Alicia Washington
Words of wisdom for the politically inclined

To keep up with the ever-changing world of medicine — a world in which constant medical discoveries force doctors to rethink the ways in which […]

My life as ‘Alias’: working for the other side

It is a situation we all find ourselves in at some point in our lives: when fiction becomes reality or, rather, where our lives begin […]

No language barriers, but what do we gain?

In a city that initially felt unfamiliar, the mermaid called to me like a beacon of light. While conducting research in Madrid last summer, I […]

On civics, it’s time to make sure kids get it

To prepare my fellow pre-law classmates for the Feb. 12 LSAT, I have taken the liberty of creating a practice logical reasoning question. (For those […]

In D.C., pomp meets adverse circumstance

Dec. 5, 2004, 5:30 p.m.: Darkness has fallen, and the train slowly rolls into Union Station. It is the first time I have ever been […]

Getting Brits-eye view on politics is beneficial

Dear Jane of Ohio, I hope that when you go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 2, you will vote for John Kerry to be […]

Still reason left to hope, and more reason to act

t appears that the world only has room for one miracle this year, and since the Boston Red Sox had already captured it, did we […]

Disenfranchisement is only an island away

With the stress of midterms and the depressing New Haven cold and rain, I long to return to a special little island in the Caribbean. […]

Bush-style democratic voting is everything but fair

As the election looms, my fingers remain crossed that the Department of Homeland Security will raise the terror alert — and not for the obvious […]

Competitive economy takes long-term view

It’s the economy stupid.” At first, it was merely a simple phrase heard around the world but later, as some would argue, it became the […]

Views abroad of Americans no longer reflect WWII legacy

Imagine what it must feel like to be greeted in a foreign country as a liberator. It must be one of the most gratifying feelings […]