Student Blog

  • April 20, 2018
    Investors should be careful if a broker asks them to trade their account too often.  The term “churning” describes misconduct when a broker-dealer pushes an investor to make excessive purchases and...
  • April 15, 2018
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) operates the largest securities arbitration forum in the United States. The forum provides a neutral, efficient, and fair setting for investors to...
  • April 08, 2018
      Rising television contract deals have resulted in salaries for professional athletes that are nearly seven-times larger than they were twenty years ago. According to the NBA Players’ Association, its...
  • March 30, 2018
    “But for women, I thought, looking at the empty shelves, these difficulties were infinitely more formidable.”   Virginia Woolf’s seminal essay, A Room of One’s Own, was published in...
  • March 30, 2018
    Throughout history, there have been many women who helped pave the way for advancements in the arts and sciences, but did so without any formal recognition from their field. One such woman was Émilie Du Ch...
  • March 28, 2018
    Two friends are walking together when one asks, “Do you want to go out to eat at that Thai place around the corner?” —“Oh yeah! I saw that place the other day.  Will you look up...
  • March 26, 2018
    Viola Davis grew up poor and hungry in a rat-infested apartment with her two parents and five siblings. She and her sisters would wrap bedsheets around their necks to protect themselves from rat bites while they slept...
  • March 19, 2018
    Fannie Lou Hamer grew up in poverty as a sharecropper in the rural Mississippi Delta. As young as six, Hamer worked the fields and was forced to leave her schooling behind after grade school. When her family made...
  • February 28, 2018
    Sojourner Truth’s legacy as a pioneer in both the women’s rights movement and the anti-slavery movement is well established worldwide. She used her voice to advocate policy for women and Black people. She...
  • February 23, 2018
    Black History encompasses far more than the month of February can contain, but that does not mean that we all should not use February to remember, recognize, and retell stories of the important African-American men...

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