positioned to disrupt than highly autonomous vehicles (HAVs). If our nation’s fleet was to change from one driven by error-prone humans … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
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The Future of Food Stamps

by Anonymous, a McCormack Graduate School student Within the United States there has been an increasing level of opposition regarding one of the most important government programs for those in need, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP benefits are … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
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Social Safety Net for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence is Fraying

by Anonymous, a McCormack Graduate School student When I heard the story about the woman ICE detained because her allegedly abusive partner reported her, my heart stopped. Any number of women my organization serves could be next. We operate homeless shelters … Continue reading

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