The Washington Post Nina Silber Expert article: “On April 26, the first memorial in the United States dedicated to the victims of ‘racial terror lynchings’ was unveiled in Montgomery, Ala. Originating with the efforts of the Equal Justice Initiative, which set out to document this little-known history, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice is […]
The Washington Post Michael Siegel After a shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school left 17 people dead, the mayor of nearby Weston wanted to prohibit people from carrying guns in public buildings and parks — a move that could lead to him being kicked out of office and on the hook for thousands of […]
Washington Post citing Les Kaufman, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Several varieties of sharks call the waters off the Eastern Seaboard home…” Expert cite: “Note: Information and date from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Les Kaufman — a shark expert and biology professor at Boston University’s Marine Program and the International Union […]
Washington Post quoting Les Kaufman, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Their names are Mary Lee, Katharine and Hilton…” Expert quote: “Scientists know that the sharks are out there.” View full article.
Washington Post by Joelle Renstrom, College of General Studies “This weekend, fans learned that Jodie Whittaker will be the new Doctor in the long-running series “Doctor Who,” the first woman to play the protagonist who has regenerated a dozen times before, always as a white man…” View full article.
Washington Post by Spencer Piston, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “In the spring, voters in Los Angeles decided to raise their own sales taxes to alleviate homelessness…” View full article.
Washington Post by Sarah Sherman-Stokes, School of Law “America’s immigration judges have long been overburdened and under-resourced. One immigration judge has compared her job to ‘doing death-penalty cases in a traffic-court setting’…” View full article.
Washington Post quoting George Annas, School of Law/ School of Public Health “Werner Forssmann had a plan — a plan he knew his superiors would never approve…” Expert quote: “You can prove that [a treatment is] not too dangerous to use on humans by using it on yourself.” View full article.
Washington Post LIVE featuring Stephen Prothero, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences View full video.
Washington Post quoting Bindu Kalesan, School of Medicine “On Wednesday morning a gunman opened fire on a baseball field in Alexandria, where Republican congressmen were practicing for the upcoming Congressional Baseball Game…” Expert quote: “Background checks are making the biggest impacts…” View full article.