Cassandra Skolnick


Vice President, Editor, and Writer

Cassandra is a junior majoring in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies with a specialization in Gender and Social Change and a minor in Political Science. She is the Founder and Executive Board President of Stony Brook S.A.F.E., the Executive Board Vice President and Events Coordinator of Stony Brook Brooklogue, an Alumni Association Leader of the Future, and Events Coordinator for the Stony Brook LGBTQ* Center. Cassandra is passionate about progressive social change and is planning to attend law school to pursue her J.D, focusing on legal services for immigrants, the LGBTQ* community, and women. Cassandra is actively involved with advocating for social justice and equality, challenging local laws and regulations that inadvertently discriminate on minority groups.


Colleges Pressure Students Away from the Humanities

by Cassandra Skolnick, March 7, 2021 The emphasis on STEM-related majors at colleges and universities has been aggressively fueled by the growing influence of educational systems and political propaganda (Wright). Job seeking websites—including—stated that when it came to the highest-paid industries, “…No surprise, STEM majors—science, technology, engineering, and math—came out on top” ( Based…

Supreme Court Packing – How safe is the precedent established by Obergefell v. Hodges?

by Cassandra Skolnick, October 30, 2020 The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg left the United States in insurmountable mourning. While many of us took time to reflect on the life of a human rights icon, conservatives fixated on the opportunity to pack another conservative justice into an already ideologically polarized Supreme Court (hereto…

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