• New HCV Drugs Overpriced and Out-of-Reach
  • Now Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 Executive Board
  • An Undeniable Hero in American Sniper
  • Chronic Illness or Criminal Offense: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System
  • New HCV Drugs Overpriced and Out-of-Reach

    New HCV Drugs Overpriced and Out-of-Reach

                        Sumit R. Kumar   The new Hepatitis C virus (HCV) drugs are a major medical breakthrough. Over three million Americans are being promised a cure to an otherwise chronic disease. If left untreated, HCV can cause cirrhosis (scarring of the […]

  • Now Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 Executive Board

    Now Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 Executive Board

    The 2015-16 Wagner Review Executive Board To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to wagner.review@gmail.com by Sunday, March 1. Please include the following in your cover letter. The primary position to which you are applying (descriptions below). Any other position of interest. Two 200-word (maximum) essays […]

  • An Undeniable Hero in American Sniper

    An Undeniable Hero in American Sniper

      Tabatha Renz   Considering that Clint Eastwood’s latest flick, American Sniper, has made nearly $250 million since its release in mid-January and has become the highest grossing war movie ever produced, I am going to assume that most of you have seen it. I am also going to assume […]

  • Chronic Illness or Criminal Offense: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

    Chronic Illness or Criminal Offense: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

    Kasia Orzechowski On February 7, 2014, Jerome Murdough, a former Marine, was arrested in New York City on charges of trespassing. Unable to afford his bail, Murdough was placed in jail at Riker’s Island. He was housed in a mental-observation unit due to his diagnosis of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. […]

 

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New HCV Drugs Overpriced and Out-of-Reach

New HCV Drugs Overpriced and Out-of-Reach

                    Sumit R. Kumar   The new Hepatitis C virus (HCV) drugs are a major medical breakthrough. Over three million Americans are being promised a cure to an otherwise chronic disease. If left untreated, HCV can cause cirrhosis (scarring of the […]

 
 

Now Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 Executive Board

Now Accepting Applications for the 2015-2016 Executive Board

The 2015-16 Wagner Review Executive Board To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to wagner.review@gmail.com by Sunday, March 1. Please include the following in your cover letter. The primary position to which you are applying (descriptions below). Any other position of interest. Two 200-word (maximum) essays […]

 
 

An Undeniable Hero in American Sniper

An Undeniable Hero in American Sniper

  Tabatha Renz   Considering that Clint Eastwood’s latest flick, American Sniper, has made nearly $250 million since its release in mid-January and has become the highest grossing war movie ever produced, I am going to assume that most of you have seen it. I am also going to assume […]

 
 

Chronic Illness or Criminal Offense: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Chronic Illness or Criminal Offense: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Kasia Orzechowski On February 7, 2014, Jerome Murdough, a former Marine, was arrested in New York City on charges of trespassing. Unable to afford his bail, Murdough was placed in jail at Riker’s Island. He was housed in a mental-observation unit due to his diagnosis of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. […]

 
 

What’s In An Ally? On Giving Focus in Social Justice

What’s In An Ally? On Giving Focus in Social Justice

View image | gettyimages.com Stephanie Henning   In the weeks and months since Michael Brown’s tragic death at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson, I have succumbed to a numbness. A numbness brought on by feelings of powerlessness, helplessness, anger, and sadness—heightened by the crushing weight of just how […]

 
 

Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Dallas Cowboys

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Luke Melone   As the NFL gears up for Super Bowl 49 on Sunday, a growing debate over head injuries threatens the future of the sport. Professional athletes have taken notice and weighed in on the issue. Basketball superstar Lebron James has stated that because of health risks he wouldn’t […]

 
 

Addressing Global Energy Demand in North America

Addressing Global Energy Demand in North America

Maria Landa   By 2030, global energy demand will increase by 41 percent due to rapid population and economic growth. Between 2012 and 2035, global population is projected to grow by 1.7 billion and real (or inflation-adjusted) income will more than double. In order to promote more energy efficient activities […]

 
 

New York, Pittsburgh, and Out of Network Care in 2015

New York, Pittsburgh, and Out of Network Care in 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Daniel B. Shulkin   What will 2015 bring in healthcare? Judith Roman, CEO of the managed care company Ameri-Health, together with several other prominent healthcare executives, predict that 2015 will bring further consolidation of healthcare organizations as hospitals struggle to remain financially sustainable. Further predictions indicate […]

 
 

Land Rights in Indian Country: If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Land Rights in Indian Country: If At First You Don’t Succeed…

#118594317 / gettyimages.com Stephanie Henning   The United States government has a long, nasty history when it comes to Native Americans’ land rights. From reservations to the Dawes Act to eminent domain, the Federal government has employed Mary Poppins’s Carpetbag-of-Tricks to successfully deprive Indians of access to or legal control […]

 
 

The Ebola Outbreak – A Health System Failure?

The Ebola Outbreak – A Health System Failure?

View image | gettyimages.com Priyanka Ganesh   West Africa is now home to the largest ever epidemic of Ebola virus disease. The first cases were reported in March 2014, and it has now become the disease’s largest and most complex outbreak, with over 10,000 people infected and nearly 6,113 deaths. […]