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Ryan J. Farrick

Ryan J. Farrick
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Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.
A lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in admissions moved to trial on Monday. Students for Fair Admissions have alleged that Harvard is biased against its Asian-American applicants, supposedly holding them to higher standards than students of...
  The Trump administration took months to extricate itself from a family separation crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, with families once again flocking to the United States’ southern frontier, President Trump is reconsidering the policy. POLITICO.com reports that ‘three current and...
A Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center physician says his efforts to improve the quality of care within the hospital’s ICU were met with retaliation and a trumped-up disciplinary action. A ProPublica investigation claims the suit originated with a complaint. Dr. Tomas...
Hurricane Michael is expected to cause at least $25 billion in economic losses from now until its dissipation. Bloomberg reports that about $3 billion of the total will ‘fall on the federal flood insurance program.’ Private insurers are likely to...
In an unexpected policy shift, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said Canadians working in the country’s legal cannabis industry won’t be prevented from crossing the border. The reversal follows announcement made in September. CBP and Trump administration officials...
Christina Collins, a nurse practitioner in Knoxville, Tennessee, is accused of prescribing ‘colossal’ doses of opioids to an unsuspecting patient. According to The Tennessean, the prescription ‘began with 32 tablets of methadone, a powerful opioid painkiller, swallowed eight a time...
A former Coast Guard officer is hoping to challenge the Feres doctrine ban on military injury claims before the Supreme Court. Walter Daniel, a Coast Guard veteran, says he still doesn’t know what happened when his wife died in childbirth. Herself...
California legislators have engineered a law that could end the practice of hospitals ‘dumping’ poor people and homeless patients immediately after treatment. Beginning in July, writes the Sacramento Bee, ‘hospitals must document in writing that shelters have beds for homeless...
With Justice Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to the Supreme Court, immigration advocates fear for the future. USA Today reports that Kavanaugh has only presided over a handful of cases that dealt directly with immigration. Most were varied and ‘dealt with very...
A former New Hampshire inmate says the state is retaliating against over a healthcare lawsuit. Eric Cable, writes the Associated Press, launched his lawsuit in March. The man claimed that prison officials were negligent in ensuring his well-being throughout the...