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EDIT: Coverage is glitchier than the website

Healthcare.gov has a lot of problems. Most of them stem from a general misunderstanding of how difficult it is to make a website. Not only were developers faced with handling millions of Americans signing up at once, they had to design a site able to organize every single one of their tax brackets, salaries and […]

INTERROBANG

You think waiting until the last minute to write an eight-page research paper is daring? Try surfing a 100-foot wave in Portugal. Hawaiian surfer Garret McNamara possibly broke his own record and swam out almost a quarter mile to catch the wave. He even strapped himself down with weights to break through the surf. We […]

EDIT: On rape culture and guilt

TRIGGER WARNING: The following editorial includes discussion and details of rape and sexual assault. For one man, Baltimore has proven to be the city that continues to find him not guilty. Nelson Bernard Clifford has been acquitted a fourth time on rape allegations, according The Baltimore SunĀ on Sunday. Prosecutors in the Baltimore City Circuit Court […]

EDIT: Boston Casino gambles with Eastie

East Boston residents will have the option to vote on the construction of a new casino on Nov. 5. While Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo hail the economic advantages of a casino in Boston, several activist groups are campaigning against its construction. What will happen to Eastie? With a casino comes […]

EDIT: Is this the education reform we need?

Remember how the best part of high school was graduation? You were finally done with four years of social stress, SATs and cafeteria food. Pathways in Technology Early College High School in Brooklyn, NY, however, plans to extend high school by two years. As part of a collaboration effort between New York public schools, City […]