Like the caffeine-charged salesmen who insist that this latest gadget in the palm of your hand will actually deliver eternal happiness and assuage your inner discontent for good, the knights of the charter school movement have a lot of promises and a lot of answers.
Election Day is here! Think Magazine has put together a quick guide to some of the high-profile races Long Islanders face in today’s midterm elections, including two US Senate races and the race for control of Albany.
This is not a trivial concern, as unfortunate as this may be for the rest of us. It contains, though, a degree of pessimism which is unwarranted. This is not an insurmountable obstacle. Firstly: student activists who recognize the problem and wish to resolve it can do so with just a bit of brainstorming and some effort. Secondly: student activists who recognize the problem but do not wish to resolve it confuse me.
Stony Brook University is running the risk of falling behind in the environmental stewardship category to…Stony Brook. That’s the Stony Brook School in Massachusetts, where they installed solar panels over[...]
In Tuesday’s Republican primary for New York State Governor, the establishment candidate, former Congressman Rick Lazio, was upset by political upstart and Tea Party favorite Carl Paladino. But rather than[...]
After lackluster and nebulous stimulus bills that really weren’t ambitious enough, President Obama had finally decided to formulate a bill that would not only create jobs like the fabled public works projects of the Great Depression era, but would also bolster our nation’s failing public transport systems which lag behind our international allies terribly…
“Do you want to JEOPARDIZE your academic career?” it bellows in scarlet lettering. Underneath, in a more restrained funeral black, it informs the viewer that “These sororities are NOT RECOGNIZED at Stony Brook University.”
“The recent tragic suicides of three students within a month has shocked Cornell campus and is the talk of the town,” Alex Cain, Cornell University senior, wrote in his blog, “Unfortunately, this only perpetuates the stereotype I hear from so many other schools about Cornell being a ‘suicide’ school…
The impact that Apple’s latest gizmo will have on education is yet to be seen. But barely two weeks since we got our hands on a device, its clear that the iPad has the potential to fundamentally change how students attend college.