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Sophie Glenn Lau

New era of college admission: It’s about character

The modern approach to college admission is perhaps best summed up in the words of a Lincoln School senior at a recent virtual college...
Niamh Perreault

Companies can win big by thinking small

I’m a huge fan of Rhode Island. Growing up in a small, close-knit part of the world such as Northern Ireland drew me to...

Creativity is lost without cafes and bars

While the pandemic has caused thousands of small businesses to temporarily close or shutter for good, the disappearance of the dining area in the...

The morality of canceling student debt

President-elect Joe Biden promised to forgive at least some student debt during his campaign, and he now supports immediately canceling $10,000 per borrower as...

Why are for-profit colleges thriving right now?

When COVID-19 hit the U.S., many experts warned that America’s colleges and universities could be devastated. Some of them predicted enrollment declines of up...

EPA is about to take a 180-degree turn

The Trump administration has waged what many legal experts view as an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental laws for the past four years....

Social media has left us more isolated, tribal

About a year ago I began to follow my interest in health and fitness on Instagram. Soon I began to see more and more...

U.S. financial system threatened by climate change

Burnt orange daytime skies signal that the consequences of climate change are already here. But while we tend to focus on the death and...

The overlooked part of gender pay gap

That women are paid less than male colleagues is a stubborn fact in the U.S. ­workplace. As of July, women earned 84 cents for every...

Now is time to reinvent city roadways

Sticking closer to home because of COVID-19 has shown many people what cities can be like with less traffic, noise, congestion and pollution. Roads...

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