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AVA PEABODY

AVA PEABODY, Staff Writer

Ava Peabody, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’23, is a staff writer for The Observer. She is majoring in political science and history. Originally from Virginia, she loves reading American history and travel books, and she can often be found watching “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”

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map of the internet, in an article about the spreading of qanon

QAnon Is Just Another Example of America’s Conspiracy Theory Problem

February 17, 2021
QAnon and the John Birch Society let Americans avoid the central causes of the country's political and economic problems instead of recognizing that there are societal issues that must be addressed through legislation and economic overhaul.
a chart showing the percentage of white women voters per candidate in 2016 and 2020. 2016 was 43% Clinton and 52% Trump. 2020 was 44% Biden and 55% Trump

White Women: This One’s for You

November 16, 2020
As white women, one of our primary goals in dismantling this white supremacy must be to investigate ourselves as a demographic: our excuses, prejudices and fears.
Supreme Court Building, for an article about original / originalism and Amy Coney Barrett

An Original Interpretation of Amy Coney Barrett

October 18, 2020
If we continued to interpret the law according to the original writers’ intentions, then women might be still largely confined to domestic duties and Black people might still be enslaved.
A graphic of the Earth on fire

Warming Up to Biden

August 22, 2020
We need Biden to seize the moment he has been awarded to commit to progressive, comprehensive climate change policy.